Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Video: Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung impressed by Formula E

Ho-Pin Tung ? the first Chinese driver to ever test a Formula 1 car ? has tested the fully-electric Spark-Renault STR_01E race car of the FIA Formula E Championship at the Circuit Monteblanco in Spain last week. The Dutch born Chinese driver completed three race simulations and was impressed by what he experienced. ?There?s going […]The post Video: Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung impressed by Formula E appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, th ...

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Ho-Pin Tung tests Formula E car

Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung test drives the fully-electric Formula E car - the Spark-Renault SRT_01E - at the MonteBlanco Circuit in Spain. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Ho-Pin Tung tests the Formula E car (Chinese version)

Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung test drives the fully-electric Formula E car - the Spark-Renault SRT_01E - at the MonteBlanco Circuit in Spain. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Video: Behind the scenes of Michelin Formula E tyre test

Michelin is exclusive tyre supplier of the FIA Formula E Championship. Despite its first race is scheduled mid-September, the French tyre manufacturer works hard to finalise its unique tire compound with embedded RFID chips. At several mostly twisty racetracks in France, Portugal and Spain, the Spark Renault SRT_01E car ran over 2,500 test kilometres so […]The post Video: Behind the scenes of Michelin Formula E tyre test appeared first on E ...

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Formula E - Tyre development

Presenter Nicki Shields sees how the final development work for the new Formula E Michelin race tyres is getting on at the firm's special test circuit in France. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Video: EV West Electric 818 prototype hits the track

We all know some friends, family members or?acquaintances who like to make their hands dirty to work on their car. While car manufacturers and racing competitions are accelerating the transition towards zero emission mobility, means working on your car changes. EV West responds to this change by selling ‘EV Conversion Kits’. You own an classic […]The post Video: EV West Electric 818 prototype hits the track appeared first on Ele ...

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Stunning 3D renders of the Venturi Formula E car

Stunning 3D images of the Venturi Formula E car appeared online, featuring the Spark-Renault SRT_01E in shiny white or classic silver with red details. Graphic designers of TwentyThreeD Studio have done a brilliant job. Venturi Formula E Team was founded by actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Venturi Automobiles, known for its land speed records with electric […]The post Stunning 3D renders of the Venturi Formula E car appeared first on ElectricAut ...

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Dario Franchitti joins TV commentary team for Formula E

Four-time IndyCar champion, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and Britain?s greatest motorsport export to the US Dario Franchitti is to join the host television commentary team for the FIA Formula E Championship. Franchitti, who recently retired from racing following a glittering career, will act as co-commentator and driver pundit when the season gets underway in September […]The post Dario Franchitti joins TV commentary team for Formula ...

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Formula E TV commentary team

Meet the new host television commentary team for the FIA Formula E Championship. Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti joins as driver pundit alongside lead commentator Jack Nicholls....

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Tajima to prolong Pikes Peak title in electric division +video

Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima returns to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb competition with a further improved electric vehicle. The Japanese racer faces the uphill challenge in Colorado, USA, on behalf of the Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) with its Monster Sport E-Runner prototype. The ‘race to the clouds’ is the second oldest […]The post Tajima to prolong Pikes Peak title in electric di ...

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

TESLARATI "48" Tesla at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway, 03-23-2014

http://www.teslarati.com/?p=21057&preview=1&_ppp=6647c95cb1The TESLARATI "48" Tesla racing at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway on 03-23-2014.Racing with: Speed VenturesThis and upcoming 48 Tesla races will be featured on TESLARATI.com, including commentary from each track and Tesla racing tips.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Formula E Putrajaya track revealed

Circuit details for the second round of the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship have been revealed with the layout of the new Putrajaya ePrix. The Putrajaya Formula E race, or ePrix, takes place six months from now on October 18 and forms the second of 10 races for the inaugural 2014/2015 season. It has been […]The post Formula E Putrajaya track revealed appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission racing ...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Michelin embeds RFID chips in Formula E tyres

Michelin has been partnered the FIA Formula E Championship right from the beginning and developed a purpose built 18 inch race tyre for the Spark-Renault SRT_01E electric Formula E car. Besides the size, as it created a league of its own, the tyres are meant to race in all weather conditions. This way money will […]The post Michelin embeds RFID chips in Formula E tyres appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission ...

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?Third North American city to host Formula E?

For most it came as a surprise that Rio de Janeiro was dropped from the Formula E calendar after the FIA World Motor Sport Council had decided that the Brazilian city would not host a race of the fully-electric racing series during the first season. Another change to the calendar appeared: both North American rounds […]The post ‘Third North American city to host Formula E’ appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority o ...

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Windform Space Application - KySat 2

Additive Manufacturing and Windform materials have been used to build several parts of the cubesat KySat-2, which was launched on November 19th into orbit as...

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Assault&Battery Track Cam

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

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

eFXC Oct 2013

Sundays eFXC race between Varley and Ripperton at Sydney Motorsport Park.

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FIA WMSC confirms Formula E details: point scoring, regulations and deadline for new manufacturers

The FIA World Motor Sport Council decided in Marrakech, Morocco, on Friday that the FIA Formula E Championship event in Rio de Janeiro will be cancelled at the original date. Besides the breaking news, other details about the fully-electric championship have been confirmed. As in most series, both drivers and teams are scoring points in […]The post FIA WMSC confirms Formula E details: point scoring, regulations and deadline for new manufact ...

