Tag: Motor sports

Nov 7, 2019 - 03:24 pm

DTM presents electric racing concept

The DTM marketer ITR has presented a concept for a purely electric racing series, which could be launched in the future as part of the supporting programme of the touring car series. The plans go beyond the concepts of other electric racing series such as Formula E or ETCR – also with regards to the […]

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Oct 29, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Formula E may focus on battery charging times

According to new Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle, the electric racing series with the third generation of racing cars could devote itself to the topic of charging times. This would mean that the Gen3 car could reintroduce pit stops in Formula E.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:43 pm

Mercedes reveals Formula E racing car

At the IAA, Mercedes-Benz just presented the racing car for its premiere Formula E season. The German carmaker is cautious with modest targets for the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01.

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Sep 10, 2019 - 05:02 pm

Hyundai presents electric race car Veloster N ETCR

Hyundai Motorsport has presented its first electric racing car at the IAA. The all-electric Veloster N ETCR was specially developed for the new ETCR racing series, which will start in 2020. Hyundai also presented a concept to serve as a design template for future electric models.

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Sep 10, 2019 - 04:52 pm

BMW is branching out at the IAA

The new BMW boss Oliver Zipse briefly outlined his new drive strategy at the IAA. He avoided making a commitment to battery-electric cars such as VW did and stressed various options. With the ‘i Hydrogen Next’, BMW is also presenting a fuel cell car.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 06:33 pm

Porsche reveals the 99X Electric for Formula E

Porsche has now unveiled the Porsche 99X Electric racing car with which the manufacturer will be starting at the Formula E for the first time in the 2019/20 season. Drivers Neel Jani and André Lotterer will sit in the Porsche cockpit for the sixth season.

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Aug 22, 2019 - 02:57 pm

Opel to present electric rally car based on Corsa-e

Opel has announced the world premiere of a battery-powered rally car based on the Corsa-e for the IAA. Next year will see the start of the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup, the world’s first one-brand cup for electric vehicles, at least when it comes to rally.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 02:20 pm

Electric vehicle startup Nio exhibits growing pains

One of the seemingly more stable electric vehicle startups, Nio, is running into problems that have been building for some time. Following recalls and decreasing delivery numbers as well as investment issues, co-founder Jack Cheng has now departed, leaving Nio in jeopardy.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 01:54 pm

MotoE still hitting speed bumps

The premiere season of the electric motorcycle racing series MotoE continues to be marked by breakdowns. After the start of the season had to be postponed due to a big fire in the paddock in Jerez, there was another fire in the Spielberg paddock on Friday, when Niki Tuuli’s electric bike went up in flames […]

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Jul 12, 2019 - 01:20 pm

HWA Racelab & ABT Sportsline to join Extreme E

As the second team in the racing series, HWA Racelab has announced that it is aiming to start in the Extreme E, the race series for all-electric SUVs starting in 2021. ABT Sportsline will also be competing in the electric SUV race.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 01:17 pm

Honda expresses interest in 2020/21 Formula E

Honda has expressed interest in the Formula E racing series and has already held initial talks with series boss Alejandro Agag. However, the Japanese’s entry will probably be possible for the 2020/21 season at the earliest.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 08:59 pm

Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne victorious in Berne

As the Formula E finale draws closer, the fight for the top intensifies. Current leader and defending champion Jean-Éric Vergne (DS Techeetah) secured his 3rd victory this season at the Swiss E-Prix, ahead of Mitch Evans (Panasonic Jaguar Racing) and local hero Sebastien Buemi (Nissan).

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May 26, 2019 - 03:31 pm

A weekend at the races: Formula E Berlin ePrix

The Formula E was in Berlin this weekend, where for the fifth time, racing took place at the city’s iconic and (usually) disused Tempelhof airport. As in previous years, the Berliners took to the spectacle with German coldness (or is it cool?) but in great numbers. And, they got to see a home run for […]

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May 8, 2019 - 07:01 pm

Extreme E: Venturi confirms first racing team

Venturi Automobiles has now been officially confirmed as the first team for the planned off-road racing series with electric SUVs called Extreme E. Venturi has also been active in Formula E since the 2014/15 debut season and will now compete in the new racing series from 2021.

