GZero Championship Racing Series announces EVC Racing as 2016 kart supplier.
How does this kart stack up against other classes
All in all this first try at an electric kart is great but price point has to be at least on par with Rotax engines and also the weight and power have to be reduced and made to last longer for this to take off as viable race series. Give us your opinion!
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Gzero Championship 10 Karts, 6 Races, 1 Champion, Zero Emissions.
GZero Championship Racing Series Inc., North America’s first motorsports championship to feature all electric Zero Emission karts is pleased to announce EVC Racing of Indianapolis IN as the official builder for the 2016 race series. EVC Racing karts will combine the heartpounding thrill of speed with the pursuit of a greener future in a revolutionary new motorsports format. The first public display of these karts will be at the upcoming Vancouver International AutoShow March 23rd to the 27th, 2016.
The acquisition of these karts further solidifies the Series’ 2016 racing season. The Series plans to host six Championship events throughout Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island dates and locations to be announced soon. The Series will challenge Drivers and their Teams at a variety of unique temporary circuits in some of the region’s most vibrant and iconic venues. Bringing the Series into the heart of various communities renews the relationship that Metro Vancouver has shared with Motorsports, in a manner that reflects the desire for a sustainable future.
“Electric motorsports is where the battery electric automotive industry will earn it’s ‘track record’,” says Greg Webster, President and Founder of the series. “Through our free to the public Racing Events, we will entertain audiences with the heartpounding skill of our Drivers who will race a nearly silent kart at over 100 km/h.
Karting’s heritage as the grassroots entry for motorsports enthusiasts into the sport is also reflected in the Series desire to feature homegrown talent and to be a proving ground for tomorrow’s technology, in a exhilarating and challenging fashion that is open to all those who dream fast and aspire for racing glory. Beyond the Championship events, the Series will provide a wide range of avenues in which the public can engage with the Series. Interested parties are invited to contact Series organizers through the company’s website. The Information there will direct individuals to the all aspects of the Series, including the announcement schedule for 2016, information on how to become a Series Driver or Team as well as other ways that individuals and companies can become involved in the Series.
Some quick specs on this new electric kart.
Drive train Output 26 kW
Top Speed (Limited) 113 kph
Range 16-24 km
Charge Time 3 hrs
Weight 115 kg
Will cost less then 14999$
To learn more visit GZero Championship Racing Series on the web at gzeroracing.ca or find GZero Racing on Facebook and Twitter.