Harry Haynes sent this to me. Electric cars are so cool. Sorry I couldn’t post the video. You’ll have to go to the site to see it. It’s 10 minutes long but it is worth the time.
Electric Drag Racing
View Related Episode: Beeswax Ship, Electric Drag Racing, Native Bumblebees
Oregon Field Guide: Electric Drag Racing
Go out to the drag strip for some racing gone green – without a drop of gas.
Watch as John Wayland’s electric car, the White Zombie leaves high powered gas cars in the dust as Portland makes a home for the National Electric Drag Racing Association. John claims that his car is the world’s fastest accelerating street legal electric car. See this 1972 Datsun time and time again take advantage of the electric motor’s full torque in the first instant and continue to break world records.
First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographers: Greg Bond, Michael Bendixen
Editor: Greg Bond
Appeared in episode: Beeswax Ship, Electric Drag Racing, Native Bumblebees