Refuel Electric Races at Laguna Seca

State of Sustainable Racing 2012 Case Study

Background

Once a year since 2009, Speed Ventures, one of the largest recreational motorsports organizations in the Western US, has opened world-famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to electric cars and motorcycles for the REFUEL Clean Power Motorsports Event.  By offering this showcase for cutting-edge vehicles in a motorsports setting, Speed Ventures has married the excitement of competitive time trials to the emergence of game-changing technologies and brought together a community of drivers and riders spearheading the adoption of tomorrow’s transportation technologies on the race track today.  Participants have run the gamut from builders of DIY electrics to owners of production cars and bikes to purpose-built race cars and motorcycles laying down record-setting laps on this world-class racing circuit.

  • Vehicle Type: Any
  • Fuel/Energy Source: Electric
  • Years in Production:  2 Years
  • Sponsors: self-sponsored

Performance

Lap times are listed here.

Learn More

Refuel Racing Website

Research by Dominican University’s Green MBA Program

Authors: Jake Baker, Robin Carew, Diana Connolly, Jack Decker

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