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Formula E Can Rev up Clean Energy Message in China and India

July 1, 2015,

Formula E CEO, Alejandro Agag, believes that Formula E is just as much about sustainability in global business practices as it is in racing. Formula E is part of the Climate Group’s RE100 campaign which aims to encourage major brands across the globe to commit to running on 100 percent green energy. RE100 launched in New York in September 2014 and has since enlisted nearly 20 internationally-known firms. Several of the companies committed to RE100 are in emerging markets where demand and...

Corvette Racing Earns First Le Mans Victory Since 2011

June 14, 2015, International Motor Sports Association

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship full-time competitors Corvette Racing earned their eighth 24 Hours of Le Mans class victory in 16 tries – but their first since 2011 – with a GTE Pro class win by No. 64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R co-drivers Olivier Gavin, Tommy Milner and Jordan Taylor in this weekend’s twice-around the clock endurance classic in France. Read more

Ford To Join TUDOR Championship GT Le Mans Ranks Beginning In 2016

June 12, 2015, International Motor Sports Association

When the production version of the new Ford GT was unveiled to worldwide fanfare in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, one of the most frequently asked questions was, “When will the car begin racing?” Top executives from Ford Motor Company answered that question today in the unveiling of the new Ford GT race car at Le Mans. Two cars will make their worldwide competition debut in the 54th Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 30-31, 2016, kicking off a full-time, two-car...

IMSA Continues Green Racing Tradition

April 24, 2015, Highlands Today

Since the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and GRAND-AM Rolex series merged in 2014, green initiatives have expanded under the newly formed TUDOR Championship. The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), the sanctioning body for the TUDOR Championship, signed new agreements with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Society for Automotive Engineers International (SAE) followed by a joint conference several months later signaling a united...

Racing Green: IMSA, TUDOR Championship at the Forefront

April 22, 2015,

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is continuing to explore ways to go fast, and go green. Last year the International Motor Sports Association signed new agreements with the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Society of Automotive Engineers International prior to January’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. A few months later, leaders from the United States Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency joined executives from the auto and fuel...