Hood River Valley High School is hosting the annual Electrathon America Electric car race on the streets of Hood River Saturday April 8th. Practice time is from 9 -10am and the one hour long endurance race starts at 11am sharp. Streets around the Full Sail building will be closed from 6am to noon. Come on down and watch as students from Oregon and Washington compete to see how far they can travel during the one hour race using only 72 lbs. of batteries. Students design build and race their creations in the North West Electrathon America race series.