The inaugural season of the FIA eRX2 Championship – the first-ever FIA electric rallycross championship – will see up to 20 of rallycross’ younger drivers racing wheel-to-wheel for the glory of being crowned the discipline’s first electric champion.
Preparations are continuing apace earlier than eRX2’s debut next year. Checking out is successfully underway, and a chunky grid of 20 vehicles is scheduled to be built between now and the first crawl.
Becoming a member of the FIA World Rallycross Championship undercard for six occasions – with the calendar to be released in due route – the eRX2 automobile will stamp a critical step forward in each and each power (+24%) and torque (+14%) compared to the novel Supercar Lites automobile, extra bridging the gap to the headlining Supercar class. The drivetrain of the eRX2 vehicles will slip at extra 12,000rpm.
The emphasis will likely be positioned on skill within the back of the wheel as – in a indispensable for rallycross – drivers will acquire three key parameters to adjust sooner than and between races, injecting an extra component of skill.
From interior the cockpit, competitors will likely be able to manually adjust the quantity of torque produced by the entrance and rear motors, the total torque deployed by all four wheels at some stage within the initiate and the diploma of regenerative braking on the entrance and rear axles.
The total designate to enter a chunky season of eRX2 is between €150,000 and €160,000, which contains the availability of 1 mechanic per automobile – trained in electro-mobility by sector specialist QEV Applied sciences – and a comprehensive engineering provider, smooth of 1 chassis engineer and one electric engineer for every four vehicles.
Charging, tyres and varied consumables akin to brake pads are integrated within the chunky-season designate. Hospitality will also blueprint fragment of the kit, as will frequent academic workshops on electric expertise. The worth to enter a single event is €30,000.