Horsepower vs Torque – Formula 1 vs NASCAR

Formula 1 vs NASCAR. Horsepower vs Torque. This video helps answer some frequently asked questions. What if an engine has more horsepower than torque? What if an engine has more torque than horsepower? The important figure to look at is horsepower, as ultimately it’s the determining factor in acceleration. This can be seen by comparing two very different engines, a high torque NASCAR engine, and a low torque Formula 1 engine.

F1 vs NASCAR – Spreadsheet
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aq_9M9vwSmwQdGRUbTllZ1ZTVlFJRXdqS0Q2TjhKb1E&usp=sharing

Related Videos:
Car Gears – http://youtu.be/bgGgH0j0KQE
First Gear Torque – http://youtu.be/dbvATt89Ico
How HP Affects Acceleration – http://youtu.be/chbjcbmaVDc

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