Far from the fury of traditional race-tracks, spectators got a glimpse of the future as they watched electric cars rev up, and silently bomb off around the Mason-Dixon Dragway.
Cars powered by chocolate, steered by carrots with drivers sitting on soybean oil foam seats - it's motor racing's cheap, cheerful and environmentally-friendly series of the future.
Arguably, Blacklight was the Superman among supercomputers.
It takes a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps at speeds that can top 200 mph.
Balls. Dolls. Race cars. So dull. How can good old-fashioned toys like these compete for children's attention when kids seem umbilically connected to their iPads? How about software-upgradable balls, dolls and race cars?
A solar car built by Iranian students has finally arrived in the United States for an international competition after a race against the clock, their spokesman told AFP on Monday.
Formula One dominator Sebastian Vettel gave short shrift Saturday to the new, electric Formula E series, saying it would be far too quiet and was "not the future".
Already noted for saving gasoline and having zero emissions, electric cars have quietly taken on an unlikely new dimension –– the ability to reach blazing speeds that rival the 0-to-60 performance of a typical Porsche ...
An official says a panda that gave birth to a cub at Washington's National Zoo has also given birth to a stillborn cub.