Recent Articles In Racing
June 12, 2009 by uret on uret
Obama Administration Orders 14,105 Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

 

The GSA said yesterday that it ordered the vehicles from General Motors, Chrysler and Ford last week, bringing the total of greener cars ordered since April to 17,205 and the total spending to $287 million.

"GSA is committed to spending Recovery dollars quickly and wisely," Commissioner James A. Williams of GSA's Federal Acquisition Service said in a statement. "Simultaneously, we are focused on acquiring vehicles that wi...
October 22, 2008 by gomenas on gomenas
T-Mobile's G1 Android cell phone went on sale Tuesday exclusively at the T-Mobile store in San Francisco. It will be available for purchase at all T-Mobile stores on Wednesday
June 23, 2008 by KarmaGirl on When Coffee Goes Bad
Scott Kalitta, son of Connie Kalitta, dies this weekend during his last qualifying round in a terrible, fiery accident.  More can be found at:  http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080623/SPORTS16/806230343/1064

This tragedy is one of several over the past couple years for Funny Cars.  Last year, Eric Medlin died after a crash, and not long after that, the great John Force almost lost his life to a horrible crash.

I think it might be time that the drivers, crew ...
May 29, 2008 by jeep1688 on jeep1688
Online PC game publisher YNK Interactive announced the open beta date for their highly anticipated massively multi-player online role-playing game, Rohan: Blood Feud. Open beta will begin on Tuesday, May 27th at 6:00pm PST. Having been working around the clock since the end of the Closed Beta fixing bugs and making many refinements and improvements, YNK Interactive has added several of players' suggestions into the game, and will continue to welcome player input during the Open Beta phase.

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February 25, 2008 by johnbrady on gtchannel
Nissan GT-R – The Secret RevealedThe production version of the Nissan GT-R debuted at the 2007 TokyoMotor Show and was launched in the Japanese market December 2007. The U.S. launch isscheduled for June 2008. Europe will be thethird market for the GT-R, where it is expected to be launched late 2008.Production will be held to about 1,000 cars per month. Sony PlayStation's "GranTurismo (series)"Gran Turismo creators "PolyphonyDigital"Polyphony Digital were involvedin the development of t...
February 25, 2008 by johnbrady on gtchannel
Since the day the internet allowed people topublish their videos online, there has been a sort of revolution. Videocreators and video submission companies have been jostling for space andattention. People have published funny, interesting as well as bizarre videos.There has been one for everyone…  Moving aside from this common genre of videos, arethe adventure and action sport videos, which have slowly carved a niche amongtheir rapidly growing group of enthusiasts. In the car rac...
October 2, 2006 by ganteng7 on IT....ME......
What is the relationship between a car's horse power, torque, weight and speed?

After some some searching and experimenting I found some pages that gave bits and pieces (I found one I really like and am linking to it below).

While there is no substitute for an actual road test, this formula seems to work pretty well for figuring out the the quarter mile time and how fast it'll be going:

Speed at 1/4 mile point  = 220 * (HP / Weight) ^.3138

Quarter Mile time = 6.9446 X (weig...