Top 10 Reasons to Watch Extreme E Racing

Not only is Extreme E is an electric off-road motorsport race series, but it is more than that. Extreme E symbolizes a race for our planet and highlights the climate emergency it currently faces.

The recently completed Season 2 was compromised of 5 races, 10 teams, 10 cars, and 20 drivers.

We’ve come up with the top 10 reasons to watch Extreme E racing.

  1. The races take place in some of the most extreme and beautiful locations on Earth, such as Saudi Arabia, Italy, Chile, and Uruguay.
  2. Each race team features 2 drivers, one female and one male, promoting gender equality and a level playing field amongst competitors.
  3. The one-design electric SUVs fleet used in the series are powerful and capable of tackling challenging terrain. With 400kw (550 bhp) behind the wheel, the ODYSSEY 21 can reach max speeds of 124 mph and can go from 0-62 in 4.5 seconds.
  4. The competition is intense, with top drivers from around the world battling it out in a variety of conditions.
  5. The races are short and action-packed, with exciting overtakes and close finishes. Each race is known as an X Prix and incorporates two laps over a distance of approximately 16 kilometres.
  6. The series is a showcase for electric vehicle technology and sustainable practices.
  7. Watching Extreme E can be a fun and exciting way to learn more about the impact of climate change and the importance of sustainable technology. The Extreme E series is very mindful of its carbon footprint and aims to maintain minimal on-site attendance.
  8. The races are broadcast live, which allows fans to watch the action as it happens.
  9. The series is still in its early stages, which means there is a sense of novelty and unpredictability to the races.
  10. The series features a unique format and challenges that set it apart from other forms of racing. (See below)
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