The Portland International Raceway should be a little quieter for the next couple of days as the Wayland Invitational kicks off with all kinds of electric vehicles ready to do battle on the drag strip. One of the more entertaining pairings may be a duel between the world's quickest electric anything, the Killacycle, and its Mini-Me radio-controlled one-tenth scale doppelganger by Shredder-X. The two will go head to head antenna over the eighth-mile distance at the NEDRA-sponsored event and we're
This past weekend, Daihatsu apparently sponsored a day of EV racing at Japan's Tsukuba Circuit. Based on our Google-translated interpretation of the source article, it appeared that there were 30-minute race sessions for classes that ranged from EV karts to full-blown EV conversions of regular vehicles. In addition, to the normal racing, there was also a time trial competition, and it appears that a student class was added this year (it's an annual event). We wish we had more info, but Response.