Car racing has been around since they day they built the second one to have something to compete with other than a horse. The sport attracts fans around the world to organized events and formula one is the pinnacle of the technology with the fastest average speeds demanding the drivers full attention for very long periods of time.
Many people see car racing of any kind whether it is illegal street racing , NASCAR, dragster or Formula one to be only a creator of noise pollution, user of natural resources and creators of pollution and CO2 emissions. This is true, the gasoline engine versions are all of the above.
As electric car technology matures so has electric car racing and Formula One has split into a gas engine and electric motor version of the races. Known as Formula e , the cars are just as cool looking, super fast, every quiet and if charged using clean electricity it causes zero emissions of any kind.
In this recent video you can see the highlights of the fifth round of the FIA Formula E Championship, at the Miami ePrix .
Enjoy the race in Miami and the race for clean transportation.
Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.