Started in 2018, the 500 kW Volkswagen ID.R is a fully electric race car that has sported grey, blue and red colors while setting five records on three continents. Come this October at Goodwood SpeedWeek, the Volkswagen ID.R electric race car will meet the world with a new blue-silver livery.
Renault-owned Alpine Motors (Automobiles Alpine SAS) has already made its name in endurance and rallycross, and now, this same name is entering the Formula 1. Renault has announced that Alpine is developing and entering its name in the Formula 1 World Championship.
Other motorsports have already gotten into electric races and now, it is finally rallycross’ turn – specifically, the FIA’s new World Rallycross Project E race series. What you see here is race car driver Ken Block‘s ride for the series.
As it turns out, you don’t need to go marble for your Formula E fix. Because, it is going virtual. The all-electric street racing series will enter the virtual world with the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge.
A drag racing experience includes extreme noise and the smell of good’ol gas engine exhaust that fills the air. Well, hold on to that memory because, the future of drag racing is going green with major marque, Ford, introducing its very first factory, fully electric dragster prototype.
Remember the official Evangelion Motorsports Team we read about two years ago? Well, they will be joined by another Evangelion-themed racing car developed by Jammy Co., Ltd. that features a fantastic A.T. Field livery.
Think your Hyundai compact hatch is bland? Well, here’s Hyundai showing that its car can look good sporty and packs a lot of punch. Not that you should be doing this to your Hyundai i30, but it is nice to look at.
Traditionally, racing cars have always been as a show of automobiles’ technologically advancements. Think Subaru WRX, Ford Focus and Mitsubishi Evolution series, and you know what we mean. As the world progresses into mainstream electric vehicle, the strategy remains the same.
There may be an upheaval going over at Nissan corporate, but that is not going to detract one of the most loved JDM from continuing to go fast on the track. Nissan has officially debut the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC Racing Car in Europe at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain.
Whether or not fossil fuel companies like it or not, electric drive is the future. It is inevitable, especially when motorsports start going electric and more so when prominent race car series Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft, or popularly known as DTM to us non-German speaking folks, is looking at Electric Race Series.