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McLaren Says It’s Definitely Maybe Going To Someday Race In Formula E

McLaren Racing on Monday made a definitive announcement that it might eventually race in another series. It signed an option to enter, Formula E, now an FIA World Championship series, at the end of 2022. This is not, of course, a binding contract and transmits nothing but interest, but it’s interesting nonetheless.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Formula E’s New eSports Series Could Win You A Test In A Real Car

Formula E has announced that it’s getting serious about not just electric racing but eSport racing, with its new Accelerate series standing as an online counterpart to its real-life events. And the prize is formidable. Not only does the winner take home nearly a quarter of a million dollars, but the Accelerate…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Unsustainable Sustainability Of Electric Motorsport

Electric motorsport has a sustainability problem. No, I’m not talking about the complexities of recycling batteries or the ecological costs of electric vehicle development on the environment. I’m talking about an unsustainable manufacturer mindset—the very one that’s resulted in manufacturers leaving the sport in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Another German Carmaker Just Dropped Formula E

BMW on Tuesday announced that it is officially bowing out of the ABB Formula E Championship after competing in the series for seven seasons (as a factory team since season five). The automaker’s withdrawal is not effective immediately, but will finalize at the end of the upcoming season, which kicks off next month…Read more… Continue […]

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Audi Is Shaping Its Motorsport Future Around Le Mans And Dakar Efforts

In a press release on Monday morning, Audi confirmed three things. Thing one, it would be entering the Dakar Rally in 2022 with a brand new factory-effort plug-in hybrid electric buggy. Thing two, it would be kicking off a new top-class sports car effort in IMSA and the WEC with a factory-built LMDh starting in […]

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Formula E’s First Night Race Will Be In Saudi Arabia

While night races are a favorite among fans of pretty much every motorsport discipline, Formula E has wrapped up six seasons without having run after dark. The reason is pretty simple: The series is dedicated to being eco-friendly, and few things are quite as wasteful as turning on a ton of lights just for fast […]

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Formula E Founder Develops World’s First Electric Powerboat Championship

Alejandro Agag, founder of both the Formula E and Extreme E championships, has just announced the formation of an all-electric powerboat league called the E1 World Electric Powerboat Series. Once again, the whole goal of the series is to draw attention to the environmental concerns that impact marine life.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Formula E Founder Develops World’s First Electric Powerboat Championship

Alejandro Agag, founder of both the Formula E and Extreme E championships, has just announced the formation of an all-electric powerboat league called the E1 World Electric Powerboat Series. Once again, the whole goal of the series is to draw attention to the environmental concerns that impact marine life.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Formula E Is The First Racing Series To Be Certified As Carbon Net Zero

The FIA Formula E Championship celebrated its sixth birthday a week ago, marking exactly six years since the first race event was won by Lucas di Grassi in his Audi Sport ABT Spark SRT01-e. The series has evolved so much in that six years, becoming one of the most exciting single-seat racing championships in the…Read […]

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Formula E Is The First Racing Series To Be Certified As Carbon Net Zero

The FIA Formula E Championship celebrated its sixth birthday a week ago, marking exactly six years since the first race event was won by Lucas di Grassi in his Audi Sport ABT Spark SRT01-e. The series has evolved so much in that six years, becoming one of the most exciting single-seat racing championships in the…Read […]

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Lewis Hamilton’s New Extreme E Team Lends The Series His Championship Credibility

Lewis Hamilton, the guy who got totally clobbered by Pierre Gasly in last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix, has founded a brand new racing team to contest the 2021 season of Extreme E electric off-road racing. If you aren’t yet aware of this Hamilton kid, he’s pretty good. He’s already earned six Formula One…Read more… Continue […]

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How To Watch Formula One, Formula E, NASCAR, And Everything Else Happening in Racing This Weekend: August 8-9

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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