Bob Tasca III makes test pass (and family history) with Ford's electric Cobra Jet 1400 Mustang at U.S. Nationals
Joe Castello: And now it is time for the Super Stock class. I'm going to head out into the pits and we're getting ready... Oh no, no.... You know, [Alan] Reinhart's got this bit that he does with Pro Modified cars, where if [the car has a] flat hood and it's loud—ProCharger. Flat hood and quiet—turbocharger. If it's Cobra Jet and no sound—it's electric.
Joe Castello: That was pretty awesome. And hey, everybody remembers a couple of years back. We had the electric Camaro out [in Pomona]. Well, Ford Motor Company is trying to step it up and judging by the videos that I've seen all over social media. I am excited to watch this electric Cobra Jet with Bob Tasca driving the machine.
Joe Castello: Here we go. Turned the tire a little bit. But look at that thing move 1.38-second 60-foot time 3.88-seconds to the 330-foot, and he's off the throttle. The evolution that we have seen with electric full-body drag race cars in the last, what three years has been amazing. There'll be a little demonstration over the course of the weekend of those machines. And I am super excited for it.
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