Step Churning

L. Van Warren

coumadin, known colloquially as "blood thinner" in the geriatric community prevents strokes due to the formation of clots in the blood vessels of the brain and heart. interestingly, it is also used as domestic rat poison in a sinister cascade process wherein the original consuming rat develops internal bleeding that does not stop. Fellow rats feeding on the carcass of the now displaced rat suffer a similar fate due to the ingestion of their compatriots.


Well since the invention of "in-the-track" position, velocity and excursion sensors, auto racing speeds had been build up again. In the unending quest for speed a phenomenon known as "Step churning" began to occur. In completely automated races this it was not a problem. The entire race trace, proceeding at lock stop at 280 miles an hour would simply, like butter that hand been churned too long, turn into a mush of flying debris, tires, kevlar, and engine parts. The real problems developed when races that were half manned began to turn into body count wars, and the tatoo-ed carny drivers were inevitably meat of the owner approved and NHRA sanctioned sausage grinder ....