posted on 09/04/2009 11:19:14 AM PDT
Would probably be like the snail races on SpongeBob
posted on 09/04/2009 11:20:09 AM PDT
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Probably have to recharge it halfway down the track.
posted on 09/04/2009 11:22:32 AM PDT
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Actually an electric has more torque at starting than an internal combustion engine. With separate motors on all axles and computer traction control the pop off the line would be spectacular. You would need to use fuel cells rather than batteries as the latter are very heavy and you can't get all the stored power out quickly.
I'll miss the ground shaking roar of a big 8 cylinder nitro burning engine, But if it can rip down the track fast enough to make my neck snap, then heck ya I'll go watch.
posted on 09/04/2009 11:23:26 AM PDT
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On a quarter mile track you wouldn't even need a battery. You could either use an extension cord or slot car type wires on the track.
posted on 09/04/2009 11:24:05 AM PDT
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Absolutely. Built right, electric cars can be firecrackers off the line. More efficient, no gears. Drag racing may be a good venue for them because they don’t have a lot of range.
posted on 09/04/2009 11:25:53 AM PDT
Would I check it out? Yeah... if they were fast.
It might depend on who’s driving and what she’s wearing,.....
posted on 09/04/2009 11:41:43 AM PDT
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Due to the high torque generated by electric motors, you can get an electric car up to a very impressive speed in a short-distance test like a drag race. The problem comes when you run out of juice 45 minutes into your L.A. commute....
Might as well watch wheelchair races......
How about hydraulic cars?
posted on 09/04/2009 3:23:34 PM PDT
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If you did it right, it would only need an extension cord an eighth of a mile long.
posted on 09/04/2009 4:48:25 PM PDT
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