11/08/2021

Should Motorsport go electric?

The global warming crisis has been hitting the headlines across the world for several years. Greta Thunberg’s cry for a better world has been heard, and more people than ever are listening.

The production of electric cars increased by 66% in 2019 from the previous year. Governments across the world are also announcing plans to remove diesel engines from the road and focus on other energy sources. But where does this leave the future of motorsport?

One of the most memorable aspects of motorsport is the ear-deafening sound of a combustion engine. They’ve been a vital aspect of the sport for over 60 years, and thousands of engineers have worked hard over time to perfect their performances.

Yet, with the global climate crisis calling, people in the industry are starting to ask whether the sport should switch to electric power and electric race cars.

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