Sure, all Funny Cars are a bit different. After all, they are so named 'cause they didn't quite look stock, hence the name "funny", according to the great and all-knowing Wiki. But, this one is even more strange in that it runs on 100 percent canola-based biodiesel, which enables the machine to travel the good old 1,320 in just 6.4 seconds at 250 mph. That is extremely fast in anyone's book.

According to the YouTube video, the fuel is from Milligan Bio-Tech in Canada, and the car is owned by Prairieland Motorsports. Visit their web site and read more about the car here. The yellow paint job calls attention to the canola-based fuel source. You might be reminded of Jay Leno's EcoJet car, which also is powered by biodiesel fuel. I am not going to actually call this car green, of course, but the more people that get interested in alternative fuels the better; if drag racing is a way to make that happen, then I'm all for it. Plus, it's really cool, so it's got that goin' for it, which is nice.

[Source: Youtube, thanks Linton!]


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