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  • Informative Speech On Sprint Car Racing

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    been around sprint car racing my whole life. From helping friends work on their cars to driving my own car, I have been really involved in this sport for the last three years. I have always enjoyed it and I believe it is the most exciting and challenging type of racing. I will be giving an informative speech on sprint car racing. I will explain what a sprint car is, how it is raced, the basic parts of a car, how it operates. Sprint cars are know to be the fastest type of open wheel racing in the world

  • Jeff Gordon: The Sport Of Stock Car Driver

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    course of the last 68 years, the sport of stock car racing has seen many legends. In the past two decades, Jeff Gordon has been the man that filled that legend position. Born in 1971 in Vallejo, California, Jeff was raised in Pittsboro, Indiana where he raced midget cars, as well as go karts and sprint cars. Jeff was extremely successful in doing this, becoming the youngest driver ever to earn a USAC license. In October of 1990, Jeff made his stock car debut in the Busch Grand National series (now

  • Prohibition, and the development of the sport NASCAR NASCAR wasn’t always one of America’s

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    Depression. He formed the idea that people would enjoy to watch unmodified cars race. He put his plan into action and soon he had many race enthusiasts to come watch these dangerous high-speed races. Daytona Beach became known as the place to set land speed records. The beach was filled with racecar fans from across the globe. Fifteen records were set at the beach between 1905 and 1935. In 1936 the course began hosting racing events. Drivers raced a 1.5 to a 2-mile stretch of beach as a straightaway

  • Nascar 's Old Guard For A New Generation Of Young Turks

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    of drivers gathered at Daytona Beach, Florida. Throughout the race, the heavier cars got bogged down in the sand, while the lightweight Fords navigated the ruts of the course, eventually claiming the top 6 finishes for the race. They also like the city lost their interest in motor sports promotion. The drivers brought coupes, hardtops, convertibles, and sports cars to compete in an event to determine the fastest cars, and best drivers. Haugdahl and France had become very good friends and were not

  • Evaluation Argument On Nascar Driver Elite Athletes

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    driving a car does not make someone athletic. In 2013 Donovan McNabb, retired NFL quarterback, made a comment that he did not consider Jimmie Johnson an athlete. The remarks were fueled when Jimmie Johnson, six-time champion in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, was nominated for Best Male Athlete at ESPN’s Espy Awards in 2011. Merriam-Webster defines an Athlete as a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina (“Athlete” 1). Auto Racing is recognized

  • Stock car racing has evolved a great amount since 1920’s when racing first started. The cause of

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    Stock car racing has evolved a great amount since 1920’s when racing first started. The cause of racing was because of the Prohibition. The 18th amendment banned the production and possession of alcohol. So people had to make their own liquor, called moonshine. In order to make money from liquor, part of the job was to deliver it to their customers, but with the law enforcements trying to obey the new law, Moonshiners had to make their runs at night. They also had to use vehicles that would blend

  • Main Styles Of Racing That Have Affected The American Culture

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    Four Main Styles of Racing that have Affected the American Culture: A Review of Some Related Stories, Articles and Literature Tammy Smithers Popular Culture 394, 001-2015-030 Professor J. Chowning April 29, 2015 America has been fascinated with racing since the 1800’s and there are so many types of auto racing in America and each one is unique. Automobile racing is a competition race between cars and drivers. Even the first motor race between steam engines took place

  • The Effects Of Listening On Different Types Of Music

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    Title: Effects of listening to different types of music one week prior to midterm exam on student’s result in a randomized classroom clinical trial Introduction: Dating back to 1973 was one of the earliest studies done on music and memory. The study done by Mowsesian and Heyer involves 15 year old students listening to music while taking their exam. The researchers found out that music does not have a huge impact on student’s performance (Hallam, Price, & Katsarou, 2002). In contrast, there is

  • Safety And Standards Of The National Association For Stock Car Racing

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    Association for Stock Car Racing. NASCAR has been a big part of my life since I was a child. When I was young not only did I watch the races on TV with my family, I would be at the track every week with my racing family, watching at a NASCAR sanctioned track. Racing had become a drastic part of my life at an early age because my mother had passed away. My father wanted to bring the family together at least once a week and do something together. Not only did my family watch racing in TV or on the track

  • Safety And Efficacy Of Using The Stone Cone And An. Entrapment And Extraction

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    Safety and efficacy of using the stone cone and an entrapment and extraction device in ureteroscopic lithotripsy for ureteric stones Waleed Shabana, Mohamed Teleb, Tamer Dawod * Zagazig University, Faculty of Medicine, Urology Department, Zagazig, Sharkia, Egypt Received 8 December 2014, Received in revised form 6 January 2015, Accepted 8 February 2015 Available online 9 March 2015 KEYWORDS Stone cone; Ureteroscopy; Lithotripsy; Retropulsion ABBREVIATIONS URS, ureteroscopy; MSL, maximum stone length