Racing

The AC Cobra (electric) on Mt Washington

The (Not) AC Cobra: “Snake Oil”

We like to go sniffing around the backwoods of New England, and in the Great State of Maine, we found this gem – a AC Cobra replica powered with an 11″ DC motor (“DC Cobra”?), built from the ground up by NEDRA member and general madman, Wayne Krauth.  Krauth started…

1 day ago by Ted Dillard 6

Formula E

FIA Announces 10 Teams For Formula E Season Two

Right after the first season of FIA Formula E Championship came to an end, FIA began collecting teams for season two. There will still be only 10 teams (two drivers each), as there are just 40 cars available (2 per driver). In the second year, teams got permission to use their…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 7

Formula E In Forza Motorsport 6

Forza Motorsport 6 To Get Formula E Race Cars

Looking for a video game that includes the entire lineup of Formula E race cars that participated in the inaugural season of the electric racing series?  Well, look no further than Forza Motorsport 6. Here’s the press blast announcing the inclusion of the entire field of Formula E cars: The…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 2

Translogic Zombie 222 Electric Mustang

Translogic Zombie 222 Electric Mustang – Video

Translogic visited BloodShed Motors in Austin, TX to check on rumors of an electric zombie in town. As it turns out, there was one – Zombie 222, formerly a 1968 Ford Mustang, converted to an electric drive by BloodShed Motors. At 0-60 in 1.94 seconds it’s the quickest zombie and,…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 6

Dates for season two Formula E calendar

Season Two Formula E Calendar Revealed

The FIA WMSC announced the calendar for the second season of the FIA Formula E Championship, which will begin in October. Again there will be 11 races in 10 cities, across at least 9 countries on three continents. In Europe, Paris jumped in place of Monaco, because there was already…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 8

DeltaWing announces GT race car concept

Panoz Pure Electric DeltaWing To Race At Le Mans

All-electric DeltaWing GT for Le Mans is the new goal for Don Panoz and its DeltaWing Racing team. We already saw a plug-in hybrid version developed by Nissan – Zero Emission On Demand, which could go one lap in all-electric mode, but a pure electric car would be something new….

1 week ago by Mark Kane 5

The Venturi VBB-3

Venturi Will Be Back On The Salt Flats This Summer

After two years (2013 and 2014) of bad luck with weather, Venturi VBB-3 finally will get a chance to set a new world land speed record for electric vehicles this August. The VBB-3 is a joint project of Venturi Automobiles and The Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research. Target…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 2

RIT EV Team's Varsity Challenge

RIT EV Team Wins eMotoRacing’s Varsity Challenge

On July 12th, the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Electric Vehicle Team won the Woodcraft Technologies eMotoRacing $1000 “Varsity Challenge” award for completing a 6-lap race on a bike of their own design and construction.  Based on a Kawasaki Ninja ZX636, the bike runs in the “eSuperSport” class of up to…

2 weeks ago by Ted Dillard 2