Contest Promotes Soon-To-Be-Born Sport Of Electric Drifting

Contest Promotes Soon-To-Be-Born Sport Of Electric Drifting

This much is clear: as long as there are cars, there will be people who want to race them. While the bulk of today’s racing takes place in fossil-fuel-powered automobiles, racing of the future will very likely be based around electric cars. Electric drag racing is already an established... read more

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Audi R18 TDI Le Mans car

Audi To Rival Toyota In Fielding Hybrid Racer At Le Mans

Many automakers claim that their exploits in the world of motorsport go towards improving their road cars. It's a tenuous connection sometimes, but Audi could lay fair claim... read more February 6, 2012 by  0

Honda CR-Z GT300 rendering

Honda Confirms CR-Z GT300 Hybrid Race Car, To Rival Prius

Hybrids are set to go head-to-head on Japan's race tracks this year, as Honda has finally confirmed it's set to enter a CR-Z in the GT300 class of Japan's SuperGT series... read more February 6, 2012 by  0

Toyota Prius SuperGT, GT300-spec. Image:

Toyota Prius GT300 Race Car Shown At Tokyo Auto Salon

"Win on Sunday, sell on Monday" is a quote that succinctly explains the marketing importance of racing for carmakers. Whether it's as relevant today as it was back in the... read more January 16, 2012 by  0

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


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