The Rimac Concept_One met its speedy friend, the Porsche 918 at a dragstrip in the Detroit area the other day. This is what happened.
Electric Vehicle Racing
The 2016 TT Zero just got more interesting as the all-electric Victory RR is revealed. But is it a Mugen slayer?
It's Tesla Model S versus Tesla Model X and husband versus wife as this couple takes to the drag strip for her first time.
Rebuilt Enfield 8000 aka "Flux Capacitor" shows off its speed in six-minute video.
Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima has teamed up with Rimac Automobili to buff his all-wheel-drive E-Runner to megawatt status in an effort to thwart rival Rhys Millen at Pikes Peak.
Attention electric vehicle owners and enthusiasts! The Refuel 2015 date has been announced, and so it's time to check out what's on this year's battery-powered high-speed agenda.
We spent some quality time in the Michelin tire tent at the Long Beach round of the Formula E Championship learning about tires and, more specifically, the unique rubber that makes this electric series go round.
The Formula E race at Long Beach, California has been run and someone has taken his first win in the electric racing series with a real fairy tale finish. We're spoiler free here, but just click through to see the winner.
New video answers gripping question of which is quicker off the line on a frozen lake – a Tesla Model S P85D, or a snowmobile.
There exists a special kind of autosport that sometimes sees drivers approaching turns backwards – on purpose. Welcome to the world of ice racing, where in France, they've put an electric twist on things. The Trophée Andros Electrique puts battery-powered vehicular ballet on display as it winds through the mountainous regions of the French Republic, stopping at seven snowy tracks along the way.
What's the best way to spend a summer day in California? If you're an electric vehicle enthusiast, there can only be one answer: the annual Refuel event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This is the second year I've been fortunate enough to attend – thanks to an invitation from Speed Ventures, the outfit behind this battery-powered extravaganza – and both times it's rocked my socks.
The faded blue eyes of the corner worker lit up and his tanned face, furrows plowed deep by the California sun, cracked a bemused smile as the Brammo Empulse RR, like a yanagi blade taking a sliver of sashimi from a fresh fillet, smoothly sliced its way through the corkscrew. Minutes earlier, I'd overheard his thin lips spit out a lament about racing without its traditional sonic hyperbole. Though his judgment about the electric competitors might stay unchanged until his last breath, it seemed i
Many have climbed New Hampshire's Mount Washington, and have the bumper sticker to prove it. Few, though, have scaled its majestic heights quite as quickly as Tim O'Neil recently did in the EVSR (electric vehicle sports racer) from Entropy Racing.
Every job has its perks, but some are perkier than others. Take, for example, the race director of the FIA Formula E series. Not only will this lucky individual get to travel around the world, introducing different cities to top-level electric road racing, they also will have a very exclusive company car: the Concept_One from Rimac Automobili.
John McGuinness is a poet like no other. Invoking passion like Neruda using only the twisty, timeworn vocabulary of the Snaefell Mountain Course, the Morecambe Missile can best be heard crafting his boisterous verse during the annual TT races when standing alongside the 37.7-mile asphalt ribbon that weaves its way through the towns and villages of the Isle of Man.
The National Electric Drag Racing Association (NEDRA) is the official book keeper for the battery-powered few that are successful in their quest for quicker quickness. It's pretty fastidious about getting all the facts and documentation together before engraving those records in stone, and so sometimes it takes a while before they dig out the ol' chisel and mallet. Case in point: the very speedy maiden voyages of Don Garlits' Swamp Rat 37.
It's been a while since we've seen exciting wheel-to-wheel electric motorcycle road-racing action, but we're glad to say the drought has ended. It was just one simple camera attached to the Brammo Empulse R ridden by Ricky Orlando, but it captured an epic battle that played out on the asphalt of Sonoma Raceway during the fourth round of the newly-founded eMotoRacing series.