Racing Car With Electric Drive (W/Video)

Featured Image: FOR ILLUSTRATION ONLY. Canada Grande Prix 2008. Lap1 Turn 1. Lewis, Robert, Kimi, Fernando, Nico, and Felipe all hold their positions. Nick goes wide behind Barrichello. CREDIT: Mark McArdle SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain) 

From Science Daily

Apr. 26, 2013 — Drive technology has an electric future — of this Fraunhofer research scientists are in no doubt. At the Sensor + Test measurement fair in Nuremberg from May 14 -16, they will use an electric racing car to present novel solutions for battery management and electronic sensor systems together with an industry partner. The scientists are following a new trend, as even FIA, the governing body for world motor sport, federation of the world’s leading motoring organizations and organizer of Formula 1, is planning a racing series for electric vehicles. . . . Read Complete Report


And while on the subject of Electric Race Cars. . . take a ride in one! 

From youtube uploaded by 3312cdfp5674

EV West Electric BMW M3 E36 Pikes Peak Race Car Drifts and Burnouts

Published on Oct 7, 2012

The Electric BMW M3 E36 from Pikes Peak built by EV West at Oceanside Motorsports for a BMW CCA event with Bill Caswell as a guest speaker. The M3 does some drifts and i catch a ride on it. Credit to Neil for the awesome driving. . . Description published w/video.

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