The project to build a ‘green’ race track for electric vehicles in France

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For years, a project to build a motor racing circuit has been envisioned near Laon, in the Aisne region of France, on the site of a former military base. Faced with strong local opposition, especially from environmentalists, it was finally decided to make the track a destination dedicated entirely to electric vehicles, with on-site power provided by a solar park. A world first! The site’s owner, the British company MotorSport Vision — which already owns some of the UK’s most prestigious race tracks (Brands Hatch, Oulton Park, Snetterton, Donington Park, etc.) — is to create from scratch the …

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July 25, 2022