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    Official: Drive eO Tesla Roadster is going to race up Pikes Peak [w/video]

    Last year, Drive eO sent its PP01 electric supercar up Pikes Peak in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - well, part-way up. Driver Janis Horeliks wasn't injured in the crash that ended his run near the Halfway Picnic Grounds. This year, the Latvian team will return to Colorado race again ...

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    Video: Watch Formula E test driver Lucas di Grassi do electric doughnuts on the streets of LA

    Doughnuts. They're not just those delicious disks of deep-fried delight sometimes stuffed with custard or jelly, and perhaps lightly dusted with confectioners sugar (mmmm... doughnuts). No, they are also a time-honored, tire-smoking way of demonstrating automotive power and virility. Since many ...

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    Drayson Racing presents 850 hp electric racer at Low Carbon Racing Conference

    Last year, Drayson Racing and Lola announced they would partner on an all-electric race car and now, at the 6th MIA International Low Carbon Racing Conference, the very impressive result of their collaboration has been revealed. The Lola-Drayson B12/69EV is an 850-horsepower (640-kW) monster that ...

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    Video: FondTech unveils Formula E electric E-11

    On Thursday, Italian aerodynamic consultancy firm FondTech revealed its electric, single-seat Formula E racer, the E-11. The car is the brainchild of ex-Ferrari Formula One team aerodynamicist Jean-Claude Migeot. FondTech says its battery-powered E-11 can match the performance of today's Formula ...

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    Electric Formulec EF01 laps rain-drenched Russian track

    Meet, again, the Formulec EF01, a truly remarkable single-seat electric racer that combines speed, acceleration and efficiency with respect for the environment. Designed by South African firm Formulec and Segula Matra Technologies, the Formulec EF01 accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour in a ...

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    Video: Quimera AEGT01, the "most powerful electric car on earth," could spawn TTXGP-related series

    The Quimera AEGT01 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Quimera, a Spanish eco-transport consortium, will only officially launch its AEGT01 electric race car next month, but it's let slip a video showing off its muy caliente-mobile in advance. Though we can't verify the claim that ...

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    Video: KleenSpeed EV-X11 wins ReFuel SportElectric TT, breaks own record

    Kleenspeed Technologies has turned up the volume on its electric race car efforts by producing the EV-X11 and another win at the Refuel SportElectric TT. Piloted by company head Tim Collins, the prototype average 81.5 miles per hour around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, hacking almost four seconds ...

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    Nissan Leaf Nismo RC to hit the track at Le Mans

    In mid-May, the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC took to the track for a shakedown. Come late next week, the electric racer will return for more on-track action. Nissan has just announced that the Leaf Nismo RC will hit the tarmac during the "Le Mans vers le futur," a demonstration event that will take ...

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    Video: Fully Charged takes you inside the record-setting Black Current electric dragster; drives Delta E4 Coupe

    The latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged has hit the Internet and this time 'round Llewellyn drives the Delta E4 Coupe prototype and takes you inside the record-setting Black Current electric dragster. Sure, we've already seen video of Llewellyn riding shotgun ...

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    With Renagade, UPenn students create electric drag racing awesomeness

    UPENN Renegade – Click above to watch video after the jump
    A lot of Universities around the world have solar racing teams that build cool UFO-looking vehicles that compete with each other for speed and efficiency records. The University of Pennsylvania is not one of them. They used to be, ...

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    Green GT reveals upgraded prototype, raises our racing hopes

    300 kW Green GT prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We couldn't help but be impressed by the Green GT Le Mans Prototype-style racer when it first surfaced back in the Spring of 2009. It was just as awe-inspiring when its drivetrain found its way beneath the very sexy bodywork ...

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    VIDEO: VST Conversions blows us, competition away with BMW bi-moto EV Racer

    VST Conversions BMW bi-moto EV – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Back in February of 2009, a fellow hailing from Croatia showed up on DIY Electric Car, a forum for EV builders and conversion enthusiasts, saying he wanted to build an electric that is faster than 99 percent of the ...

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    Want a record-setting electric vehicle? Got a quarter million for the WX10?

    Say you've managed to save up $250,000 and want to splurge by laying it all out on some big ticket item. We can think of countless ways to spend all that coin and we'd bet that you can too. But have you ever considered buying a record-setting electric vehicle (EV) with your hard-earned cash? ...

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    Video: Nicolas Prost wins first electric Andros Trophy

    Andros Electric racing – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The first Andros Electric Trophy season has wrapped up and Nicolas Prost can lay claim to winning the first professional electric racing series ever held. His 250 points were 23 more than the nearest competitor after three ...

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    Westfield readying lightweight electric iRacer [w/video]

    Westfield iRacer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Westfield, a British company that still builds and sells a version of the timeless Lotus 7, has announced plans to offer an al-electric sportscar called the iRacer that it will race in the EV Cup. As you might expect, the car appears ...

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    GreenGt gets first track tryout [w/VIDEO]

    GreenGt Prototype -Click above for high-res image gallery
    The GreenGt prototype, unveiled at Energissima last April, has finally put its tires to tarmac in a far more suitable setting than an exposition floor. The single-seat electric racer was recently unleashed onto the Paul Ricard High Tech ...

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    2010 TTXGP to include cars?

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    The TTXGP hasn't yet dropped the flag on its inaugural 2009 edition and already the organizers are scheming about how they can make next year's event even more exciting. It's occurred to them that one way to accomplish their goal is to tip over the two-wheel apple ...

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    Green GT unveils racer at Energissima

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    A while back we clued you in on some cool solar-powered tire warmers created by an outfit operating under the moniker, Green GT. Well, it seems the Swiss-based group has even greater ambitions and today they will unveil their all-electric race car prototype at the ...

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    VIDEO: Electric race car development program revealed!

    KleenSpeed Technologies, one of the companies behind the WX10-T all-electric race car has opened up their website to the public to reveal some of what went on behind the scenes as they prepared their prototype, code-named Angelina, for its unveiling. Included on the site are pictures of everything ...

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    Launched: WX10-T all-electric race car

    The all-electric WX10-T was official unveiled at last week's Performance Racing Industry trade show and now that the initial festivities are done with, we have a bit more information and some pics to share. The West Race Cars and KleenSpeed Technologies collaboration garnered a good bit of interest ...


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