Gallery: Cheese-Powered Dragster Breaks a Land Speed Record in Utah


A team of Utah State University researchers have set a land speed record in their class with a dragster powered by cheese! The Aggie A-Salt Streamliner runs on yeast biodiesel derived from the industrial waste of cheese production. However despite its dairy-based origins, the hot rod performed impressively at the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association’s 2012 World of Speed event and broke the land speed record for one-liter engine vehicles.

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  1. Lain Campbell October 5, 2012 at 5:42 am

    Curious to know if soy-based biofuel is from Genetically Modified crops and whether the cheese could have been used for animal or human food.

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