A Visit to Fuel Safe to Learn More About Fuel Cell Technology
By Group R Motorsports owner Bob Bogwicz
Beyond safety, the top 2 characteristics of a fuel cell are capacity and the ability to draw every last drop of fuel out of the bladder.
I lied to you. All of you. I said in last months installment of Supermodified Tech Knowledge that we would discuss stagger this month. Well, we’re not. I lied. We’re going to talk about fuel cells instead!
The reason for the change in topic was quite serendipitous. For those of you who race dirt, that means “a pleasant surprise”, ha ha!.
As I write this, I’m in the beautiful state of Oregon, installing a machine for one of my customers. Even though these trips keep me away from building our new supermodified, I’m always working on the project one way or another.
So, while searching on my computer for a needed document, I happened across information about fuel cells. It piqued my interest because I am in the process of defining the configuration of the fuel cell for the new car. The document was from a company called Fuel Safe. Not only had I heard of them before, but they were recommended to me by none other than Joe Hawksby of Hawk Jr. fame.
Just for the heck of it, I typed in the web site for Fuel Safe and lo and behold, they are in Redmond, Oregon! So, I naturally shirked the current responsibilities of my customer and headed to Redmond. Continue reading Supermodified Tech Knowledge-Why Race Cars Use Fuel Cells