“Panic in Detroit” Sets Dragster 1/4 Mile Run Record – 7.24 @ 186mph – Video
Panic in Detroit… is the name of an electric dragster. A dragster which recently set a new record 1/4 mile run at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown TX.
The result: 7.24 seconds @ 186 mph (299 km/h).
8,000 amps really could induse panic in Detroit, an area known for its ‘traditional’ automotive offerings .
The previous record was held by the Swamp Rat 37, Dragster – 7.274 @ 185.60 mph.
“Quickest and Fastest EV Dragster 7.24 186mph
This is our all electric dragster “Panic in Detroit” we were pushing 8000amps through four 9″ motors designed to 200amps continuous. We made 3000ftlbs torque off the line, equaling zero to 60 miles per hour in 1.0 second flat. We crossed the line for the fastest single 1/4 mile run by a 4 wheel electric dragser at 7.24 seconds and 186mph. This was at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown TX in July 2016. This is the Gopro footage of that run. Find us on facebook at Lonestar EV Racing Team or Lonestar EV Performance. on the web at ampahaulic dot com. Thanks for those teammates who came out, Nathan, Kevin Douglass. John Metric Owner/Driver”