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The 2017 Ene-1 GP SUZUKA

Aired: January 12, 2018 (UTC)


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The ultimate test of energy control, the Ene-1 GP SUZUKA, was back for its seventh year in 2017. This eco car race features custom-built electric race cars competing to be the fastest machine around the 5.8km SUZUKA Circuit—powered only by 40 AA rechargeable batteries. A total of 96 cars in two classes competed in this year’s race to make it one of the biggest ever. Attracting plenty of attention was a high school team from Nagano.
We capture the fighting spirit of these high school motor club members as they race neck-and-neck with corporate teams, and show the preparation that lay behind their impressive performance.

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