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Drayson Racing dashes through world electric car land speed record

June 26th, 2013 by Drayson Racing Technologies LLP

Lord Drayson, former science minister, set a new world electric vehicle land speed record of 204.185 mph in a Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le-Mans Prototype on 25 June 2013 at Elvington Airfield in England. Drayson Racing, the Oxford-based sustainable motorsport company, surpassed the previous 175 mph record by 29.2 mph, which had stood for nearly forty […]

Drayson Racing and Aston University to research second generation biofuels

February 18th, 2011 by Aston University

Drayson Racing and Aston University (UK) have partnered to develop and demonstrate low carbon automotive technologies. The partnership will investigate ‘second generation’ biofuels to create high performance cars with reduced CO2 emissions. Renewable energy has always been a key concern for Lord Drayson, the former UK Minister for Science, who formed Drayson Racing to act […]