Date: July 29, 2016
Speaker: Mark Gemmell – CEO Electric GT
Description: Electric GT is the world’s first championship for GT-class production electric cars. Ten teams and 20 race-prepared Tesla Model S’s with drivers from all around the world will compete in the first season starting on the 25th of March 2017 on the Barcelona F1 circuit. In this talk Mark describes, for the first time in public, details of the race format and of the car preparations. He discusses its behavior on the track compared to a standard car, how they have dealt with thermal issues, and other changes they have made to make this a great race car and a great racing experience for everyone.