By Jason Siu One race team in Australia is looking to dethrone Top Fuel dragsters with electric power.
Top EV Racing has its eyes set on achieving eight world speed and elapsed time records, in both drag racing and land speed. Led by electronic engineer Michael Fragomeni, Top EV Racing is working on a 1,000-volt, 5,000-some horsepower electric powertrain that will generate more than 17,000 pounds-feet of torque. The team believes it won’t take long before it can beat Top Fuel cars in the quarter-mile, and it’s likely the electric powertrain will be more reliable in doing so. The Australian National Drag Racing Association
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