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Per the 2015 NASCAR rule book section 20.2.3.3.1 Driver Window Net Section C – Window Nets must not be used beyond 2 years of DOM, Date of Manufacture”. Definition - There is currently no process or documented procedure concerning recertification of window nets. Window Nets with a DOM of 2012 or January 2013 must be replaced for the February 2015 Daytona race. Section E – In addition, there is to be no attachment of the window net webbing to the “B” pillar post, this is to assist in proper operation of the window net hardware and ease of exit for...

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Heat Shields, NASCAR -

As summer heats up, let us help you keep cool. Based in Charlotte, right next to Charlotte Motor Speedway, we always look forward to the excitement that surrounds each race. After all, there are always products from our team helping the NASCAR teams perform better in the intense heat of the car. Jay Pennell of Fox Sports, caught up with Rookie, Justin Allgaier for some insights into the rigors of heat and the track. "It's amazing how hot it is inside these cars," Allgaier said. "That's more of it than the physical side. When you get done with a race,...

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NASCAR, Thermal Barriers, Thermal Products, Thermal Sleeving -

The team at Thermal Control Products is looking forward to this weekend’s 55th running of the Coca-Cola 600 here in Charlotte, North Carolina. We LOVE NASCAR and can’t wait to see our favorite drivers showing off all of the hard work we’ve done behind the scenes. If you look closely, you’ll find our Industrial Heat Shields, Thermal Barriers, and Thermal Sleeving and Wraps in several of the cars. And you’ll even see some of our work on the sidelines. While our focus is on the oval track this weekend, we dug into the archives for another racing project we were...

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Heat Shields, NASCAR -

Most people do not know it, but heat shields are used often in NASCAR sports, as well as other motorsports, and are actually one of the main components required for safety. During the recent Bank of America 500 race, there were several incidents -- from blown engines to an accident involving JJ Yeley and other events that waved the caution flag out.  Automobile engines, especially NASCAR engines, can produce a tremendous amount of heat during a race. This would be a threat to the safety of the car and the driver in certain situations where accidents or incidents can occur....

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