We are finally done with our REFUEL video, and had an excellent trackday at Horn Rapids in the tri-city area of WA. Long drive to get there, but very worth it. Lots of folks there to race with, and MK.4 performed flawlessly despite the 105+ degree heat. A last minute suspension adjustment helped chase keep it shiny side up the entire day, breaking a 6 trackday crashing spree.
Here are some pictures from Horn Rapids:
Monday, July 22, 2013
Monday, July 1, 2013
REFUEL was both an amazing, and challenging day. We started out pretty rough with the liquid cooling system getting stuck on and over flowing onto the back tire, causing us to crash. The rest of the day went better. We switched to the backup cooling system, which also failed, and then resorted to disabling it completely, and limiting the power to keep the motor alive. Because of our limited battery capacity, we were only able to do two to three laps of the track, so we had to cut short our sessions. But towards the end of the day we had turned a fast enough lap to place third behind Brammos TTXGP bike, and a heavily modified zero S. Needless to say we were pretty happy with that result.