The electric racing series has a new home in the US, and it put on a fine show.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
MARCH 24, 2014
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
2014 - FORMULA RACE CAR CLUB OF AMERICA INC.
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- Formula E wows the crowds with street racing in NYC
By Jonathan M. Gitlin - Thursday Jul 20, 2017
- Test Driving the Future of Racing: Formula E
Friday May 19, 2017
Formula E racing aims to reinvent motor sports. WSJ’s Dan Neil travels to Mexico City to test the electric race car's power—and its brakes.
- Electric-car racing circuit will zoom around Red Hook
By David K. Li - Wednesday Jul 5, 2017
The Formula E electric-car racing circuit hopes New York will be all charged up for the fledgling sport when it comes to town later this month. Tabbed as the first motor races in Big Apple history, the Qualcomm New York City ePrix will take place around Pier 11 and the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red...
- With engines whirring, electric car racing comes to Brooklyn
By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP Sports Writer - Sunday Jul 16, 2017
The Formula One-style, open-wheel cars reach speeds of 140 mph but only about 80 decibels, compared with 130 decibels for the cars with combustion engines.Sam Bird from the DS Virgin Racing team won Sunday's 49-lap race over the narrow 1.2-mile, 10-turn track from the pole to sweep the weekend races for team owner Richard Branson, the billionaire adventurer.The three-year-old FE series is sanctioned by the International Federation of Automobiles, the governing body for Formula One, making the New York City ePrix the first race run by a major motorsports organization in the five boroughs.With the track right next to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, the Statute of Liberty had a great view of the starting grid."With it being electric, there's no delay from when you put the throttle down to when it gets to the wheels," said Mitch Evans of New Zealand, who drives for Panasonic Jaguar Racing, a new team to the circuit this year.The Hudson Horns played Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" as select fans strolled across the black top as if it was a weekend street fair, minus the food carts and folding tables full of homemade wares for sale.At the Allianz Explorer Zone, fans could check out BMW's electric automobiles and Jaguars' I-Pace Concept, an SUV that will be the company's first entry into the electric market.While Formula E aspires to be a highly competitive racing circuit, it is also a means by which automakers can develop electric technology and show off what it can do.
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- Lyft accelerates into self-driving cars
By Reuters - Sunday Jul 23, 2017
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