Can a road-driven car outrace a free-falling car?

Diego J Castaño
2011 European journal of physics  
Motivated by an advertising scenario in which a luxury sports sedan races against a similar car falling under the influence of gravity, a calculation using undergraduate physics and calculus is performed to theoretically predict the outcome.
doi:10.1088/0143-0807/32/6/024 fatcat:dsg7fcukhrfchppoe6eb2f7foa