Why race? It's the DNA

Edsall, Larry
April 2002
Automotive News;4/8/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5978, p1i
Trade Publication
Focuses on the reasons of automobile manufacturer for racing the cars. Expenditure of the car makers on engineering expertise; Indication of credibility of car makers; Learning of engineers from the basic values of racing.


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