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pjmolo

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Maybe next time they should just try parking it manually . . . .

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Mile and a half dirt ...

"In its four short years of operation, the big, fast Arkansas speedway developed a reputation for being both scary and treacherous. In one bizarre crash, future Daytona 500 winner Tiny Lund was thrown from his ’55 Chevy (ironically sponsored by a seat-belt supplier) out onto the track, but he escaped with a badly broken arm."

 

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Why the upside down tach?
Often times the gauges are rotated so that at their optimum operating range, the needles all point in the same direction to make them easier to read at a glance. In my Chevelle, all of the needles point straight up when all is well. In a race car, the driver isn't concerned about anything below say 5000 RPM, so you can turn it upside down and put the 5-9000 range at the top.
 

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They did a bad job on that one.

In their defence, the cigarette lighter is within reach.
 

pjmolo

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continuing with the theme of athletes smoking a cigarette . . . .

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