HACK THE TRACK

by Goli Mohammadi

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Anne Petersen

MOVE OVER FORMULA 1, THE POWER RACING SERIES IS IN TOWN.

TEAM CHALLENGE: Modify to oblivion an existing ride-on electric toy of the Power Wheels persuasion, on a budget of no more than $500. Then compete in a series of races, while making a rowdy crowd-pleasing spectacle and trying not to catch on fire. It might just be the most fun you’ve ever had. Wanna race? We caught up with event organizer Jim Burke to get the skinny on the (maker) world-famous Power Racing Series.

How did the “Pow-Pow” Power Racing Series (PPPRS) get its start?

We started the series in 2009, and held our inaugural event in ...

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