Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines, or eh… align your collectors the 2008 Solar Drag Race is this weekend at the
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The race cars must be completely solar powered using electrical engines. Acceleration to speeds up to 50 MPH is said to be possible in the race. The cars must be equipped with brakes and operated by a person who has at least a learners permit. Entries for the high school division are said to involve about $5,000 worth of investment while $10,000 is about the max investment recommended for the college division.
This will be the fourth funning of the Solar Drag Race and participants in this year’s event are hopeful that the World Record will fall again.