NASCAR reveals electric race car prototype

NASCAR reveals electric race car prototype


NASCAR revealed its first electric race car Saturday as part of a new partnership that aims to reduce the organization’s carbon footprint and advance sustainability goals.

The prototype was launched in collaboration with global engineering company ABB, which will help NASCAR achieve public sustainability targets around electrification, according to a NASCAR press release.

“While NASCAR is committed to the historic role of the combustion engine in racing, it is also committed to decarbonizing its operations and reducing its own carbon footprint to zero across its core operations by 2035 through electrification and innovative solutions,” NASCAR said.

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The electrified stock car, developed in collaboration with Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota, can produce 1,000 kW at peak power and features three STARD UHP 6-Phase motors, a 78-kWh liquid-cooled

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