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Hi-Tech Race Cars: Old and New

Posted September 23, 2013 By Richard Leo

There was a time at the beginning of race car driving when race cars where simply cars and drivers wore little more than goggles and gloves.  The newest technology was the cars themselves.  Obviously a lot has changed over the last century and increases in technology have improved car performance as well as driver safety.

Modern race cars may look low-tech on the outside but a quick peek inside will prove otherwise.  Roll cages, centralized seating, camera monitoring systems are just a few of the features that give modern race cars an edge over traditional road cars.  They are also … Read the rest