Dr. Destler’s E-Dragster Race Results

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At 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 13 teams participated in RIT President Bill Destler’s E-Dragster Race. Entrants were asked to design and construct a self-contained electric vehicle for the purpose of a straight-line performance test (drag race) a distance of 100 meters. The race track and stopping area ran from east to west through parking lots G and H.

The following table shows the results from the race. See official rules on the 2012 e-dragster rules page.

Team (in order of best time) Official Time (seconds)
Hot Wheelz
Women in Engineering (WE) @ RIT
5.74
1.21 (One Point Twenty-One)
Paul Mezzanini, Research Computing
6.10
Hellboy
E-Vehicle Club
6.88
Team Electric Roar
Matt Campbell, Mark Kimble (ITS)
7.10
Stickboy
E-Vehicle Club
9.20
Elexocution
President Destler
12.86
Quickboy
E-Vehicle Club
10.13
RIT Tech Crew
 
11.75
Turbo Scooters
NTID
16.21
Fart Kart
The Pneumaniacs
17.29*
Team Hydropower
Mechanical Engineering Students
- **
M.E. Tee Bike
Mechanical Engineering Students
18.72
Crazy Kart Racers
NTID
39.60

* powered by compressed nitrogen
** powered hydraulically (did not finish)