Video: Lucas di Grassi vs. RC car

Die-hard motorsport fans who learn about Formula E for the first time tend to compare the Formula E racer with a remote control car. Qualcomm, shareholder of the all-electric racing series, develops wireless charging technology and came up with the idea to challenge Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas di Grassi with a wirelessly charged RC car.

The course cars in Formula E, including the BMW i8 safety car, are wirelessly charged by Qualcomm’s technology. Last year ElectricAutosport.com was invited to witness a demonstration of the technology (video) and read the how Formula E can accelerate the adoption of wireless charging.

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Tim is co-founder of ElectricAutosport.com and works in international motorsport. He found his passion for sustainable racing by joining world's first competition for hydrogen electric vehicles in 2008. He does not doubt on the possibility of a break through of electric racing. And that deserves a platform to keep up to date and to interact. Tim operates on behalf of Formula Blue Media.

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