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Saw-Powered Dragsters

Bolt Lightning Will Race in the Power Tool Drag Racing Championship

— September 26, 2010 — Autos
Barry Lee has joined a roster of DIY car creators with his Bolt Lightning. Lee entered his drag racing car powered by six Makita circular saws into the annual Power Tool Drag Racing Championship in Yeovil, Britain, in which participants build racing vehicles from household tools.

Quite impressively, Bolt Lightning "can reach speeds of up to 112kph (70mph) on a 100m (320ft) strip because of their lightweight bodies," according to Metro. I would love to see it in action.
Trend Themes
1. Power Tool Drag Racing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop high-performance racing vehicles powered by unconventional tools.
2. DIY Car Creation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create innovative and customizable car builds using household tools and unconventional components.
3. Lightweight Racing Vehicles - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design and manufacture lighter, faster, and more efficient racing vehicles for various racing championships.
Industry Implications
1. Power Tools - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore new applications and uses for power tools in unconventional industries such as racing.
2. Automotive - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate unconventional design elements and components from household tools into traditional automotive manufacturing.
3. Motorsports - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Leverage unconventional power sources and build lightweight vehicles to revolutionize the motorsports industry.
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