October 27, 2016
In a significant move for the electric car industry, Audi
is taking up a factory-backed commitment in the all-electric Formula E racing series, and terminating its FIA WEC commitment, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, at the end of the 2016 season.
September 5, 2016Audi
is to intensify its commitment in Formula E, the world’s first racing series for fully electric race cars. It is planned to incorporate Formula E into a factory-backed motorsport programme as of the 2017/2018 season.
January 17, 2016
The Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference 2016
focused on one main issue: what will the ‘Grid of the Future’ look like? A number of industry experts were on hand to give their views on this issue during the day.
June 28, 2015
This weekend the final race of the first ever season of FIA Formula E took place in Battersea Park in London, with ten teams, and drivers including Nelson Piquet Junior, Bruno Senna (nephew of Ayrton) and Nicolas Prost (son of Alain).
June 25, 2015
On the eve of the first ever Formula E race in London, the focus of the LowCVP Conference 2015
was whether the electric race series could get motorists sufficiently excited to buy electric cars – and FIA Formula E’s Chief Executive, Alejandro Agag
, was on hand to provide his view.
June 16, 2015
Based on its name, it’s fair to assume that the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power
is all about Power. However once again this year, the cars that set the fastest times in the Supercars and Track Day Cars Class were the most efficient cars, not the most powerful.
September 26, 2014
The inaugural race of Formula E
got under way on Saturday 13th September. The first fully electric racing series is officially homologated by the FIA and is the most definitive step towards greener motorsport since Formula-1 was hybridised.
July 16, 2013
Drayson Racing secured a podium spot at the Goodwood Festival of Speed weekend, with a third place finish for the all-electric B12 69/EV.
June 26, 2013
Drayson Racing has set a new World Electric Land Speed Record of 204.185mph, subject to final FIA confirmation.
June 25, 2013
Audi has won the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours with a diesel hybrid race car and quattro four-wheel drive for the second time in succession.