The relationship between the firmness of a car's suspension system and the car's speed around bends
The results show that the hypothesis should be accepted. Overall, the stiffer the spring, the faster the car travels around bends. However, it is interesting to note that the springs of medium-firmness performed the worst for the round circuit.
This information is useful for understanding the relationship between the stiffness of the spring and the speed of the car. Generally, a stiffer spring provides for a faster car. However, engineers must not take only the suspension into consideration. Engineers and designers must balance speed, safety and aesthetics when designing cars.
What other factors affect the speed of the car?
Will using tires of different widths/firmness affect the result of the experiment?
Ensure that the cars are run in a safe location. Never do so on an actual road.