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May 6, 2015 10:30 AM

Mazda Provides Fleet Of New 2016 Mazda6s And CX-5s To Camp Zoom-Zoom



Mazda Provides Fleet Of New 2016 Mazda6s And CX-5s To Camp Zoom-Zoom (Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca)

Mazda North American Operations handed over the keys to 13 all-new 2016 Mazda6 and CX-5 vehicles to staff of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during this past weekend's Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda. The cars, emblazoned with Mazda-designed graphics, will become a staple on the Monterey Peninsula landscape and special events.

"We are extremely grateful and fortunate to have Mazda as a partner," commented Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. "Their enthusiasm, guidance and ongoing activations throughout the year are remarkable, and enable us to host major international races each year."

Affectionately known as "Camp Zoom-Zoom" among Mazda officials, the automaker regularly uses Mazda Raceway to conduct new product launches, media drives, engineering tests and dealer meetings.

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April 4, 2015 6:19 AM

#LBePrix (Long Beach Formula E Race) Is A Two-Car One-Driver Affair

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#LBePrix (Long Beach Formula E Race) Is A Two-Car One-Driver Affair

The FIA, the first sanctioning body to hold a race on the streets of coastal Long Beach city 41 years ago ... that has now become known worldwide as the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (TGPLB), will introduce Los Angeles California to the Formula E electric car racing series. The race will be held on a modified version of the track used by the TGPLB on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 and will feature FREE ADMISSION and is referred to as Long Beach ePrix (or Twitter hastag - #LBePrix).

The specification cars used are the fully-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E that were built by Spark Racing Technology together with a consortium of the leading manufacturers in the world of motorsport (Top speed: 225km/h - 0-100kph: 3 secs - Gears: 5 - Min weight (inc driver): 896kg - Max power: 200kw / 270bhp).

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November 27, 2014 10:16 AM

The 2014 LA Auto Show - Seven Points Of Diverse Interest To See And Take In

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November 13, 2014 12:56 PM

Smooth Riding On The Water In A Personal Foilcraft

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September 18, 2014 8:04 AM

60 Total Reveals, 30 World Debuts, Confirmed For The 2014 LA Auto Show

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September 13, 2011 7:52 AM

WORK IN PROGRESS FOR THE EF02

Formulec
Frankfurt Motorshow, Tue, 13 Sep 2011


Formulec's EF01.pngThis week's 64th Frankfurt Motorshow will see the EF01, Formulec's 100% electric single-seater, celebrate the first anniversary of its maiden development run.
It has been a year full of learning experiences, with a great deal about the intricacies of electric power units becoming clear. Covering over 1,200 kilometres on race tracks as varied as Le Mans and Magny-Cours, running numerous full scale windtunnel sessions and carrying out development work on the test bench has allowed the EF01 to accumulate invaluable experience that will prove vital in the organisation of future electric racing competitions.

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August 2, 2011 3:06 AM

Electric vehicle record attempt for Toyota Motorsport GmbH

Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG)
COLOGNE, Germany, Tuesday 2 August 2011

Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) will attempt to set a new electric vehicle (EV) lap record at the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife.

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June 7, 2011 11:31 AM

EF01 HITS THE FAMOUS LE MANS CIRCUIT ON 11 JUNE 2011

Formulec
Tue, 07 Jun 2011


Part of the 'LE MANS loking to the future event


Formulec's EF01.pngFormulec's EF01 single seater will be on display at the 'Le Mans Looking to the Future' exhibition from Wednesday 8 June before completing two timed demonstration laps of the world famous Circuit de la Sarthe. Motorsport's first fully electrically-powered single seater has been designed to meet high levels of performance comparable to that of a Formula 3 car. Thanks to 220KW of power (300bhp), the EF01 accelerates from 0-100km/h in 3 seconds and will go on to a top speed of close to 250km/h.

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May 18, 2011 9:08 PM

FORMULEC enters the 2011 Bibendum Challenge in Berlin

FORMULEC
Paris, 18 May 2011


Formulec and its EF01 single-seater.bmpFormulec and its EF01 single-seater will be present at the 2011 Bibendum Challenge in Berlin, performing two track demonstrations on each day

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May 13, 2011 7:14 AM

FCI to Sponsor the First Electric Formula Car

Formulec
Fri, 13 May 2011


Photos by Dominique Fontenat


FCI has signed a partnership with Formulec to sponsor its first electric formula car.


First Electric Formula Car 5-13-2011.bmpFirst Electric Formula Car.bmpAround Formulec are gathered diverse skills coming from the world of the Formula 1, these companies designed what is currently the fastest Electric Formula Racing Car. The car, powered solely by electricity, already delivers astonishing performances accelerating from 0 to 100 kph in 3 seconds and pursues an objective of 250 kph top speed. To achieve that level of performance, Formulec counts on a selection of the best-in-class technical partners.

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October 28, 2010 7:36 PM

TTXGP Electric Motorcycles Return to Sonoma for West Coast Moto Jam in 2011

Infineon Raceway
SONOMA, Calif. (Oct. 28, 2010)


TTXGP eGrandPrix will return to Infineon Raceway for a second consecutive year in 2011 at the West Coast Moto Jam, May 11-15, officials from both companies announced today.

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July 1, 2010 3:12 PM

Yokohama’s Electric Vehicle Wins with Record Time at Pikes Peak

Yokohama
Fullerton, CA (July 1, 2010)


EV bests previous “Race to the Clouds” mark by over a minute

An electric vehicle driving on Yokohama tires and powered by a new AC Propulsion motor broke the record for electric vehicles in the 2010 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado Springs, Colorado over the weekend.

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