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IN THE NEWS: World Record-Setting Dragster Part of MCC's Commitment to Alternative Energy Research

Thursday, November 14, 2013

A new world record set last month by a dragster built by Muskegon Community College students is drawing more attention to the college's commitment to alternative energy research.

"Short Circuit" isn't just any dragster. It's an electric dragster that set a world record by racing at a top speed of 109 mph down a ¼-mile drag strip in 12.369 seconds.

"We've got some real big bragging rights," said Al Thomas, the dragster's team manager. "Very few electric cars go 100 miles an hour."
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