Monday, March 31, 2014

Bluebird to return to the racetrack with purpose built electric race car

100 years after Sir Malcolm Campbell first took to the track in a Bluebird race car, the world famous name in motor racing and speed records is returning to the racetrack with a new electric race car design. Back in the 1920s Sir Malcolm Campbell broke a number of speed records in Bluebird cars and […]The post Bluebird to return to the racetrack with purpose built electric race car appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on z ...

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

New York and Paris on Formula E wishlist

The FIA Formula E Championship could hit New York and Paris in the next years, CEO Alejandro Agag told Forbes. World’s first fully-electric racing series launches in September in Beijing and has venues in cities like Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Monte Carlo and Rio de Janeiro. Formula 1 has been in discussions about hosting […]The post New York and Paris on Formula E wishlist appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authori ...

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

[Article 3673]The Life Aquatic

  Hello everyone.? It has been some time.? I have been working hard in my new job. I am not sure how this whole blogging while out to sea thing is going to work out as we have yet to start a normal schedule. I have my new tablet and am hopeful, but WordPress does [… ...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Video: Jarno Trulli tests 200 kW Formula E car: ?Lot of potential?

Former Formula 1 star Jarno Trulli has tested the new fully-electric Formula E car for promotion purposes at the La Fert? Gaucher circuit near Choisy-le-Roi, France. Besides technical feedback from the 39-year-old Italian, the FIA Formula E Championship unlocked the opportunity to answer a question that has been innumerable times asked: what sound does the […]The post Video: Jarno Trulli tests 200 kW Formula E car: “Lot of potential&# ...

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Jarno Trulli - Formula E test drive

Former F1 driver Jarno Trulli test drives the new Formula E car in France. The Italian drove the fully-electric single-seater featuring the full 200kw (270bh...

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Oriol Servia teams up with Dragon Racing Formula E Team

Oriol Servia has revealed that he is part of the Dragon Racing Formula E Team. The 39-year old Spanish Indycar driver was announced in January that he became part of the Formula E Drivers’ Club, showing explicit interests in the series and being a likely driver during the inaugural fully-electric championship season. Servia, a Los […]The post Oriol Servia teams up with Dragon Racing Formula E Team appeared first on ElectricAutosport.c ...

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Agag responds to sound issue: ?Formula E sounds like a fighter jet?

Quieter engines in Formula 1 boosted the discussion about sound production of (hybrid) electric race cars and the future of motorsport. Formula E, world’s first championship with fully-electric vehicles, responded well to this topic. Scheduled or not, it was perfect timing for CEO Alejandro Agag to share the world his opinion of the future of […]The post Agag responds to sound issue: “Formula E sounds like a fighter jet” a ...

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Making of - Formula E Las Vegas Strip Drive

Discover all the work put in in order to film the Formula E car driving along the iconic Las Vegas Strip. January 2014. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Trulli, Heidfeld, d?Ambrosio and Bird added to Formula E Drivers? Club

Leading drivers Sam Bird, Jarno Trulli, Nick Heidfeld and J?r?me d’Ambrosio have been added their names to the burgeoning Formula E Drivers? Club and in doing so showing their support for the new global electric racing series. They are likely to test the the Spark-Renault electric single seater during public test days scheduled early June. […]The post Trulli, Heidfeld, d’Ambrosio and Bird added to Formula E Drivers’ Club a ...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Blog: on the sound issue of motorsport ? less is future

Even before Formula E was launched in 2011 and the first news items were written on this website, people questioned the sound of electric race cars. Yes it’s different when you compare it with other top level motorsport series. Electric race cars produce a certain ‘whine’ which is hard to describe. You could call it […]The post Blog: on the sound issue of motorsport – less is future appeared first on ElectricAutospor ...

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Energica Ego, Windform 3D-Printed Electric Motorcycle

How F1 technology and Windform 3D-Printed advanced materials influence motorcycle design. Windform materials and additive manufacturing have created the firs...

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Blog: How Formula E helps to reduce air pollution

Smog alarms are real and dangerous. Millions of people are facing serious air pollution every day. Not only in booming Asia, but also the risks of breathing polluted air are increasing in the United States and Europe too. For the first time in seventeen years, the government of France enforced new rules allowing only motorists […]The post Blog: How Formula E helps to reduce air pollution appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authorit ...

