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Jalopnik has a fun piece on this weekend’s Power Racing Series competition at Maker Faire Detroit.

Two vehicles were super reliable and put on an endurance racing clinic. One, the “Pit Rats” of OmniCorps Detroit took the race with decent speed, good handling and unfaltering performance. They didn’t even need to come in for a battery change. Taking second was “Baby Burrito” out of Milwaukee employing the slow and steady wins the race strategy, in third with a fast but occasionally broken car was i3 Detroit in their “My Little Friend” Jeep. Who knows, maybe there’ll be a Jalop entry next year.

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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