The vehicles are required to run a specified course, with the vehicle obtaining the highest combined miles per gallon rating and design segment points winning the event. The purpose of this competition is to challenge students to set a world-fuel economy record and increase public awareness of fuel economy.
An estimated 5,000 hours were dedicated to work on the vehicle’s engine, body shape and packaging of all of its components. LORD employees assisting on the team include Katie Burbules, Kathleen Murzynski, John Pearson and Taylor Pearson. Both Burbles and John Pearson were drivers of the car.