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KPlum

Hi all

 

I'm doing a study for my anthropology class on auto racing and I was hoping I could get input from everyone here. It's just a couple of question about racing among other things. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. You can either post the answers here or shoot me a pm, whatever is easier for you. Once again, thanks

 

Name

Age

Race

Car

 

1. Why did you start racing?

2. What was your personal background? Did you grow up with cars, or was it developed over time?

3. Why do you continue to race?

4. What caused you to pick this series? (Skip if not CMC, or if person had previously raced why did they choose that series)

5. What are your feelings on street racing, and have you ever street raced before?

6. Has racing made you a better driver on the street?

7. What kind of budget do you have for this?

8. What are your general feelings on all forms of racing?

9. What are your feelings of competition and comradery? (Skipped if not CMC)

10. What is you real life job?

11. How long have you been racing?

12. What are the safety risks? What about people who have died?

13. What are your feelings on professional drivers i.e. NASCAR, NHRA, F1, Le Mans

14. Do you like anything related to Mechanical aspect of racing?

15. What type of gas do you use?

16. Why did you chose the car, or brand?

17. How much time does this take in your life?

18. Do you think that racing is a male dominated sport? If so, why?

19. Why road racing over other types of racing? (Skipped if not CMC)

20. Is there a difference in brands and their parts?

21. What are some of the various tracks you have been to? What are your favorite and least favorite tracks?

22. What do you think of the growth of the series? (Skipped if not CMC)

23. Would you like to be a professional race car driver?

24. How do you prepare for a race weekend?

25. Start of race-what are you feeling or doing?

26. End of race-what are you feeling?

27. After effects-i.e. crash's

28. When I say racing what is the first thing that comes to your mind?

29. Does racing have its own language?

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Dave Schotz

Would it be easier to send you an Email?

 

Do you have an email address?

 

Thanks,

Dave

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mitchntx1548534714

Dave can you CC me your responses?

 

I will then forward them to Kyle under my name.

 

It's been 30 years since I had this much homework!

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Dave Schotz

LOL! You're telling me...

 

What really made me feel 'old' was the 'how long you've been racing'... Oh my!

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mitchntx1548534714

This is like taking the MMPI for a background check to get clearance for unescorted access to a nuke ...

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Lady in Nomex

Done!

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MHISSTC

That was fun.

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KPlum

thanks to all those that took answered the question

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KPlum

Just thought everyone would want to know, I got a perfect score on the paper and wanted to once again thank everyone fore their help

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TxCMC22

Grats...

 

So what did you learn?

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KPlum

That basically all racers whether or not its on the street or track that they feel that racing has made them a better driver

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