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The Science of Speed: Load Transfer

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NASCAR corners are divided into three parts because the car's grip changes in different parts of a turn. The center of gravity in the car challenges crew chiefs to minimize weight shift around a turn. Equipment like the seven-post rig helps, but the ultimate test is on the track. Part of "The Science of Speed" series.

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