F1 Legend Backs Formula E Team

Alain Prost is a French-born Formula One legend, winning four Formula One Driver Championships while driving in a style that some have called almost relaxed. He’s still a big part of motorsports, and he’s throwing his substantial pull (along with finances) behind a Formula E team called e.dams. It’s the fifth such team to sign up for the inaugural electric racing series.

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Lord Drayson Sets Another Electric Land Speed Record

Upon his return to England, Lord Drayson got back behind the wheel and beat his last record-setting run, reaching more than 205 mph in the flying mile.

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Killajoule Electric Sidecar Motorcycle Goes 213 MPH

Using an electric sidecar motorcycle with a battery comprised of power tool cells, the three-wheeled KillaJoule reached a top speed of 212 mph while using just half the available power of their zero-emissions motorcycle.

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Prince Of Monaco Helps Unveil Venturi VBB-3 Electric Streamliner

Prince Albert, crown ruler of the principality of Monaco, is getting in on the electric racing actionby helping Venturi and Ohio State University unveil the VBB-3, a 3,000 horsepower electric streamliner.

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Lord Drayson Comes To Bonneville To Set EV Land Speed Record

British racing pioneer Lord Drayson is bringing his record-setting B12 69/EV Le Mans prototype to the Bonneville Salt Flats to chase the electric land speed record. His quest for the electric land speed record starts today, and he could soon become the fastest man powered purely by electricity.

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Video: Drayson Racing Sets New 204 MPH EV Record

Electric vehicles are really starting to come into their own, and long-standing records for range and performance are starting to fall. Yesterday Drayson Racing took down a 39-year old record for electric vehicle top speed in the standing mile, blowing past the previous record of 175 mph and crossing the 200 mph mark, a huge step for electric vehicles the world over.

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