1. Working on a dirty race car isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. Plus, dirt can camouflage problems, making them easier to miss. This is a different car, but you get a good idea of the before and after. Now Strickler and his crew are ready to get down to business preparing the race car for the team’s next event. First on the to-do list is to completely nut-and-bolt the car from front to back so that a dropped bolt won’t make your next race an unexpectedly short one.