Electric GT Stories April 25, 2018
Electric GT Stories February 1, 2018
As we recently reported, the Tesla racing championship Electric GT is still alive despite a crash and several delays.
Now, the company has received the green light from FIA after their modified Model S P100D passed crash tests. expand full story
Electric GT Stories November 28, 2017
Electric GT, the all-electric and all-Tesla racing championship, has been working to bring its racing events for the past few years, but it has missed its last few deadlines.
Last time we heard from them, they crashed their Tesla Model S prototype race car during testing.
But they are still alive and kicking and now plan to launch their inaugural season next year. expand full story
Electric GT Stories April 30, 2017
Electric GT is getting ready for the inaugural race of its all-electric and all-Tesla championship later this year. Last week, they made their headquarters at the Circuit Pau-Arnos in France and started testing their stripped down Tesla Model S on the track.
Unfortunately, their effort was cut short when they crashed the vehicle. expand full story
Electric GT Stories April 7, 2017
Earlier this year, Electric GT CEO Mark Gemmel tentatively announced some dates and circuits for the launch of his all-Tesla racing championship with a start at Silverstone in August.
We will finally have to wait a little longer to see their stripped-down racetrack-ready Tesla Model S P100D accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.0 seconds since the launch of the championship has slipped to November 25 at the Paul Ricard circuit in France. expand full story
Electric GT Stories March 17, 2017
Electric GT, the all-electric and all-Tesla racing championship, has promised to deliver a stripped-down racetrack-ready Tesla Model S P100D that can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.0 seconds (0 to 100 km/h in 2.1 seconds). The weight reduction is critical to this accomplishment and they have now revealed how they did it.
While the bulk of the weight reduction, which they now claim to be 1,100 lbs, came from stripping the interior, the championship partnered with natural fiber composite manufacturer Bcomp to further reduce the weight with biocomposite panels. expand full story
Electric GT Stories February 20, 2017
The idea of the Electric GT championship got a lot more exciting since they finally decided to let go of the Tesla Model S P85+ and instead use the new Tesla Model S P100D with ‘Ludicrous+’.
They claim that their stripped-down racetrack-ready Tesla Model S P100D can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.0 seconds (0 to 100 km/h in 2.1 seconds). The organization has now confirmed a launch date for the first season of the championship where we will see this racetrack-ready P100D in action for the first time. expand full story
Electric GT Stories January 25, 2017
Electric GT Stories January 18, 2017
After unveiling their racetrack-ready Tesla Model S P100D last week, Electric GT announced today a partnership with MAGNUM CAP, a charging station manufacturer, to provide the charging equipment for the upcoming first season of the new all-electric and all-Tesla racing championship. expand full story
Electric GT Stories January 14, 2017
Electric GT, an all-Tesla and all-electric racing championship, recently announced that they will use the Tesla Model S P100D instead of the Model S P85+ for their race car. They unveiled their modified version at the annual Autosport International Show in Birmingham today and claimed some impressing new specs. expand full story