Technical Problem Scrubs Speed Record Try
Builder Colin Fallows stands next to his British electric "e=motion" car with driver Mark Newby inside Thursday, May 5, 2005, south of West Wendover, Nevada. The attempt to set a new land speed record by an electric car was aborted due to a voltage problem and cross winds that made the try unsafe. The group planned to try again Friday.
Colin Fallows and Mark Newby
WASHINGTON POST ARTICLE May 6 2005 11:00pm
WEST WENDOVER, Nevada - A British team's attempt to establish a new speed record for electric-powered vehicles was scrubbed Friday, the second day weather and technical problems foiled efforts.
desert," team member Colin Fallows
Checking the controller settings
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