Daymak says its C5 Blast Ultimate electric go kart will be the world’s fastest vehicle. It combines an electric motor with four fans for forward thrust and 8 more fans for upward thrust.
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The Smart electric go kart is designed to be safe for young riders, with an app that lets parents control the activity. Is that a good thing?
Being an engineering student ain’t easy, or at least that’s what I’ve heard. But engineering students arguably have the coolest competitions, like the Formula Student race that pits engineering students from across Europe in a contest of handling speed. While normally dominated by gas-powered karts, this year electric cars took both first and second place, perhaps signifying a paradigm shift in this collegiate motorsport.
With the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race just days away, racing teams from all over the world are preparing for what is to many the most brutal motorsport event of the season. This year will see several hybrid racers from Audi and Toyota taking to the field, though the governing bodies saw fit to limit the advantages the hybrid racers have. The 2012 Le Mans race will also feature as an ever-expanding group of “experimental” race cars like GreenGT’s hydrogen-fueled race car, which debuted its latest prototype this weekend.