@nascarcasm’s Next Gen quiz
By @nascarcasm | Thursday, December 2, 2021
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OK, race fans – time to see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the on-track tests and technical specifications. Here is a series of true-or-false questions that will put your knowledge to the test!
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Farewell, four-speed, H-shaped manual transmission. In its place will be a shiny new five-speed sequential transaxle.
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DREAM LOUVER COME RESCUE ME. Ha. That’s a joke for the Mariah Carey fans. But yes, air will exit through these openings located on either side of the hood.
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The sleek and modern appearance of the bodies on the Next Gen cars do suggest they would transform into robots but that is not the case. At least we haven’t seen it happen. Although one team at the test did say they may have heard their car talking during the lunch break.
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No no, fret not, you won’t be seeing the No. 2,384 Ford Mustang. This was done to give sponsors even more visibility on the race car.
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The new car will move from the 15-inch steel wheel to an 18-inch aluminum. This makes them much more comfortable to sit on, as Denny Hamlin is demonstrating.
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But that doesn’t mean I’m done trying to make this a reality. Come hell or high water, one of these magnificent pieces of machinery WILL be picking you up from the airport.
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Yep. This gives drivers the option to camera-drive instead of mirror-drive. If you really want to mess with your fellow competitors, cover their camera up with a picture of a terrifying clown before the race.
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If you got this wrong then holy s---.
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You probably knew this one. Instead of the five lug nuts of the past, the wheel will attach via a single, center-locking lug. So rather than the “RRRRRRrrr RRRRRRrrr RRRRRRrrr RRRRRRrrr RRRRRRrrr” you used to hear on each wheel during pit stops, it’ll be more like “RTRTRTRTRTRTRTRTRTRTRTRTR.” That’s the best I could do, sorry.
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That’s just a prank that we’re pulling on Brad Keselowski on 2022.