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    Car Delays Forces EVCUP to Pull the Plug on 2011 Race Series Launch

    CAR DELAY FORCES EVCUP TO PULL THE PLUG ON 2011 RACE SERIES LAUNCH Organisers of the EVCUP, the world’s first zero emission circuit electric car race series, have been forced to pull the plug on their plans to start racing in California at the end of this year. Delays in final production of the electric cars to be used for the pioneering race series have left EVCUP with no choice but to abandon plans for this year.

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    EVCUP to Unveil iRACER at EcoVelocity

    The team behind the EVCUP, the world’s first circuit racing series exclusively featuring zero-emission electric vehicles, has announced it will be unveiling the iRACER, at next month’s EcoVelocity low-carbon motor festival at London’s Battersea Power Station. The race series organisers will reveal the definitive look and specifications of the iRACER, a track focused electric vehicle, designed and engineered from the ground up as a pure race car, which will compete in the ‘Sports EV’ classification of the series which gets underway in November in California.

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    New Look for the Future of Motorsport

    Following the international expansion of EVCUP earlier this year, EVCUP launch its new brand identity. Bold and sleek, it signifies the future of motor racing made viable through cutting edge technology.

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    The world's first electric vehicle racing series switches start to USA

    LONDON (May 20, 2011) – The EVCUP, 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.

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    Drayson Racing enters EVCUP

    DRAYSON RACING, the green technology race team run by former British Government Minister of Science Lord Paul Drayson, which raced to success in the international Le Mans Series in the USA, Europe and Asia last year is to race in the new zero-emission EVCUP, the first electric vehicle race series that launches this summer, it was announced today (Wednesday, February 23rd) Drayson Racing will enter a race-bred Westfield iRACER in the Sports EV (electric vehicle) series within the EVCUP.   With a peak power of 260bhp and 660Nm of maximum torque per wheel, the Westfield iRACER is sure to keep even the most accomplished race drivers focused at every straight and corner.

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    Series Forms Partnership with Leading Sports Agency, CAA Sports

    Series Forms Partnership with Leading Sports Agency, CAA Sports LONDON (January 13, 2011) – The EVCUP, the world’s first circuit race  series exclusively featuring zero-emission electric vehicles, unveiled plans today for the launch of its inaugural 2011 season and announced a newly-formed partnership with CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency.   CAA is the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency, representing many of the most successful professionals working in film, television, music, sports, video games, theatre, and the Internet, and provides a range of strategic marketing and consulting services to corporate clients.

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    Autocar features the iRACER

    Gentlemen, start your chargers, Westfield will star in an EV-only race series next year, with an incredible new electric track car called the iRACER. .

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    New Westfield iRacer bodywork revealed

    Westfield reveals the new iRACER at the 80th international Geneva Motor Show between the 4th to the 14th of March. Among the technical and performance enhancements of improved aerodynamics and an integrated roll over bar, the new bodywork is constructed from environmentally friendly materials that also offers a greater sponsorship platform.

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    Westfield sportscars join EVCUP

    Westfield Sportscars join EV Cup with their innovative electric race car, the iRACER. Westfield’s iRACER is a track focused electric vehicle designed and engineered to support a growing demand for zero emission sports cars.

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    Motor racing goes green

    The world’s first ‘green’ motor racing series based totally around zero emission electric cars, has been launched in London with plans to have cars racing across Europe in 2011. The pioneering new series, known as the EV (Electric Vehicles) Cup, is working with vehicle manufacturers to bring together a range of electric powered cars to race at top circuits throughout Europe.

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