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Here's A Rare Look Into How Bare The Inside of a Tesla Model 3 Pikes Peak Racer Is

Here’s A Rare Look Into How Bare The Inside of a Tesla Model 3 Pikes Peak Racer Is

The laws of physics still apply to EVs

Alright, there’s no hiding from the fact that Teslas are super fast in a straight line. But taking your Tesla Model 3 to a drag race and enlisting it at Pikes Peak are two very different dishes.

Pikes Peak is one of, if not the most dangerous motorsports competitions. So you don’t just show up in a high-powered, light-as-a-feather car and race up the mountain, but you also need to take the road condition into account (smooth asphalt is a commodity there) as well as the possibility of flying off a cliff.

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Tesla-Based Racing Series Gets FIA Approval

Tesla-Based Racing Series Gets FIA Approval

It’s a big step forward, but there’s still quite a few details left to sort out

The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile, otherwise known as the FIA, just gave the all-Tesla Electric GT World Series racing series its blessing following passing marks from the series’ cars in recent crash testing. Approval from the FIA, the same organization that keeps Formula 1 in check, gives the upcoming racing championship some serious clout, and moves it that much closer to becoming a reality.

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