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Slow but steady wins the race

High school students from across New England competed at the Electrathon at Lime Rock Park on Friday, May 31. Photo by Lans Christensen

LIME ROCK — There are certain tricks that you need to know when you drive a car with an electric battery, according to Mike Grella. He shared a couple of them while standing next to the skid pad at Lime Rock Park on Friday, May 31, watching handbuilt electric cars whiz quietly around the track.

It was Electrathon day, the annual spring outing for high school students from all across New England, who come to the track to race the cars they’ve spent this school year building and refining. 

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