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SUNY Broome Green Vehicle Wins Watkins Glen Competition

SUNY Broome’s IEEE student club participated in the recent Toyota Green Grand Prix event at Watkins Glen. The club took first place in the endurance portion of the event. The single-day event featured a fuel-efficiency competition for drivers of alternate-fueled vehicles The day included a 100-mile, two-hour fuel economy event on the 2.45 mile Watkins Glen short track, and an Autocross sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of America. The SUNY Broome entry clocked in at 157 miles per gallon. The vehicle they used was a retired electric utility van. The winning vehicle will be on display at the SUNY Broome Open House in the Ice Center from 10a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28.