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Hong Kong back on track to secure Formula E calendar spot

Hong Kong, which was on and taken off the inaugural Formula E calendar, is back on track to ensure it will be included for season two. The city doesn’t give up after officials were blamed for bureaucracy and presenting an unsafe track proposal. A revised street track layout has now been handed over to the […]The post Hong Kong back on track to secure Formula E calendar spot appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zer ...

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Rio de Janeiro Formula E Grand Prix cancelled

The FIA World Motor Sport Council has today decided that the FIA Formula E Championship event scheduled for Rio de Janeiro on 15 November 2014 is cancelled, and replaced with an event to be announced for the date of 14 February 2015. The event in Los Angeles (USA) will be held on 4 April 2015. […]The post Rio de Janeiro Formula E Grand Prix cancelled appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission racing ...

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Lonestar EV Performance - Motor Cam

Take a look under the hood while an 8 second EV drag race car pushes nearly 1000BHP into two stock Netgain motors.

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Entrepreneur Michiel Mol joins Super Aguri Formula E Team as Board Member

The Super Aguri Formula E Team has announced the appointment of Michiel Mol, a successful Dutch entrepreneur and commercial spaceflight pioneer, to the team?s board with the position effective immediately. The 44-year-old has a close association with Formula 1 and he is currently a co-founder and owner of the Sahara Force India F1 team. He […]The post Entrepreneur Michiel Mol joins Super Aguri Formula E Team as Board Member appeared first o ...

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Formula E testing schedule ? free public access

The FIA Formula E Championship has confirmed that all of its official pre-season tests will be held at Donington Park circuit in the UK with free admission to fans. Beginning on July 3, the 10 Formula E teams will be given five full test days with every one open to the public free of charge, […]The post Formula E testing schedule – free public access appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission racing ...

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80 Day Race launches global competition for zero emission vehicles

80 Day Race has launched its global competition for zero emission vehicles at the Reform Club, London, in presence of Robert Llewellyn, United Kingdom?s premier electric car specialist. Starting in April 2016, the first edition of a race around the world will challenge teams to join the competition between eight of world?s most exciting locations […]The post 80 Day Race launches global competition for zero emission vehicles appeared first o ...

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

[Article 3699]Where in the World is Shelina Moreda!?

It seems to me that keeping track of Shelina’s comings and goings this past month plus has been a kin keeping track of?a 9yr-old chugging on a 2 liter bottle of Mt Dew. Few, I fear are up to the task. Thankfully Shelina has taken the time to give us one of her updates, complete [… ...

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Is this the Formula E Miami track layout?

The Miami Formula E Grand Prix is due to be held in March 2015 and therefore interests increases to find out details of the street tracks. The possible and most likely place to host an event of the fully-electric racing series in Miami will be near the American Airlines Arena and include the Biscayne Boulevard. […]The post Is this the Formula E Miami track layout? appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission racin ...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Radical and Cranfield University to develop hydrogen racecar

Four teams of students studying the MSc Advanced Motorsport Engineering at Cranfield are designing a hydrogen-powered sports racing car as part of their course. The students have been tasked with designing a 2-seat, low-cost hydrogen-powered sports-racing prototype and will use the brand new Radical RXC as an example of best current practice. The project has […]The post Radical and Cranfield University to develop hydrogen racecar appeared f ...

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Monday, April 7, 2014

[Article 3690]Brammo now offering leasing on their Empulse models

The newsletter I got pretty much says it all, and is below for your viewing pleasure. However, I would like to point out that as of only a few months ago you could get a 3 year lease on a Ford Focus Electric for $166 a month with just under $4000 down. But Brammo’s literature [… ...

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Australian Tesla pioneers to develop electric race cars

The two men who introduced Tesla electric vehicles to Australia have teamed up to develop a high-performance electric-powered race car for international exhibition and racing in Europe and Asia. Internode founder Simon Hackett, who bought Australia’s first Tesla Roadster in 2009 and Rudi Tuisk, Tesla Australia’s former director and key global motorsport protagonist, aim to […]The post Australian Tesla pioneers to develop electri ...

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

[Article 3680]Mission Motors back in Racing, Official motor of Mugen

Sorry, no pictures for you all. I didn’t get pictures sent to me. Either way I think it is exciting news that Mission Motors is officially back in racing as we know it. I got the word from Mission Motors themselves, which is even cooler. I have Mission Motor’s press release, and the press release [… ...

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Video: Nissan ZEOD RC track testing

As the countdown to the race debut for the Nissan ZEOD RC at this year?s Le Mans 24 Hours draws closer, the testing schedule for the revolutionary electric prototype has switched into high gear. The Nissan ZEOD RC recently completed a multi-day test at Snetterton in the UK and will soon conduct its first test […]The post Video: Nissan ZEOD RC track testing appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission racing ...

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[Article 3684]Sarol?a to reveal TT Zero bike on 26APR14

  Ok, so between intermittent?WiFi on the ship, getting used to this new tablet, and trying to get outside help to get the above image in a separate file, I’ve?been beating my?head into a wall to get this one out to you folks. Tell you what though, if I didn’t have real things to spend [… ...

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Quimera?s R&D philosophy: raw, brutal and (mostly) electric

Take notice of Quimera Responsible Racing. They are not keen on putting their faces on daily television, nor having an agenda to do weekly interviews. Still, they did get noticed by international media with its carefully engineered and thoroughly tested all-electric GT car. And what brings 2014? The brutal Quimera AEGT Evo2: world’s fastest electric […]The post Quimera’s R&D philosophy: raw, brutal and (mostly) electric app ...

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