Lord Paul Drayson claims to have set a new land speed record for electric vehicle weighing 999kg or less. The record was set at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, and the Drayson B12 69 electric vehicle achieved an average of 205.139 mph over 2 runs within one hour (as required to set an official record).
Prior to this new record, the previous record was also set by Lord Paul Drayson at 204.185 mph.
Drayson Racing also holds these other electric vehicle records:
- Average speed over one kilometer at 333.271 km/h
- British land speed record any propulsion type vehicle driven by their wheels over one mile from a flying start at 219.1 mph
- Fastest quarter mile for EVs at 9.742 seconds and 92.383 mph