It’s a first of kind in Texas and it happened right here in the Rio Grande Valley.
A race involving electric cars that was sponsored by the Brownsville Public Utility Board. The event happened at the Brownsville- SPI International Airport.
The HESTEC Green Power USA South Texas Electric Car Competition brought together 32 teams from across south Texas to test their skills in this big event. Drivers competed in middle school, high school and college divisions. The object is to find out which electric vehicle could go the furthest during the time.