Once a factory racing team steps into the frame you quickly realize how wide the gap is between amateur and professionals. Everything from stepped endplates on the front splitter to big extended rear diffusers sees wind tunnel time.
Watch the NASCAR Championship Race this Sunday live on NBC at 3 pm ET! Every sport has its legends and in NASCAR there is one driver that is recognized by all others in the sport as The King, Mr. Richard Petty. Join James as he takes you on a journey into the life of the most iconic name in American motorsports, a man who truly has an amazing past to match his amazing level of skill behind the wheel, and who is now redefining the sport once again alongside his driver, and James's good friend, “Bubba” Wallace. This is the story of Richard Petty. Up to Speed is a weekly automotive history show about the best cars, brands, designers, drivers, and influencers ever. Host James Pumphrey covers everything from the Toyota Supra to the Chevy El Camino, The VW GTI to the Subaru WRX. The origins of every car will be uncovered to get you Up to Speed.