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      04-15-2016, 11:09 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by confusion
Originally Posted by Boss330 View Post
I guess you didn't bother to check out all the other race series I posted videos from then...
You lost me at NASCAR. :P

All good man, I think there's a lot more to it than that.
Besides less body movement like I said earlier, sitting closer also gives your arm more leverage. Many race cars do not have power steering, sitting too far takes more toll on your arm.

So I think those racers are just so used to the form of sitting close and transfer over to street cars.

Although again, with airbags in street cars, unless I am wearing a helmet, otherwise I wouldn't sit so close.