The electrical off-road racing sequence Excessive E is getting one other well-known face. This time it is not an individual, however moderately a automobile: the GMC Hummer EV. GMC introduced that it will likely be the primary sponsor for the Chip Ganassi Racing Excessive E workforce.
With the sponsorship, GMC will get to tweak the Extreme E Odyssey 21 race SUV to look extra just like the Hummer EV pickup and SUV that begins manufacturing late this yr. The modifications are refined however efficient, with the nostril getting a full-width light-bar motif. After all the race SUV is vastly extra rounded than the road-going truck. It additionally incorporates a standardized chassis from Spark Racing and a battery pack from Williams. The workforce is ready to present its personal electrical motor, although, which the sequence limits to 550 horsepower.
The GMC Hummer EV race SUV will make its competitors debut alongside a number of different pedigree groups on the first Excessive E occasion in Saudi Arabia this April. Three groups are operated by Components One drivers together with Sir Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and Jenson Button, the latter of whom can be driving. Andretti United may even area a workforce, a well-recognized competitor to Chip Ganassi in different racing sequence corresponding to IndyCar. As for drivers, two World Rally Championship champions will compete: Carlos Sainz and nine-time consecutive champion Sebastien Loéb. The sequence will function 5 races and with the way in which the competitors is shaping up, they need to be very fascinating to look at.