McLaren jumpstarting Formula E series with 42 all electric race cars Torque News

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McLaren jump-starting Formula E with 42 all electric race

The Formula E electric race car due to launch in 2014, has announced a with sports car maker is to provide all electric Formula electric race cars for to race.

While the electric racing field is making technological leaps due to its racing (TTXGP, e-Power, TT ZERO), car racing has been limited to a few vehicles and electric drag hobbyists. The Formula E looks to this by launching an all electric car series in 2014. Formula plans took a concrete on Thursday with an order for 42 Formula cars to be built by and a newly formed company, Racing Technology (SRT).

The Formula E is an FIA sanctioned Championship featuring Formula cars on electricity. The Formula E series is and promoted by Formula E Holdings. of Formula E electric race are due in 2013, with the race itself launching in 2014.

The is expected to have 10 teams, 20 with the races themselves in urban centers around the

The 42 electric Formula race will be divvied up with cars per team, one car as the official vehicle, and one car for crash testing.

These electric Formula cars are being built by Racing Technology (SRT), is part of a newly founded whose purpose is to design the efficient electric cars McLaren is a key player in the consortium, and is the engine, transmission and electronics for the being assembled by Spark Technology.

Frédéric Vasseur, CEO of Racing Technology, said “I am and happy to give birth to project that is innovative and rewarding for a company both and philosophically. Personally, I can write a new regardless of my other ventures in Confidence and commitment from our McLaren is a guarantee of quality and without which this would not have been

The association with a globally car manufacturer is definitely the right way to go. and society are evolving and Spark Technology is proud to be the pioneer and in the new field of electric cars will revolutionize the motor industry and attitude.”

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Until the team led by Frédéric Vasseur had working on the French designed car, the first electric car to be built. Formula E Holdings the Formulec technology last and integrated the team into the FEH SRT is a step further for Vasseur’s

The Formula E has designated itself an championship series, meaning individual teams are free to their own technology and race car to the race. The FIA is due to publish technical soon for the Championship to set up the open

This means that Formula E wants to be an open it is intending to make it easier for to enter the championship series by electric race cars Otherwise the teams would be to build their own electric cars, a process which almost certainly take longer, cost much and result in a wide range of and speed.

FEH says that if a team to build their own electric car, the remaining Spark will be used for roadshows and racing activities.

Martin (Team principal, Vodafone Mercedes): “I’m a passionate in the role that motorsport can in showcasing and spearheading the development of technologies, and regard the Formula E as an exciting innovation for global McLaren has worked with Vasseur for many years, and our has been very successful. together in Formula E, McLaren’s technology and Spark Racing expert knowledge will to allow both companies to at the forefront of technical innovation and open up great opportunities for the cars of tomorrow.”

McLaren P1  Electric Cars
McLaren P1  Electric Cars
McLaren P1  Electric Cars
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