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Motorsports
Jarno Trulli launching own Formula E team to replace Drayson Racing

Given its experience developing its own electric racing prototype, Drayson Racing seemed like a shoe-in to field its own team in the inaugural Formula E championship. In fact, it was one of the first teams to sign on and even talked about designing its own car for the

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Fully Charged shows Drayson B12 electric Le Mans car hitting 200 mph

In Fully Charged, actor Robert Llewellyn continuously manages to combine electric vehicle news and views with a bit of British wit. We love it. His latest offering makes us all the more jealous, since he's showing us what it's like to drive an EV at 200 miles per hour.

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Chris Harris drives Drayson, loses mind

"*%$# me, that's fast." That's pretty much the synopsis given by Chris Harris, one of the hosts of the web series Drive, as he piloted the Drayson B12/69EV Le Mans prototype. Yes, that's the same car that last month set the high-speed record for electric vehicles under 999 kilograms (2,202 pounds). Harris, in a position we all envy, had the opportun

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Drayson Racing locks down electric speed records

Back in June, the team at Drayson Racing took its electric Le Mans prototype to the Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, England, and set a new land speed record for electric vehicles. The competition-spec EV hit a top speed of 204.185 miles per hour, shattering the previous record that stood at 175 mph since 1974.

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Drayson will shoot for FIA electric-vehicle land-speed record on June 25

It's pretty impressive when an automotive speed record stands for almost four decades, but UK-based Drayson Racing Technologies will take a shot at one next week. The company, led by Lord Paul Drayson (whose company is partnering with Michelin on the effort), will look to break the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record on June 25 at RAF Elvington in Yorkshire, England.

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Formula E signs Drayson Racing as first team for 2014 FIA Formula E

And they're off! UK-based Drayson Racing Technologies is the first team to commit to Formula E Holdings's plans to run an all-electric Formula One-style racing circuit starting next year.

Drayson Racing sets electric record at Goodwood Festival of Speed [w/video]

The Nissan Leaf wasn't the only electric vehicle to set a record (1 minute, 57 seconds whilst in reverse) at the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb this year. With Johnny Cocker at the wheel and pointing forward, the

Drayson 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, whi

Cellulosic E85-fueled machines win Road America ALMS Green Challenge

Jonny Cocker in the Drayson Racing Lola-Judd – Click above for high-res image gallery