Category — Sports

Carbon Fiber Hood Shatters in NASCAR Crash

NASCAR ScreencapJeff Gordon blew out his right-front tire and collected Matt Kenseth during the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway March 17, giving fans a look at how NASCAR’s new carbon fiber hood reacts during a wreck.

March 18, 2013   1 Comment

MLB’s Carbon Fiber Batting Helmets Increase Protection

LA Dodgers Rawlings S100 Pro Comp carbon fiber batting helmet
The MLB has stepped up player protection by mandating new carbon fiber batting helmets that can withstand 100 mph pitches. The Rawlings S100 Pro Comp is designed to be far stronger than plastic helmets with minimal weight and size increases.

February 25, 2013   3 Comments