Thursday, May 29, 2014

Franck Montagny to race for Andretti Formula E

The Andretti Formula E Team welcomes former F1 pilot Franck Montagny. The Frenchman becomes the first driver announced for Michael Andretti’s new adventure in the fully-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Montagny brings a value bag of experience with him. The 36-year-old driver has completed countless endurance races including four podium finishes during the 24 Hours […]The post Franck Montagny to race for Andretti Formula E appeare ...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Australian Electric Superbikes in the press

Australian Electric Superbikes gets some coverage in two of Australia's most popular magazines.Silicon Chip Magazine and CycleTorque MagazineElectric motorcycle racing appeals to a wide variety of audiences. Silicon Chip caters to the electrionics enthusiasts while CycleTorque is for the pure Motorcycle fanatics.Grab yourself a copy today and read about why Electric Motorcycle racing is heating up down under.Australian Electric SuperbikesTags:&nb ...

australian electric superbikes in CycleTorque magazine

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[Article 3709]Back to Sea, and a strange year so far

Hi ho everyone. OK, ok. Yet again I have proven to be a huge slacker when it comes to keeping up with the blog. Truth be told my life has been very full the last few weeks even with the extra 2 weeks home. I am renting a house now, and have discovered just how [… ...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

AU Radio Interview with Richard Hatfield - Lightning LS-218

An Australian radio talk show host interviews Richard Hatfield - CEO and founder of Lightning Motorcycles - regarding the history and inspiration for the company's premier bike: the Lightning LS-218.

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The Quail Motorcycle Gathering with an Intro from Gordon McCall

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Formula E- Technology with Robert Llewellyn

Robert Llewellyn talks to some of the key players about Formula E and electric technology at Donington Park. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Formula E to be shown free-to-air in China on CCTV-5

The FIA Formula E Championship has announced it signed a free-to-air broadcast agreement with CCTV-5, the main sports channel in the People’s Republic of China and part of the China Central Television network. The deal will see the station televise all 10 Formula E races in full together with a regular highlights package and live […]The post Formula E to be shown free-to-air in China on CCTV-5 appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, ...

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Monday, May 26, 2014

Karun Chandhok and Bruno Senna to race for Mahindra Racing Formula E Team

The Mahindra Racing Formula E Team participates with Karun Chandhok and Bruno Senna in the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship starting in September, the team announced in Mumbai on Monday. The Indian squad part of car manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra, chose to line-up local hero Chandhok and former Brazilian Formula 1 racer Senna. Chandhok was […]The post Karun Chandhok and Bruno Senna to race for Mahindra Racing Formula E Team appear ...

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

Formula E team owner to commercialise wireless energy technology

Lord Drayson is on a mission. Former UK’s Minister of Science has launched a new venture that will seek to commercialise wireless energy technology which has been developed over a number of years at Imperial Collage London. The new venture is part of Drayson Technologies, known for its development of the wirelessly-charged all-electric Drayson B12/69 […]The post Formula E team owner to commercialise wireless energy technology appeared ...

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Long Beach hosts Formula E

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world?s first fully-electric racing series, today announced that round seven of its inaugural season will be held on the iconic streets of Long Beach, California, USA. The Long Beach ePrix, as it will be titled, will take place on April 4 2015 and will form one of 10 races […]The post Long Beach hosts Formula E appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission racing ...

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Formula E- Meet the Virgin Racing drivers

See what Jaime Alguersuari and Sam Bird had to say when Nicki Shields spoke to them at Donington Park. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Wirth Research assists Andretti Autosport Formula E Team with simulation

Andretti Autosport has reunited with Digital engineering specialists Wirth Research as it prepares to compete in the world’s first international all-electric race car series. Wirth Reasearch will provide the team with engineering services for its assault on the new FIA Formula E Championship, which begins in Beijing in September. Andretti Autosport and Wirth Research have […]The post Wirth Research assists Andretti Autosport Formula E ...