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Formula E to be shown free-to-air in UK on ITV

The FIA Formula E Championship has revealed that the fully-electric race series will be televised live and free-to-air in the United Kingdom after confirming a broadcast deal with ITV. Brokered by international media company MP & Silva, the ITV agreement adds to existing deals with FOX Sports and Japan?s TV Asahi. Live coverage will be […]The post Formula E to be shown free-to-air in UK on ITV appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, th ...

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Beijing Formula E layout revealed: racing around Olympic Stadium confirmed

Organisers of the FIA Formula E Championship have revealed the location and circuit layout of the Beijing Formula E Grand Prix – exactly six months ahead of the opening round of the new global electric race series. As it has been rumoured for months, the inaugural Formula E race has been set around the grounds […]The post Beijing Formula E layout revealed: racing around Olympic Stadium confirmed appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com ...

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Electric race car driver Agust?n Pay? commits to Formula E

When the FIA Formula E Championship announced, step by step, the 24 members of its ‘Drivers’ Club’, it was assumed that these top level drivers from series like Formula 1, GP2 and Indycar would be most likely the potential stars of the inaugural Formula E season. But while some? occupied themselves with other championships before […]The post Electric race car driver Agust?n Pay? commits to Formula E appeared first on Elect ...

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

It's Just Better

More info at http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/promo/just-better/ -- Cycle World and Motorcyclist magazines challenged seven riders, none of whom had ridden an ...

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?Battersea Park to host Formula E in London?

Battersea Park in London is about to host the FIA Formula E Championship venue that will take place in June 2015. According to Autosport.com the park would suit the needs of Formula E as it is located in the city centre, not major road construction work would be necessary and there is plenty of room […]The post ‘Battersea Park to host Formula E in London’ appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission ra ...

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Brammo Empulse Cutaway - Tech Overview!

Curious about all of the inner workings of a high performance Electric Motorcycle? Ever wonder how many battery cells it takes to power the ultimate street-f...

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Friday, March 7, 2014

My Edited Video

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Formula E Drivers? Club keeps expanding: 30+

Following the news that Nathana?l Berthon, Kuba Giermaziak and Ryo Hirakawa were added to the Formula E Drivers’ Club, the fully-electric racing series has selected another eight drivers. Also Marco Bonanomi (ITA), Adam Carroll (GBR), Dani Clos (ESP), Adrian Quaife-Hobbs (GBR), Jon Lancaster (GBR), Giorgio Pantano (ITA), St?phane Sarrazin (FRA) and Andy Soucek (ESP), can […]The post Formula E Drivers’ Club keeps expanding: 30+ a ...

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Formula E adds Berthon, Giermaziak and Hirakawa to Drivers? Club

The Formula E Drivers’ Club has been extended by three more members and makes a total of 27 drivers who each are given a chance to test drive the fully-electric race car during public test days, which are likely to be held early June. Youngsters Nathana?l Berthon, Kuba Giermaziak and Ryo Hirakawa join a list […]The post Formula E adds Berthon, Giermaziak and Hirakawa to Drivers’ Club appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the ...

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Video: 680kW Quant e-Sportslimousine with revolutionary powertrain

A revolutionary research vehicle has been presented at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show: the Quant e-Sportslimousine. It’s the first automobile equipped with a nanoFlowcell powertrain. The full-electric sports car sprints in 2,8 seconds from 0 to 100 kph, despite weighting 2300 kg. Four in-wheel motors produce 480 kW continuously and have 680 kW peak power […]The post Video: 680kW Quant e-Sportslimousine with revolutionary powertrain appear ...

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Two Nissan Playstation GT Academy graduates to race ZEOD RC

The driver line-up for Nissan’s ZEOD RC prototype will feature two past winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy programme with Belgian driver Wolfgang Reip signed to join Lucas Ord??ez at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. The Nissan ZEOD RC will occupy ?Garage 56′ at Le Mans – the entry reserved by the Automobile […]The post Two Nissan Playstation GT Academy graduates to race ZEOD RC appeared first on ElectricAutosp ...

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