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  • Carter Racing Case

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    Carter Racing Case Situation Bj Carter and Chris Carter are siblings and business partners. They have to decide to run their race car in a high stakes race against tougher competition than they have seen all year. The problem being, their car has failed 7 times out of 24 this season and if it fails in this race, not only will they be out a $50,000 engine, but they will also be out a full season contract from Goodstone worth two million per year. If they decide not to race, they will be out $15

  • NASCAR Racing

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    Racing to Become Environmentally Friendly Over time vehicles have become a gigantic cause of pollution and global warming. As years have passed by vehicles have been designed to be environmentally friendly. This is only happening for the vehicles that are everyday vehicles. Most of those vehicles are still not fully efficient due to the inability of affording a new car. Racing in the biggest thing that is in need of finding a way to limit it to release less pollution. The great debate over how these

  • Racing Is Not Driving : Racing Is Not Just Driving

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    Racing is not just Driving “Driving in circles” is often one of the first things that comes to mind when someone hears race-car driver. However, “driving in circles” is nowhere near a complete explanation of what a race-car driver can do. Most people know race-car drivers drive with the purpose of going fast. That their goal when driving a race-car is to get from point A to point B as fast as possible. What they don’t understand is why they drive endless loops of a racing circuit to improve previous

  • Horse Racing

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    Title: Types of Horse Racing Description: Knowing the types of horse racing is instrumental for first-time bettors who want to grasp the ins and outs of the popular wagering activity. Keyword: South African football First-time bettors would think that all horse races are the same. However, horse racing is a varied sport once you see the bigger picture. It goes back hundreds of years and it has developed significantly throughout its course in time. These days, racing takes place in a multitude of

  • Drag Racing

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    Introduction Drag racing, an acceleration contest from a standing start between two vehicles covering a measured distance, is probably as old as the automobile itself. As a legal and commercially organized sport, however, it began on Sunday, June 19, 1950. On that day at an airstrip near Santa Ana, California, C. J. Hart, originally of Findlay, Ohio, hosted with two partners the Santa Ana Drags. A year before that, in Goleta, California, a drag race was held on a closed-off section of road with approval of

  • Illegal Street Racing

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    One of the fastest growing sports in the world is racing. Racing in general can consist of many different types such as: Drag Racing, NASCAR, Indy, Motor Cross, Truck Rally. The topic of racing that I am chose was street racing. Street racing originated from drag racing on the quarter-mile strip. The concept of drag racing is when two racers in different cars would line up at a white line, and in the middle of the two cars would be a light post, called the Christmas tree for its red, yellow and green

  • Horse Racing History

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    The history of horse racing The ancient sport of horse racing dates back thousands of years. The concept was created by Central Asian nomadic tribesmen who were the first to domesticate horses. Horse racing has been in organized sport around the world from the beginning of recorded history. It is known that English knights in the 12th century would race stallions and wager amongst themselves privately. During the 17 hundred horse-racing officially became a professional sport. From that point on

  • Art Of Racing In The Rain Analysis

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    In Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, Enzo’s epiphany was that being selfish is the way for a racer to win was proven wrong. In this scene, Enzo is listening to his owner, Denny, having a conversation with his wife Eve about the racing competition that he finished. Denny however, wasn’t able to finish the race due to a minor accident. Enzo heard something that Denny said that reminded him of a lesson for racing. “If it was anybody's fault Denny said “it was mine for being where I could get

  • The Art of Racing in the Rain

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    The novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, is both an emotional and an intelligent read portrayed through the author’s use of flashback, humor, and intellect. Through these, the author tells a meaningful story about life and death and the importance of both. The first page of The Art of Racing in the Rain is enough to get the reader hooked. ”Gestures are all that I have. Sometimes they must be grand in nature” (Stein, 2008). The story is being told from a dogs point of view. Enzo cannot

  • Essay about My Brilliant Racing Career

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    me going. After that I will be going to their main school in Charlotte, North Carolina. Once I’m there I will take a racing technician class which is around 15 weeks long, and that puts me right into the seat of racing. After researching some more I found out that if I am in the top 5 students of the racing program, I get the opportunity to be picked up and hired by an actual racing company such as Porsche, Ford, Mercedes, Chevrolet and maybe even McLaren, and get to work for them which would be an