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Images: how does a Formula E car look like from the inside?

The engineers working at Spark Racing Technology have worked countless hours in their workshop to finish the first batch of Formula E cars, which were delivered on May 15. Guess what the teams did as soon as they arrived? Dismantling it! Ian Phillipson, Team Manager of the Super Aguri Formula E Team caught every detail […]The post Images: how does a Formula E car look like from the inside? appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the author ...

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Image: every technical detail of the Nissan ZEOD RC revealed

It features thousands of parts, brand new technology, has taken countless hours of design, engineering, construction and testing and now Nissan has revealed what is under the skin of the revolutionary prototype. With every single component on the car have been modelled in computer aided design (CAD) technology, showcasing the inner workings of the car. […]The post Image: every technical detail of the Nissan ZEOD RC revealed appeared first o ...

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Insight- New Formula E HQ

Presenter Nicki Shields talks to the key players at the official opening of the Formula E headquarters and team facilities at Donington Park. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Video: crash test slow motion of Nissan ZEOD RC

The Nissan ZEOD RC will become the first entry at the Le Mans 24 Hours to complete a lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe fully-electric. The revolutionary hybrid racer, as it also contains a 1,5 litre three-cylinder turbo engine in case the car runs out of juice, has passed the compulsory FIA crash test. […]The post Video: crash test slow motion of Nissan ZEOD RC appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission racing ...

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Venturi explains first preparations towards pre-season tests

Preparation for the inaugural pre-season test of the FIA Formula E Championship has officially started for the ten competing teams after the first cars were handed over on May 15. At the brand new facility at Donington Park circuit, team members are now getting familiar with the Spark-Renault SRT_01E electric single seater and passing compulsory […]The post Venturi explains first preparations towards pre-season tests appeared first on Elect ...

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Formula E- Tour of Donington Park

Robert Llewellyn takes a look around the facilities of the new Formula E headquarters at Donington Park. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Andretti?s Formula E Team to promote electric vehicles by partnering EDTA

The Andretti Autosport Formula E Team is further dedicating its commitment to sustainability in motorsports to form a strategic alliance with the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA). In addition to integrating Andretti’s Formula E team with other EDTA member companies, the alliance will allow both organisations to collaborate on initiatives to advance and promote the […]The post Andretti’s Formula E Team to promote ...

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Strategic partnership between FIA and EDF on electric racing

The F?d?ration Internationale de l?Automobile (FIA) has announced the appointment of global producer and supplier of electricity, EDF, as an Official Technical Supplier for audit and research tests of propulsion, charging, and electrical safety in motor sport. EDF is a leader on research issues surrounding electric vehicles, batteries and charging systems. The three-year agreement will […]The post Strategic partnership between FIA and EDF o ...

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Work on the Formula E cars begins: ?Special day in history?

All ten competing teams in the FIA Formula E Championship have received their first car on Thursday. Work on the fully-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E began almost immediately in the brand new Formula E facility located at Donington Park circuit in the United Kingdom. “Today marks a special day in the history of our Formula E project,” […]The post Work on the Formula E cars begins: “Special day in history” appeared fi ...

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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Assault&Battery - Houston 1/2 Mile Compilation May 17 2014

Lonestar EV Racing Team took Assault&Battery to the Inaugural "US Mile" Houston 1/2 Mile Event. We made three runs, progressively faster with the best speed, 165mph in the 1/2 mile and a whopping...

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TESLARATI "48" Tesla at Spring Mountain NV Raceway 05-17-2014

TESLARATI "48" Tesla at Spring Mountain NV Raceway 05-17-2014.See writeup on TESLARATI site, Tesla Racing Series:http://www.teslarati.com/?p=21693&preview=1&_ppp=21381ae770Best lap time was 2:17, top speed on front straightaway was 112 mph. Run Group: Green with Speed Ventures.Power limitation due to overheating differed from other tracks, and best lap times were not on the first lap.

