High school and college competitors race not to go fast, but to achieve super-impressive fuel economy. The ultra-aerodynamic cars definitely look weird, but boy, do they save gas.
Craig Fitzgerald has built an entire career writing about cars that nobody likes. Ready to send your 1983 Pontiac Parisienne to the crusher? Call Craig, because he'd drive it every day. Tired of getting laughed at for riding a Vespa? Craig'll ride that Italian hairdryer across the country.