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Sprint Cars - adrenalin on wheels!

Sprint Cars are a form a speedway racing that must be seen to be appreciated. Imagine twenty 850hp, V8-powered, open wheel racing cars sliding sideways on dirt, only inches apart at over 100 miles per hour.

The massive wings produce huge amounts of downforce, which allows the cars take corners at unbelievable speeds. The rumbling methanol powered engines shake the ground as they thrill crowds across the globe.

Yes, NASCAR racing is exciting, but how often do you see NASCARs pulling wheel stands? Many of today's NASCAR stars, such as Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Kasey Kahne learnt their skills racing Sprint Cars.

This website is full of information about this unique and exciting form of motorsport. Want to know how the wings work or why one tire looks bigger than the other? You'll find the answers here, and if you don't we'll find it for you!

Looking for a component for your car? Check out our store which is full of the best bargains on the web.

Be warned though, this sport is addictive!


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Anatomy of the beast

1. Wings 4. The Cockpit
2. Chassis 5. Engine
3. Tires 6. Torsion Bars



Ever wondered why push cars are needed? This is because Sprint Cars don’t have starter motors. To start the car the driver locks it into gear and the push car then pushes the car until the engine is turning over, the driver can then turn on the ignition to fire the engine. Click here for more information.


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