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Saturday, May 17, 2014

2014 Australian Electric Superbikes Lineup

2014 is set to be watershed year for electric motorcycle racing in Australia. The teams have finally figured out the ideal configurations for the bikes and development has reached the point where reliability woes have been replaced by steady increases in performance. In 2013, these electric machines were consistently competing at over 200kmh however with the new electric hardware coming online we should see consistent racing speeds exceed the 250 ...

Australian Electric Superbikes Grid

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Australian Electric Superbikes Series Two

Three years on from their inaugural race, novelty has given way to the competitive spirit of motorcycle racing in the electric class.Fuelled by sheer determination, zealous optimism and zero carbon, these pioneering teams have beaten all the odds to bring electricmotorcycle racing to the main stream. It?s an exciting place to be.The fourth season of Electric Racing will see the field increase to a potential seven machines on the starting grid. In ...

Ripperton R1 Electric Superbike

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Formula E HQ launch: teams receive cars at Donington Park

The 10 teams competing in the new FIA Formula E Championship received their first batch of Spark-Renault SRT_01E race cars on Thursday, at the same time as the doors to their new state-of-the-art facilities were officially opened. With both projects delivered precisely to schedule, each team received one fully-electric single-seater which has been designed and […]The post Formula E HQ launch: teams receive cars at Donington Park appeared fi ...

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Supermoto in Sonoma

Doug Smith, a privateer racer from Washington state, has been turning heads and opening eyes by competing in supermotard events organized by SupermotoUSA. After a somewhat cool reception in...

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LIVE: Formula E HQ launch at Donington Park

We’re presenting a new feature: Electric Autosport LIVE! With today: follow the launch of the new FIA Formula E Championship headquarters at the Donington Park circuit live. Each of the ten participating teams will officially receive one fully-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E single seater race car. Don’t miss anything of the action by clicking here. The page […]The post LIVE: Formula E HQ launch at Donington Park appeared first o ...

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

7 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb competitors in the electric division

The 92nd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb competition features seven competitors in the electric division. Once again Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima will be favourite to sharpen his record of completing the?12.42 mile course under the exciting time of 9 minutes and 46.530 seconds. The electric division has been divided into two subcategories for the first time: […]The post 7 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb competitors in the e ...

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First Car Assembly - Spark Racing Technology

Watch footage of the Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car being assembled. www.fiaformulae.com.

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Formula E confirms investors worth 50 million euros

Formula E Holdings, series promoters of the FIA Formula E Championship, concluded a new round of financing, attracting investors totalling 50 million euros. The main investors in this round are Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture capital arm Qualcomm Ventures, and Andorran-based private equity fund Amura Capital. Both have committed to the new electric race series, […]The post Formula E confirms investors worth 50 million euros appea ...

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How to attend the Formula E public pre-season test days

All ten teams competing in the FIA Formula E Championship have given five full test days at the Donington Park circuit in the UK. No admission is being charged to the fans wishing to attend. All they need to do, to see the fully-electric race cars on the track, is to register at the circuit’s […]The post How to attend the Formula E public pre-season test days appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the authority on zero emission raci ...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Virgin Racing Formula E Team confirms Alguersuari and Bird

Former Formula 1 Toro Rosso driver Jaime Alguersuari and former Mercedes F1 reserve Sam Bird are confirmed to drive for Virgin Racing in the inaugural season of the fully-electric FIA Formula E Championship. The 24-year-old Spaniard returns to racing after nearly three years of absence after he wasn’t able to pursuit his Formula 1 career. […]The post Virgin Racing Formula E Team confirms Alguersuari and Bird appeared first on Electric ...

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Formula E video trailer featuring app and game

A video trailer of the FIA Formula E Championship appeared online, introducing its concept with city centre electric racing, naming the cities and teams and showing more detailed information about fan participation. It shows the to be released app for mobile devices where you are able to choose camera angles and how to influence the […]The post Formula E video trailer featuring app and game appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the autho ...

