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Racing electric vehicles, including the incredible TTXGP and eRoadRacing electric motorbike racing series.

Drayson EV World Land Speed Record

New EV World Record for Drayson Racing

Drayson RacingTM has increased the World Electric Land Speed Record for sub-999kg cars during official FIA-sanctioned runs at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, England (*subject to FIA homologation). The all-electric prototype racing car driven by Lord (Paul) Drayson and developed by Drayson Racing Technologies achieved a two-way average speed of 205.139mph over the measured mile and 333.271kph …

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Nissan ZEOD RC electric racing car

Nissan to Showcase the ZEOD RC at Fuji FIA WEC Event

Japanese fans will have the first opportunity to see the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC in action when the car makes its public on-track debut at this year’s Fuji Speedway round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Running in pure electric mode, the Nissan ZEOD RC will undertake demonstration runs on October 18, 19 and 20 …

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Lord Drayson with his Electric Lola

Drayson Aims to Raise His Electric Car World Land Speed Record at Bonneville Salt Flats

Technology entrepreneur, former UK science minister and racing driver Lord (Paul) Drayson is bringing his spectacular Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype racing car to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in an attempt to raise the sub-1000kg electric car world land speed record. Drayson Racing achieved a 204.2mph average speed (subject to FIA …

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Lucas Ordonez with Nissan ZEOD RC

Nissan ZEOD RC: ‘Gamer’ Test Driver Lucas Ordóñez Chosen

Nissan’s inaugural “gamer-to-racer” Lucas Ordóñez has been appointed as the official test and development driver of the Nissan ZEOD RC programme – the unique electric race car that will debut at next year’s Le Mans 24 Hours in the famed garage 56 where a car which doesn’t fit into any of the defined categories is …

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Number 59 Rider Ho Chi Fung on the Zongshen AC, Winner at Oschersleben 17th August 2013

Shane Turpin & Ho Chi Fung Celebrate Weekend eRoadRacing Wins

Congratulations are in order to Shane Turpin who won the eight-lap Indianapolis FIM eRoadRacing World Cup race, yesterday afternoon Sunday 18th August, by 13.733 seconds over Icon Brammo team mate Eric Bostrom. Kenyon Kluge finished in third position. Meanwhile, back in Europe at Oschersleben in Germany, congratulations are also in order for number 59 rider Ho Chi …

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Drayson Racing All Electric Lola B12 69/EV at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013

Drayson 3rd at Goodwood FoS

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. It was the electric hypercar’s first high-profile run since it broke the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record for sub-1000kg cars (subject to FIA approval) three weeks ago with Lord Drayson at …

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FIM eRoadRacing - Valencia: Race Results

eRoadRacing Results, Valencia

The first race weekend of the FIM eRoadRacing World Cup saw Zongshen dominate the grid and podium but a surpirse exit from their the weekend’s favourite Hoi Chi Fung in the second race meant Spaniard Oscar Pena now leads the European series. The first race weekend of the FIM eRoadRacing World Cup saw Zongshen dominate …

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