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AddDrive eO Tesla Roadster is going to race up Pikes Peak [w/video]

Last year, Drive eO sent its PP01 electric supercar up Pikes Peak in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - well, part-way up. Driver Janis Horeliks wasn't injured in the crash that ended his run near the Halfway Picnic Grounds. This year, the Latvian team will return to Colorado race again with a Tesla Roadster chassis in the Electric Modified division on Sunday, June 29.

42TRANSLOGIC 139: Nissan Leaf Nismo RC

The Nissan Leaf electric car is notable for many things, but performance isn't one of them. So how is it possible that Nissan's motorsports division could make an electric race car from the same components as the production Leaf? We take to the track in the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC to find out.

64Nissan shows off Le Mans Prototype, says it's world's fastest electric racer [w/video]

Nissan has announced plans and details around its upcoming all-electric racing car, the ZEOD RC. The Zero Emission On Demand Racing car is said to be capable of a top speed in excess of 300 kilometers per hour (186.4 miles per hour), is shaped a bit like the closed-cockpit version of the DeltaWing (albeit, to our eyes, better looking) and will make its debut in 2014 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This weekend, visitors to the race will have the opportunity to view the prototype near the Circuit de

AddWatch Formula E test driver Lucas di Grassi do electric doughnuts on the streets of LA

Doughnuts. They're not just those delicious disks of deep-fried delight sometimes stuffed with custard or jelly, and perhaps lightly dusted with confectioners sugar (mmmm... doughnuts). No, they are also a time-honored, tire-smoking way of demonstrating automotive power and virility.

6PPNMC NOAO is a poorly named but still awesome electric race car [w/video]

It reportedly took Pole Performance Nevers Magny-Cours just six months to develop this electric race car before it set an official record on the Grand Prix track at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours in France.

11Monster Tajima to tackle Pikes Peak in an all-electric prototype

This year, Pikes Peak will, once again, be crawling with electric vehicles. Mitsubishi will be there with its i-MiEV-based racer, and the Pikes Peak EV Challenge Committee has just announced it will bring a new all-electric car to scale the 14,110-foot peak in Colorado this July.

AddDrayson Racing presents 850 hp electric racer at Low Carbon Racing Conference

Last year, Drayson Racing and Lola announced they would partner on an all-electric race car and now, at the 6th MIA International Low Carbon Racing Conference, the very impressive result of their collaboration has been revealed. The Lola-Drayson B12/69EV is an 850-horsepower (640-kW) monster that will seek to destroy many an electric vehicle speed record this year, while simultaneously serving as a development platform for a different design Drayson Racing will bring to the 2013 FIA Forumula E s

AddFondTech unveils Formula E electric E-11

On Thursday, Italian aerodynamic consultancy firm FondTech revealed its electric, single-seat Formula E racer, the E-11. The car is the brainchild of ex-Ferrari Formula One team aerodynamicist Jean-Claude Migeot.

AddElectric Formulec EF01 laps rain-drenched Russian track

Meet, again, the Formulec EF01, a truly remarkable single-seat electric racer that combines speed, acceleration and efficiency with respect for the environment.

AddQuimera AEGT01, the "most powerful electric car on earth," could spawn TTXGP-related series

The Quimera AEGT01 – Click above to watch video after the jump

AddVideo: Fully Charged takes you inside the record-setting Black Current electric dragster; drives Delta E4 Coupe

Inside the Black Current electric dragster – Click above to watch video after the jump

AddGreen GT reveals upgraded prototype, raises our racing hopes

300 kW Green GT prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddVIDEO: VST Conversions blows us, competition away with BMW bi-moto EV Racer

VST Conversions BMW bi-moto EV – Click above to watch video after the jump

6Radical celebrates 1,000th car, shows off electric SRZero racer

It's not often that a race car manufacturer gets to celebrate the production of its 1,000th unit, but that's exactly what happened at Radical Sportscars this week. It has taken Radical 13 years to reach this milestone, and the SR2 has accounted for over half that volume. Radicals compete in a wide variety of series worldwide, including four runs in the 24 hours of Le Mans with the LMP2-class SR9 model.

AddVideo: Nicolas Prost wins first electric Andros Trophy

Andros Electric racing – Click above to watch video after the jump

AddWestfield readying lightweight electric iRacer [w/video]

Westfield iRacer – Click above for high-res image gallery

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