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Browsing the "Drag Racing" Tag

Tesla Model X vs. Audi e-tron — 100% Electric Drag Race

November 22nd, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

There is always a moment in Tesla vs. [fill in the blank] drag races that makes a waggish and direct point of contrast. The Tesla quietly zips off leaving the gasoline vehicle looking broken. In this case, though, it's at an all-electric, noiseless sprint between two vehicles benefiting from instant torque


Texas Track Bans EVs, Cites Fire Concerns. Many Tesla Owners Aren’t Buying It.

July 31st, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Recently, the Texas Motor Speedway decided to not allow electric vehicles to participate in their "Friday Night Drags" event. When asked by Teslarati why this was, the track's spokesman said the track wasn't prepared to deal with battery fires, should one occur. While this certainly is a plausible explanation, it seems that a vast majority of Tesla owners and other EV enthusiasts think it's an excuse


$59,500 Tesla Model 3 Performance vs. $294,250 Porsche 911 GT2 RS — Guess Who Wins

March 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Want to check out an epic showdown between the internal combustion engine and electric drivetrain as they race against one another? This isn't just any showdown between gasmobile and EV. The Porsche 911 GT2 RS faces off against Tesla's Model 3 Performance in an adrenaline-filled drag race video produced by Formula 1 champ Nico Rosberg


Electric Drag Racing With True Cousins — The Bikes

March 23rd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

This is the first of two parts about the cousins Hans-Henrik Thomsen and Glenn Ellegaard Nielsen and their amazing efforts in electrifying the drag racing sport. They have built and driven battery-powered vehicles for drag racing since 2007, resulting in 7 — still standing — world records with 4 different vehicles: 2 motorcycles and 2 cars



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