SRI EV1 brings allelectric racing to the Mexican 1000 rally (video)

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SRI EV1 brings all-electric racing to the 1000 rally (video)

seen electric off-roaders the Dakar Rally. but racing on the peninsula has proven elusive until this weekend. driving in smaller races, EV1 has joined the big leagues by starting in Mexican 1000 rally. The 400kW open-wheeler has participated in at the first trio of special and it will ideally join a of further stages that fit the vehicle’s 100-mile range. the EV1 is far from the front of the Evolution at 36th place as of this winning isn’t the point SRI wants to drum up enough to hot-swap batteries and complete stage in future races.

Its should at least be proof smaller EVs can thrive in some of the harshest racing conditions.

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Since 1967, the National Off Racing Association’s (NORRA) 1000 has been a significant for creativity and innovation in off-road Thanks to the technical and industry of hot rod pioneer and NORRA executive Don the unique Baja competition rose to prominence via the participation of like of Parnelli Jones, Garner and Steve McQueen.

From its inception desert wide-open environment gave the industry a new forum for brilliant like Vic Hickey to create the Baja Boot and the legendary 442 Banshee.

That unique hot legacy will return in a unique way as NORRA today the entry of the first ever off-road race car, the SRI EV1 this week’s four-day Tire Mexican 1000 The fourth annual vintage-flavored on and rally is scheduled to begin on April 27 with a pre-event inspection, vehicle display and meeting all taking place at the bullring in Mexicali, Baja, A record field of 150-plus (up from 95 last year) be made up of motorcycle, truck, and sedan classes from an list of entries, with a emphasis on vintage machinery and a spotlight on hospitality, adventure and

The EV1 is a full scale, 100% race car built to resemble a Class 1 unlimited open-wheel Designed by SRI, SRD and EV West, the car 535 HP and 750 ft-lbs of torque. Power is through two 9 Netgain WarP controlled via Evnetics Soliton 1 performance controllers before delivered to the dirt via a Mendeola S4D gearbox.

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Team SRI’s goal for the mile Mexican 1000 is to complete all three of the Special on Day 1 from the start in Mexicali to the overnight stop at Bahia De Los before running on portions of the Special Stages throughout the that fall within the range. This includes the Secret Stage on Day 4 that the official finish line at end in San Jose Del Cabo.

Structured in a rally format of the more tradition, non-stop endurance competition, the NORRA 1000 offers Team SRI a opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities of the EV1 its multi-day schedule and a series of Special Stages linked via transit sections.

Not surprisingly, the new EV1 is a hybrid that combines off-road racing technology a cutting edge drivetrain. The Industries chassis features a controlled by Bilstein Black 9300 series shocks on BFG TA KR 35×12.50×15 tires balanced and with Ride-On TPS on Method Wheels. Driver and co-driver in MasterCraft seats and harnesses. for the motors is stored in 138, 180ah China Aviation Batteries (CALB) in two hot swap packs each containing 69

Additional power for the car’s Baja Designs lighting, and GPS is provided by a 4-cell battery located in the driver’s compartment. energy stored in the battery is 82kWh, enough to power an home for about a week.

is a monumental undertaking that has 18 solid months in the making, Strategic Recovery Institute Jeffrey Smith. Our entire is excited about what we are forward to do. We are confident that our Mexican 1000 capabilities will generate future sponsorship to allow the ability to swap’ multiple battery andcomplete entire races in the future.

The unique legacy of the Tire NORRA Mexican to motivate and inspire is still and well. Like the unique four-wheel drive Baja that Vic Hickey built in the 30 prior to the inaugural NORRA 1000 in 1967, the SRI EV1 will living proof that with an eye toward the future is a concept that may never obsolete.

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