Generally, a race car's performance while racing, qualifying or practicing. How a car "Handles" is determined by its tires, suspension geometry, aerodynamics and other factors.
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the last practice session held before a NASCAR race.
Slang term for the last official practice session held before an event. Usually takes place the day before the race and after all qualifying and support races have been staged.
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The 18-wheel tractor-trailer rig that teams use to transport two race cars, engines, tools and support equipment to the racetrack. Cars are stowed in the top section, while the bottom floor is used for workspace.
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