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Top-end speed in NASCAR often result of back-end sensation


Years ago, race crews set up cars by using rulers, scales and a ball of string. Now they use computers.

But nobody has developed the more accurate way of finding speed and stability – a driver’s rear end.

In the past, rulers, scales and string were used to make sure the tires and suspension were in proper alignment. Computers now do that work in seconds, along with finding the proper weight distribution and aerodynamics.

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