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May 8, 2019 - 12:23 pm

Andretti’s suggestion to spice up the Formula E

For those who believe that the FIA Formula E is too quiet and peaceful, former race-car driver Mario Andretti has a potential solution. He addressed the race’s organisers in a short video on social media, although it remains to be seen whether they plan to use the method.

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Apr 14, 2019 - 10:46 pm

Formula E: Maiden win for Evans at chaotic Rome E-Prix

Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans claims an emotional first victory in Rome with Andre Lotterer (DS Techeetah) in second and Stoffel Vandoorne (HWA Racelab) bringing home both his and the team’s first podium finish in the Formula E Championship.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 04:06 pm

Mahindra driver Pascal Wehrlein on Formula E racing

India’s Formula E team Mahindra has really been putting the heat on the AUDI, BMW, Jaguar and Nissan, landing on the podium in every one of the first 3 races of the season. We met with their talented German-Mauritian driver, Pascal Wehrlein and talked about the challenges of racing against time and range-saving strategies.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 09:05 pm

Formula E: Audi’s photo finish in Mexico City

This is a first for Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler, the team that celebrated its first Formula E victory this season on Saturday. Brazil’s Lucas Di Grassi clinched a miraculous triumph in the Mexico City E-Prix in an epic wheel-to-wheel photo finish that is only possible in electric street racing.

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Jan 31, 2019 - 09:05 pm

Formula E to race new territories in electric SUVs

Rumour had it already a month ago that the electric racing series was to take on remote spots of the earth. Now the makers of Formula E confirmed plans for a new racing series with electric SUVs in the world’s most extreme climate zones.

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Jan 28, 2019 - 11:49 am

Formula E: Two Germans on podium at Santiago E-Prix

The 3rd Formula E race in Santiago, Chile was a great success from the German point of view. Pascal Wehrlein (Mahindra) and Daniel Abt (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler) placed behind the Brit Sam Bird, who won for the first time this year. Bird’s team Envision Virgin Racing is equipped with a powertrain from Audi, so […]

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Dec 13, 2018 - 08:41 pm

A drag race of a kind nature never invented

Formula E has released another rather spectacular PR film just before the start of the fifth season in Saudi Arabia. This time it is about one of the oldest sports in the world and one beloved in the arabic world. Here, it is of course combined with one of the newest.

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Dec 1, 2018 - 01:50 pm

Nissan revive Leaf Nismo RC electric race car

Nissan presents the newest generation of their fully electric race car Leaf Nismo RC, giving it twice more power than the predecessor. Two electric motors deliver a total of 240 kW power and 640 Nm torque for the all-wheel drive.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 07:51 pm

Electric touring series ETCR to start in 2020

As part of the presentation for the new electric race car CUPRA e-Racer by Seat, which took place at the finale of the GT Open and the TCR Europe, the announced touring series ECTR was officially presented. The most important detail: It will kick off in 2020.

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Oct 16, 2018 - 04:41 pm

Formula E signs Bosch as official sponsor

The electric racing series Formula E is becoming ever more illustrious. The latest supporter is Bosch. Their sponsorship includes advertising at the race course, on TV and online. In other news, the FE poached a new driver from the F1 and confirms a race in Bern.

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Aug 30, 2018 - 02:04 pm

Formula E goes Extreme with e-SUVs

The organizers of the Formula E have announced a new brain-child: The Extreme E Electric World Challenge will take place in the most extreme climates of the planet with electric SUVs, visiting the Himalayas, the polar circle, the Amazon rain forest and a remote island in the Indian Ocean.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/07/dtm-presents-electric-racing-concept/
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