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Sunday, May 11, 2014

TESLARATI "48" Tesla at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Outside Course 05-10-2014

TESLARATI 48 Tesla at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Outside Road Course 05-10-2014. See writeup on TESLARATI site, Tesla Racing Series:http://www.teslarati.com/?p=21505&preview=1&_ppp=e425017e9bBest lap time was 2:17, top speed on front straightaway was 110 mph. Run Group: Orange with Speed Ventures.

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Automobile Club de Monaco underlines its pioneering role in motorsport with Formula E

The ones thinking Monaco is in sports point of view only known for hosting Formula 1, are wrong. The Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) organises other top-notch motoring events like the Historic Grand Prix (being held this weekend) and rallies for vehicles with alternative propulsion. No wonder that the ACM was interested in the FIA […]The post Automobile Club de Monaco underlines its pioneering role in motorsport with Formula E appeared firs ...

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electrafunk jr funny car

this is my chromoly chassis electric jr. funny car. 148 volt 1000amp controller and custom rear/motor combo.

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

TESLARATI "48" Tesla Tesla Returning to Fontana 05-03-2014

48 Tesla Returning to Fontana AutoClub Speedway, ROVAL configuration, on 05-03-2014. Improved best lap time to 2:07.Running with Speed Ventures in the Green/Red group.

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Formula E dedicated fan travel service coming soon: one-stop-shop for tickets & travel

Gullivers Sports Travel, part of one of the world?s leading leisure travel companies TUI Travel PLC, has signed a deal to become the official travel partner for the FIA Formula E Championship. It will offer a dedicated ‘one-stop-shop’ for Formula E fans travelling to any of the race events including transport, accommodation and race tickets. […]The post Formula E dedicated fan travel service coming soon: one-stop-shop for ticket ...

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Monday, May 5, 2014

What to expect from Formula E in the coming 4 months?

Preparations for the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship season is well under way. With a little over four months to go, a solid calendar has been revealed, the teams are known, the first broadcasters are in place and the first drivers have been announced. The fully-electric racing series starts mid September in ten city centres […]The post What to expect from Formula E in the coming 4 months? appeared first on ElectricAutosport.com, the a ...

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

How EV history repeats itself after 115 years of electric land speed records

While world’s electric car park expands every day, you won’t think that these type of vehicles are actually quite old as they were (already) competitive to gasoline powered cars during the late 1800s. You can consider the same about electric race cars. As you have seen on ElectricAutosport.com before, electric cars and prototypes are being […]The post How EV history repeats itself after 115 years of electric land speed records a ...

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

[Article 3707]Hello World, Meet Sarol?a?s SP7

Yes I have been quiet for a while and all I can is grovel for your forgiveness. And things most likely are not going to get any busier, here on this site, any time soon. But even I know when it’s time to sit down and bring something to your attention. And this is one [… ...

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Friday, May 2, 2014

7 25nosecamera

this is the only run I put the small bullet camera on the nose...glad I got this run! this was the fastest run by an electric dragster ever! dennis berube held this record with his dragster...

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Formula E - Final car developments

With five months to go before the first race in Beijing, presenter Nicki Shields sees how the final car preparations are going for the new FIA Formula E Championship. www.fiaformulae.com.

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DON GARLITS SW-37 ON BOARD

ON BOARD FOR A RIDE WITH BIG DADDY ON ELECTRIC POWER! DEREK BARGER HTS BATTERY POWER AND LAWLESS DRIVETRAIN PUT THE POWER DOWN ALL DAY! THIS IS A HUGE DAY FOR ELECTRIC DRAG RACING.

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DON GARLITS SW-37 QUEST FOR 200MPH BURNOUT

you have to love the sound of this!

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DON GARLITS 7.25@184mph SW-37 electric dragster

4-30-2014 at Bradenton motorsports park day of testing sw-37.

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