Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy race car dynamic debut during 2018 Formula E Berlin ePrixFormula E, the first all-electric worldwide racing series, plans to expand beyond street racing to remote parts of the planet with a new series. Called Extreme E, the new series would use SUV-like race cars to tackle the wilds of lands such as the Arctic and the Himalayas. Formula E CEO and founder Alejandro Agag confirmed the new series to Motorsport.com, but did not release many details. Referring to automakers’ interest in the new series, Agag told Motorsport.com, “SUV is the name of the game—that’s where the big manufacturers are going and that’s where I think this will be.” Like Formula E, Extreme E is expected to be a spec series, with teams sharing identical SUV underpinnings, safety cages and equipment. They would be allowed to use their own motors and potentially, their own batteries. CHECK OUT: Formula E creating off-road Extreme E series Bodies would likely be silhouettes of production SUVs from each manufacturer, similar to NASCAR. One of the big advantages of electric racing is that the cars are relatively quiet and don’t spew emissions or heat in the environments where they’re racing. That has allowed… Read full this story
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