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May 26, 2009

Veggie Racecar Hits 130 M.P.H.

A racecar partly made of vegetable fiber, that can run on biofuel made with waste cocoa butter, has been created by the World First Racing of the University of Warwick.

The Formula Three car, recorded 130 miles an hour, has a steering wheel partially made of carrot fiber. The front wing and the mirrors are partly made with potato starch and flax fiber. It also ran on 30 percent vegetable oil and 70 percent standard diesel fuel.

For further information visit the New York Times article.

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