21 May '11, 4pm

EV Cup electric racing series delayed until 2012 (well, sort of)

EV Cup electric racing series delayed until 2012 (well, sort of)

THE WORLD'S FIRST ELECTRIC VEHICLE RACING SERIES SWITCHES START TO USA EV CUP - THE WORLD'S FIRST ELECTRIC VEHICLE RACING SERIES – SWITCHES START TO USA LONDON (May 20, 2011) – The EV Cup, the world's first racing series exclusively featuring zero-emission electric vehicles, will now start in the United States in November rather than in the UK this summer as originally planned. The series will start with two race events in California, at Laguna Seca in November and at Auto Club Speedway in December before a full series launch in 2012. Explaining the reason for the change, Sylvain Filippi, Managing Director of the EV Cup, said: "The EV world is developing extremely quickly with technical advances happening almost on a daily basis. The requirements for safety aspects and the delivery schedule for race cars was not going to allow sufficient time for testing. We need to ensure...

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