What kind of fuel do NASCAR engines run on?

What kind of fuel do NASCAR engines run on?

NASCAR engines burn 110-octane leaded gasoline. Indy cars burn pure methanol (a.k.a. wood alcohol, CH3OH). Top Fuel dragsters and funny cars burn nitromethane (CH3NO2).

Who scored the winning goal in the first World Cup?

Héctor Castro played on the Uruguay soccer team during the first ever World Cup in 1930. In the last game between Uruguay versus Argentina, Castro scored the winning goal in the last minute of the game. The final score was 4-2, making Uruguay the first country to win the World Cup title. What’s notable about Castro is that he was one-armed player.

When did Paul Revere say the redcoats are coming?

On the evening of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was sent for by Dr. Joseph Warren and instructed to ride to Lexington, Massachusetts, to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were marching to arrest them.

Where was the color television invented?

In Mexico, Guillermo González Camarena invented an early color television transmission system. He received patents for color television systems in 1942 (U.S. Patent 2,296,019), 1960, and 1962.

What was the first human invention to break the sound barrier?

The cracking sound a bullwhip makes when properly wielded is, in fact, a small sonic boom. The end of the whip, known as the “cracker”, moves faster than the speed of sound, thus creating a sonic boom. The whip is probably the first human invention to break the sound barrier.

What travels faster light or sound?

While both light and sound travel as waves, the speed of light is much, much faster. Light is composed of electromagnetic waves which travel independent of a medium. That is to say, light can travel in a vacuum, such as outer space. Electromagnetic waves travel very fast.

What bird lays the largest egg?

The largest egg on record weighed 2.589 kg (5 lb 11.36 oz) and was laid by an ostrich (Struthio camelus) at a farm owned by Kerstin and Gunnar Sahlin (Sweden) in Borlänge, Sweden, on 17 May 2008.

Which president served in both world wars?

Dwight Eisenhower later served as US Army Chief of Staff and was elected President of the United States in 1952. Lt. Gen. James Gavin was a noted American airborne commander during World War II.