What happens when you dump 800 amps into an electric Ford Pinto? You win races.

PHOTO: Yes, that’s a Ford Pinto. And yes, it won the race. (Click the photo for more pictures)

Although many people may think “slow” or “golf cart” when they imagine electric cars, an Anchorage man is achieving world-class speed with the automobiles. Mike Wilmon says he decided to convert his daily commute pick up truck to electric more than 2 years ago when gas hit $2.95 per gallon.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage