Racing

Former Formula 1 World Champion Jacques VILLENEUVE joins Venturi Formula-E Team

Formula 1 Champ Jacques Villeneuve Signs On For Formula E

Jacques Villeneuve, former F1 World Champion from 1997, joins the Venturi Formula E Team. The Canadian will race along side French driver Stéphane Sarrazin, who continues to be with Venturi in the second season. “In 1996, the year of his arrival in Formula 1, Villeneuve achieved Vice World Champion. The…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

Formula E races into London

Formula E Might Join Olympics In 2020

FIA president Jean Todt threw out the idea that a Formula E event could possibly be included in the 2020 Olympic games. There are no details how this might work. Maybe drivers from different countries could race for medals like in other disciplines? For now, Formula E is independent series with…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 17

Venturi Formula E Electric Motor

Venturi Presents Formula E Electric Motor

Venturi Formula E Team unveiled its own electric motor VM200, designed for the Formula E racer. From season two on, each team will get the chance to develop its own drivetrain instead of using the basic setup from season one. And Venturi, besides having its own team, is also one…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 11

2015 Renovo Coupe - Front Three Quarters

Renovo Motors Hopes To Enter Formula E As Battery Supplier

After several years in stealth mode and then unveiling its Coupe in 2014, Renovo Motors eyes Formula E as a potential battery supplier. In the first and second season, racers are equipped with Williams Advanced Engineering’s battery packs. Intention to become Formula E supplier was expressed by Rimac Automobili too….

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

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 month ago by Ted Dillard 9