Fans can expect to see several competition changes when the 2011 season opens at Daytona. Notably, there’s the new nose, the elimination of the catch-can man thanks to a new self-ventilating system and new rules on tire allotment. Most of the changes are geared toward saving teams money, but each will take some getting used to.
When it comes to a race car, the slightest body modification can have a huge effect on its aerodynamic properties on the racetrack. We take a look at the new nose NASCAR has given all competitors for the 2011 season and have prepared our cars for Daytona with that change in mind.