This show model of the NASCAR racer sponsored by DVT has a retired chassis
that once rated the circuit, though the body hasn't been through that grueling
cycle. The vehicle, owned by Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs, is now driven
by Mike Bliss. To help give attendees a feel for what it's like to race the
vehicle, there are two racing stations in the pavilion. Attendees say it comes
close (well, sort of) to actually being there. Race cars in general though are a
big draw for the techie audience like the DVT Users Group.
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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