Hydrogen Fuel Cell Race Car Headed to 24 Hours of Le Mans

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Race Car Headed to 24 Hours of Le Mans
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At this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, we’re already expecting a lot of exciting new prototype cars. One of the biggest surprises however, will be GreenGT’s H2 race car, which is the most powerful hydrogen-powered race car currently active.

The GreenGT H2 racer is powered by a single hydrogen fuel cell which provides electrical power to a pair of motors capable of pushing out 540-hp. The main goal of the race car however is to prove that hydrogen fuel is viable in the world of motorsports, and there’s no better way to prove a point than to compete at the rigorous 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Even though hydrogen fuel cells have done more than enough to silent even the harshest of critics, the technology is very rare with race cars even though it can perform similarly to a conventional gasoline engine. GreenGT will be putting its H2 racer to the test at the Silverstone FIA World Endurance Championship event in August as well.

In addition to a hydrogen fuel cell car, Nissan will be debuting its Deltawing racer, while Toyota will run a pair of hybrids.