The all-new all-electric automobiles competing within the 2022 FIA World Rallycross Championship will make their debut on 11 August. The 500kW (680bhp) monsters can be unveiled in a presentation and parade by downtown Stjørdal, Norway, as a part of the warm-up for the Rammuden World RX of Norway.
The presentation begins at 19:00 CEST in entrance of the Kimen Kulturhus, a strikingly lovely glass constructing that includes two live performance halls and three cinemas. The fashionable look of the constructing was little doubt purposefully chosen because the venue for the launch of the model new period of World RX.
Drivers will take to the stage to supply insights to the assembled crowd of VIPs, media representatives, and most people, into what these beasts can be wish to drive, and what we are able to anticipate from the racing.
There will even be an appearance from superstar Aksel Lund Svindal, two-time Olympic gold medallist, five-time world champion skier, and, as of this yr, rallycross driver within the help FIA RX2e Championship. After the presentation, there can be an autograph session and parade by the city, earlier than the automobiles head again to the observe for the beginning of the opening spherical on 13 August.
Arne Dirks, government director of Rallycross Promotor GmbH, stated, We’re tremendously excited to be revealing World RX’s new electrical period in Stjørdal subsequent week. There was an enormous quantity of exhausting work put in by all concerned to get thus far, and as we put together to go racing in Hell, anticipation is sky-high. There’s no query that Norway is main the best way in Europe in relation to sustainability and environmental consciousness within the automotive trade, so there could possibly be no higher place to start our electrifying journey. We hope as many individuals as doable will be part of us there!”
The presentation is certainly a really important second within the historical past of World RX. It marks the primary time that anybody outdoors of a World RX staff will have the ability to see the machines that take the game into the brand new electrical age. The automobiles have twin motors creating the equal of 680bhp, which, mixed with the 880Nm of torque immediately obtainable to the drivers, means they’ll launch from 0-60mph sooner than a Method 1 automobile.
The presentation can be obtainable to look at on RX+, World RX’s Fb and YouTube channels, and on the championship’s media companions.