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Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

...Charlotte's 1.5-mile quad-oval are "aero-push." That's when cars get trapped...tougher to steer."Let's clarify the aero-push," Harvick said. "Does anybody...truth."The car leading has the best aero situation and the rest don't. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-22/coca-cola-600-hinges-who-t
Richard Westbrook, Michael Valiante prevail in Six Hours of The Glen

...to June this year. With higher temperatures expected to make seam-filled Auto Club Speedway slick, IndyCar mandated a new aero kit package to add downforce and, hopefully, keep the cars on the track.Following the practice sessions, several drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-28/richard-westbrook-michael-valiant
Chevrolet, Honda looking at oval packages at Indy after crashes

...manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda are taking a deep look into their oval aero kit packages following two spectacular crashes this week at Indianapolis...at a high rate of speed, nearly completed a full spin with no aero lift. It was only after the car hit the wall and lost body work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/chevrolet-honda-look
Midseason rules changes hot topic among Sprint Cup drivers

...significantly ? as quickly as July.According to several drivers and team members, NASCAR is considering utilizing a new aero package that features an even larger reduction in downforce than in the changes implemented this season.An off-season reduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-12/midseason-rules-changes-hot-topic
Richard Petty has idea on how to bring more competition back into NASCAR

...everyone continues to complain about "aero-push," only a few seem to have a way...took a lot of the racing part away."Aero-push is a condition created by turbulent...new devices that were supposed to reduce aero-push. The sanctioning body now believes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-27/richard-petty-has-idea-how
No changes to cars for 2016 a viable option for NASCAR

...speeds would make cars less dependent aerodynamically for downforce. In reality, it might have made the problem even worse."Aero means so much with these cars nowadays that the person out front just has a huge advantage," Denny Hamlin said turning his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-20/no-changes-cars-2016-viabl
Aviation mechanics program takes off at Augusta Tech

...Augusta Tech campuses.Locally, Augusta Aviation and Standard Aero are the main employers, but nine companies, including Delta...the program in May and has already had an interview at Standard Aero, an Arizona-based aviation company with a turbine engine maintenance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-31/aviation-mechanics-progra
Qualifying marred by another crash at Indy 500

...All of the cars in the 33-car starting grid are using new aero kit packages from the two engine manufacturers, Chevrolet and...hands. Chevy's really, because of their problems with the aero kits lifting, that's really what forced this issue in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-17/qualifying-marked-another-crash-i
Denny Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

...challenger to mount a formidable attempt at the win."The final 10 laps, you've got to be on the front row," Hamlin said. "Aero means so much with these cars nowadays that the person out front just has a huge advantage. I knew once we got cleared going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-17/denny-hamlin-benefits-clea
Hendrick Motorsports seeks sixth win in a row at Pocono

...August until a piece of trash stuck to his grille and he was passed late by Earnhardt."This is one of those race tracks where aero and horsepower come into play a lot, and we've seen Hendrick be very good in those departments," Logano said, "not that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-06/hendrick-motorsports-seeks