Embry-Riddle Jet Dragster

Elaine Larsen

The Embry-Riddle Jet Dragster is the result of the combined efforts of Embry-Riddle students, who helped design the car, Embry-Riddle professors, and the staff of Larsen Motorsports.

The state-of-the-art dragster is powered by a General Electric J/85. The car burns two gallons of a combination of Jet A and biofuel per second under power and uses a total of 25 gallons per 1/4 mile pass.

The chassis is made of chromoly, and the body is made of aluminum and fiberglass. The car weighs 1,350 lbs. with fuel and driver.

Elaine Larsen, driver of the Embry-Riddle Jet Dragster, has more than a decade of drag-racing experience. She is one of only three women in the world currently driving jet-powered dragsters

Learn more about Elaine, the Jet Dragster and their schedule of appearances.