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Drayson Racing B12 69/EV Sets World Electric Land Speed Record

UK-based Drayson Racing Technologies today set an FIA world electric land speed record at RAF Elvington airstrip in Yorkshire, England. Their B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype topped out at 204.185 miles per hour on the 1.86 mile-long runway. The modified low-drag electric race car was piloted by the company's owner and former UK science minister Lord Paul Drayson. "The reason we are doing this is t

Paul Drayson reflects on the "greening" of Le Mans

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UK's defense minister quits job to race ethanol car

UK Defence Minister Lord Paul Drayson took a "leave of absence" (that's a nice way of saying he quit) from his job to race a bio-ethanol car in Le Mans. Here's part of what Lord Drayson said in a letter to Prime Minister Gordon Brown;