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Why Extreme E will begin a new era for motorsport in 2021

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Electric off-road series is attracting top names. Former DTM and WRX champ Mattias Ekström tells us why he's signed up
When Extreme E was announced by Formula E founder Alejandro Agag two years ago, such a novel concept seemed even less credible than his idea of an electric single-seater racing series did before Dieselgate .
Not only was this to be an amalgam of rallying and circuit racing contested by 550bhp electric SUVs but quite literally a race to save the world, broadcasting races from damaged locations with the goal of raising public awareness of environmental and sustainability...
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