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Electric Race Car Wins Formula Student Competition For The First Time

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.

GreenGT Debuts Hydrogen Prototype Racer, Aims For 2013 Le Mans Debut

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.