Pupils race energy efficient cars on Mallory Park track

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Young racing drivers from across the UK have battled it out at Leicestershire's Mallory Park Racing Circuit to see who can travel the furthest on a single gallon of fuel.

The annual Mileage Marathon challenges student teams to design, build and test energy-efficient vehicles.

Young driver Sam Chapman-Hill and teacher David Leater from Kingdown School in Warminster, Wiltshire, explained the appeal of the event.

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