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Electric Production Car Series Officially Sanctioned by FIA

Electric GT’s Electric Production Car Series secures official FIA sanctioning…

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The Electric Production Car Series has been officially sanctioned by the FIA, Electric GT Holdings Inc. announced on Thursday.

This comes after the series’ Tesla Model S P100D passed its official FIA crash test last week.

The company has also published the EPCS sporting regulations, outlining the race weekend format.

Events will include a three-heat qualifying format with a day race and dusk race both set at 60 km (37 miles) distance.

The cars’ race power will be set to a maximum of 585kW (778 hp), meanwhile.

Furthermore, the series will organize a ‘Drift Off’ competition at select circuits, in which the top two finishing drivers plus two fan-voted drivers will go heat-to-head in several drifting challenges.

The winners will secure three extra championship points.

“This is such an exciting day for us as we confirm that the Electric Production Car Series has been officially sanctioned by the FIA,” commented Electric GT Holdings Inc. CEO Mark Gemmell.

“We respect the FIA and we are honored to have their support ahead of our inaugural season. We are also pleased to officially publish the sporting regulations for the Electric Production Car Series.

“We have put a lot of time into refining the regulations to allow for competitive and thrilling racing.

“With a three-heat qualifying system and two EPCS races, plus our eKarting and eSports rounds, fans will have a lot of racing action to get excited about.”

Jake Kilshaw is a UK-based journalist who is e-racing365's Managing Editor and also European Editor for Sportscar365. He is a student of Politics and International Relations and is a member of the Autosport Academy. Contact Jake

3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Northstar

    February 1, 2018 at 9:34 pm

    You had me until “drift off”. If they want to do a bonus round just do a classic 1-on-1.

  2. thomas

    February 1, 2018 at 11:16 pm

    Somehow I need to breathe amongst the fits of laughter

    • Matt

      February 1, 2018 at 11:40 pm

      As lame as electric racing is, at least these cars have over 600hp. GTE cars that race in the WEC for the official GT world championship only have 500hp… I don’t get it.

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