Ready to rumble at Ardgowan

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TEST RUN: The Ardgowan School CO2 Dragster Competitionwas held yesterday afternoon.

Pupils (from left) Jasmine Prebble, 11, Tayissa Hetet-Morris, 10, Ayla Ferguson, 12, and Knoah de Dulk, 10, with their cars “Bad Blood” and “Flaming Fireballs”.

The cars, made out of balsa wood and powered by a small CO2 gas canister, can reach speeds of up to 100kmh.

The four cars with the fastest times from Ardgowan will join the top four from Papakaio, Totara and Duntroon schools at the rural schools championship tomorrow, at Ardgowan.

PHOTO: DANIEL BIRCHFIELD