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THE EXTERIOR
Ed Hinton
August 18, 1997
NACA DUCTPlastic scoop catches fresh air, which travels via hoses to cool Gordon's helmet, seatback and oil tank.
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August 18, 1997

The Exterior

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NACA DUCT
Plastic scoop catches fresh air, which travels via hoses to cool Gordon's helmet, seatback and oil tank.

WEBBING
Winston Cup cars use nylon webbing in place of a driver's window to prevent debris from entering the car.

SIDE PANEL
For safety reasons Winston Cup cars are built without doors; Cordon gets in and out through the window.

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