Norman Couple Becoming Race Car Research 'Stars'
Nichols, Max, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Louis Duncan had one of the most exciting jobs in the American auto industry in 1980, when he was helping to design cars of the future for Ford Motor Co.
As an engineer of aerodynamics, he did research and development on the exterior design of cars such as the revolutionary 1983 Thunderbird. His research included working with a wind tunnel in developing the surface of an autobody for better fuel efficiency and other improvements.
As a result, Duncan worked with Bill Elliott, who was racing a Ford Thunderbird in National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing competition. He tested Elliott's car for modifications that stabilize the front, increase downward …
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Publication information: Article title: Norman Couple Becoming Race Car Research 'Stars'. Contributors: Nichols, Max - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: March 9, 1988. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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