Taking Stock

December 2008
PN;Dec2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p71
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a stock car driven at racing speeds by a driver with a physical disability during a break in the preliminary events leading up to the start of the Mohegan Sun NASCAR 200 in Lime Rock, Connecticut, on August 15, 2008. It describes the hand controls and electronic controls of the Ford Taurus racing stock car designed by Brian Hanaford and Peter Ruprecht. It adds that the car also features pushbutton transmission for drivers with reduced arm and hand strength


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