Do race cars use diesel engines?

If you notice, many of them run on gasoline fuel, but surprisingly, some use diesel. Diesel isn’t the preferred fuel for many race cars because of various reasons. Race cars usually can’t handle or aren’t built to have diesel engines. Yet it’s not unlikely to see a winning race car running on a diesel engine with an improved fuel formula and efficiency. To compare, here are some of the most common car race types and which fuel and engine perform better:. A race car with a diesel engine can still excel in specific races that play on the fuel’s strengths. Indeed, some race cars use diesel engines, but this may depend on several factors.

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