Racing on arguably the most iconic motorsport street circuit this past weekend, the FIA ABB Formula E took to the Monaco circuit for the sixth round of the 8th Formula E season. It was a significant event this time round as the new Gen3 car was also launched; the car which will race in Cape Town in 2023.
Public opinion is a very interesting development to always keep an eye on. Globally, in both higher (HICs) – and Medium Income Countries (MICs), the best current example is that of Electric Vehicles. While HICs have already accepted this paradigm shift, thanks to increased EV infrastructures, up until two months ago, MICs were still hesitant. This is about to change.
The FIA ABB Formula E in collaboration with E-Movement and Jaguar Racing, hosted a short meeting this past weekend in which more information regarding the Cape Town E-Prix was presented.
Less than a year after publicising its ambition to compete in the toughest motorsport event ever, Audi Sport has officially started testing its Audi RS Q e-tron; the vehicle with which it will take on the 2022 edition.
Kaapstad word tans beoog om die eerste Suid-Afrikaanse stad te word, wat gasheer sal speel vir ‘n Formule E ren. Op 26 Februarie 2022 sal Suid Afrika dus vir die eerste keer sedert 1993 ‘n enkel-sitplek FIA Wêreldkampioenskap ren aanbied. Die agste seisoen van hierdie naelbytende kampioenskap sal ook die stede van Vancouver, Kanada en Seoul, Suid Korea, vir die eerste keer verwelkom.
Yesterday, it was finally announced that the FIA Formula E championship would pay a visit to the southern tip of Africa in 2022. It might only be provisional at this point, but Southern-Africans certainly have much to be excited about.
Text: Franco Theron and Junaid Samodien
Since the dawn of the 19th century, motorsport has always existed due to two key factors. Through the decades, these factors have either worked together very closely and successfully or either against one another, proving unsustainable for the sport. These two factors speak to the needs of the spectators as well as the big manufacturers (brands). The following article will analyse the movement of the motorsport world into different directions, perhaps towards an imbalance between the two factors.
South Africa, 27 September 2018 – Jaguar Racing has revealed a new wave of drivers who will take part in the inaugural Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY, the world’s first all-electric production-based race series.