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Stuntbusters: Which Is Quicker, Gasoline Or Electric?

Stuntbusters: Which Is Quicker, Gasoline Or Electric?

People are competitive. Put two of them together, and they'll want to out-do each other at something. That's why racing has been a part of human culture for so long - whether on foot, on horseback or with cars, the competitive nature of humans comes to the fore. So while we're interested in the... read more

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Lola-Drayson ALMS All-Electric B12/69EV Racecar Prototype

Le Mans Champions Make Electric Car Racing Real With 200MPH Car

Back in December, we told you about a brand new electric race car that Former American Le Mans Series veterans Drayson Racing were planning on unveiling at the 2012 Low... read more January 12, 2012 by  1


 
Andros Trophy Electric Class

Silent Sliding: Electric Andros Cars Race Sideways On Snow

Who said electric cars don't make sense in cold, snowy conditions? Certainly not some of the top racing drivers competing in the electric class of the Andros Trophy, an ice... read more December 28, 2011 by  0


 
Black Current III Electric VW Dragster

Electric Drag Racing Now Embraced By The IHRA

When it comes to drag racing in the United States, the National Hot Rod Association, or NHRA, is the 800-pound gorilla that dominates the sport. The IHRA, or International... read more December 28, 2011 by  6


 
Prius Racing In Japan

Prius Cup Takes To Formula 1 Track For High-MPG Racing

Take a quick look at photograph of the line up of brightly colored race cars, complete with sponsor decals, crash-helmet-wearing drivers, and it looks like just another car... read more December 26, 2011 by  1


 
Paul Drayson, Drayson Racing

Lola-Drayson Set To Unveil All-Electric Race Car In January

Former American Le Mans Series veterans Drayson Racing might not be racing electric cars as quickly as they’d hoped thanks to the cancellation of this year’s... read more December 16, 2011 by  0


 
Toyota's GT300 Prius racer

Toyota Prius, Honda CR-Z Rumored To Take Part In GT300 Racing Series

Think of Japan’s Super GT Series, and you probably think of highly-tuned race car versions of rear-wheel drive production cars. But in in the 2012 GT300 class, the... read more December 7, 2011 by  0


 
Traxxas XO-1 RC car

New Electric Sports Car Does 0-60 In 2.3 Seconds, But There’s A Catch...

Earlier on today we caught wind of a brand new electric car hitting the market just in time for the New Year. With classic sports car styling, a 0-60 time of 2.3 seconds and... read more December 2, 2011 by  3


 
Forza 4 Electric and Hybrid Cars

Want To Race An Electric Car or Hybrid? Now You Can, With Forza Motorsport 4

Okay. We admit it. Just like most automotive journalists, most of the team here at GreenCarReports love the thrill of power, speed and driving a really powerful car really... read more October 28, 2011 by  0


 
The Think City racer, with Kevin McCloud (left) and Roger Saul (right)

BREAKING: EVCup Unplugs 2011 Racing Season, Blames Competitors

The organizers behind the 2011 EVCup have just announced that its 2011 season has been cancelled, with further racing events held off indefinitely. Launched back in January... read more October 7, 2011 by  0


 
Chelsea Sexton Drives HER-02 Racer (WIRED Magazine)

Chelsea Sexton Meets Pikes Peak Champion, Takes HER For A Spin

Former EV-1 saleswoman, electric-vehicle advocate and electric car celebrity Chelsea Sexton recently learnt that despite what some may say, size isn’t everything... read more September 23, 2011 by  0


 
FondTech E-11 electric race car prototype

What Will A Formula E Electric Race-Car Look Like? Here’s One Idea (VIDEO)

A few weeks ago we told you that the FIA governing body had announced its call for entrants for its new all-electric race car series, Formula E -- and now we’re... read more September 6, 2011 by  1


 
Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media

Toyota Shares Nürburgring Electric Car Record-Breaking Run (Video)

Yesterday we brought you news that a team from Toyota Motorsport had successfully smashed the electric car lap record at the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife race... read more August 31, 2011 by  1


 
Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media

Toyota Sets New Electric Car Lap Record At Nürburgring Nordschleife

Toyota has just announced that it has just set a new electric car lap record on the 12.93 mile Nürburgring Nodschleife race track in Germany, beating the previous record... read more August 30, 2011 by  5


 
Formulec EF01 Electric Racing Car

FIA Officially Calls For Entrants In Electric Formula E Race Series

It’s official: the largest FIA is creating a racing series devoted to the electric car. Called the Formula E, the series will launch in 2013 and is expected to attract... read more August 26, 2011 by  1


 
University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer. Image: Evan Doughety

University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer Laps Michigan

The World Solar Challenge race is a little over three months away, so if you’re the team from the University of Michigan, how do you prepare? You could spend late... read more July 15, 2011 by  0


 
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