2017 REFUEL EV Race Sees New Track Records

By Jeff Nisewanger Last week at the 9th annual REFUEL all-electric time trials at California’s Mazda Raceway, Billy Kwan grabbed first place in his category driving a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.
In the process, he set a new track record at 1:56.619, actually beating every Tesla entry from last year’s race, but not this time.
The Monterey track, formerly known as Laguna Seca, is 2.2 miles long and features 11 turns including number 8, known as the Corkscrew, which plunges at up to an 18-percent drop between curves.
As for Teslas that were faster, Cameron Rogers took first place in the higher-powered “Production GT” car category

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