How much horsepower do NASCAR cars have?

Answer A NASCAR racecar has over 800 horsepower, according to This allows them to achieve speeds of close to 200 miles per hour on superspeedway tracks. One horsepower is the amount of energy ... Read More »

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How much horsepower do funny cars have?

Funny cars have nitromethane-powered engines that can produce over 7,000 horsepower. Funny Cars consume more than four gallons of fuel during a quarter-mile run, which is more than 16 gallons per m... Read More »

Do NASCAR cars have reverse?

All NASCAR cars have a reverse gear along with a four-speed manual transmission. NASCAR drivers usually use the reverse gear in special circumstances, such as when they stop too far ahead of the pi... Read More »

Why do NASCAR cars have a treadless design for their tires?

A treadless design for NASCAR tires allows more of the tire to grip the pavement and provide better traction, handling and speed. Unlike ordinary automobiles, NASCAR races never take place during r... Read More »

How fast in mph do Nascar cars go?

The average speed of a Nascar racer varies from track to track and depends on the driver. For example at Talladega Speedway, which is considered to be the fastest Nascar track in the field, the fas... Read More »