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 Subject: nascar fuel consumption Category: Sports and Recreation > Automotive Asked by: aqua12-ga List Price: \$20.00 Posted: 23 Feb 2006 12:42 PST Expires: 25 Mar 2006 12:42 PST Question ID: 700065
 `what is the average fuel consumption in miles /gallon for NASCAR cars?`
 ```Most sources estimate the fuel consumption of a typical NASCAR car at approximately 4 to 6 miles per gallon. "The average NASCAR Winston Cup car goes approximately 4.5 miles per gallon of gas." (Cached) Drew Fowler: 'Splain it to me....please! http://64.233.179.104/search?q=cache:8FNFglEIti4J:fowlerweb.com/drewster/print.php "The average NASCAR gets 4.5 miles per gallon and each race has about 50 drivers and there are about 40 races in the season. They use over 200,000 gallons of gas in a year." YouthYack: The Solution to Higher Gas Prices http://www.youthyack.com/content/stories/editorial/1049140418.shtml "Last Sunday, [Ryan] Newman?s No. 12 went the last 79 laps (12 under caution) on 22 gallons of fuel... a typical engine gets around 4.5 miles per gallon. Sunday Newman got 5 mpg." Caledonian Record: Get Some Knickers http://www.caledonianrecord.com/pages/strap_in/story/ef9bd72ad "Racecars get very poor fuel mileage, usually in the neighborhood of 5 to 6 miles per gallon." Suite101: NASCAR Glossary http://www.suite101.com/lesson.cfm/17337/573/6 "Question: On average, how is the gas mileage on the race cars? ANSWER: Depending on the racetrack we get 6.5 miles-per-gallon (mpg) to 7.4 mpg on restrictor-plate races and 3.5 mpg to 4.6 mpg on open tracks." UPS Racing: Question: NASCAR Engines http://subsite.ups.com/racing/news_results/articles/tech_talk/tech_20030803_20030729.html "The Army 01 car gets how many miles per gallon? ANSWER: 4 mpg" (Cached) GoArmy: Army Racing http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:8mbPxgwObggJ:www.goarmy.com/racing/nascar_news_article.jsp My Google search strategy: Google Web Search: nascar "fuel mileage" ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=nascar+%22fuel+mileage%22 Google Web Search: average OR typical nascar "miles * gallon" ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=average+OR+typical+nascar+%22miles+*+gallon I hope this is helpful. If anything is unclear or incomplete, please request clarification; I'll gladly offer further assistance before you rate my answer. Best regards, pinkfreud``` Clarification of Answer by pinkfreud-ga on 28 Feb 2006 17:58 PST ```I ran across an article that might be of interest to you. NASCAR will be switching to unleaded fuel. It will be interesting to learn how this will affect the cars' fuel mileage: NASCAR set to use unleaded fuel in 2008 http://www.nascar.com/2006/news/headlines/cup/01/20/nascar.fuel/index.html```
 ```Many thanks for the five stars and the generous tip! ~pinkfreud```