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10 Karts, 6 Races, 1 Champion, Zero Emissions

Published: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

G­Zero Championship Racing Series Inc., North America's first  motorsports championship to feature all electric  Zero Emission karts is pleased to announce  EVC Racing of Indianapolis IN as the official builder for the 2016 race series. EVC Racing karts will  combine  the heart­pounding thrill  of speed with the pursuit of a greener future  in a revolutionary new  motorsports format.  The  first  public  display of these karts will be at the  upcoming  Vancouver International AutoShow March 23rd ­ 27th, 2016.

The acquisition of these karts further solidifies the Series’ 2016 racing season. The Series plans to host six Championship  events  throughout  Metro  Vancouver  and  Vancouver  Island ­ dates and locations to be announced soon. The Series will challenge Drivers and their Teams at a variety of unique temporary circuits in  some  of  the region's most vibrant and iconic venues. Bringing the Series into the heart of various communities renews the relationship that Metro Vancouver has shared with Motorsports, in a manner that reflects the desire for a sustainable future.

“Electric motorsports is where the battery electric automotive industry will earn it’s ‘track record’,” says Greg Webster,  President  and Founder of the series. “Through  our free to the public Racing Events, we will entertain audiences with the heart­pounding skill of our Drivers who will race a nearly silent kart at over 100 km/h.”

Karting’s heritage as the grassroots entry for motorsports enthusiasts into the sport is also reflected in the Series desire to feature homegrown  talent and to be a proving ground for tomorrow’s technology, in a exhilarating and challenging fashion that is open to all those who dream fast and aspire for racing glory.

Beyond the Championship events, the Series will provide a wide range of avenues in which the public can engage with the Series. Interested parties are invited to contact Series organizers through the company’s website.  The  Information  there  will  direct  individuals  to  the  all  aspects  of  the  Series,  including  the announcement schedule for 2016, information on how to become a Series Driver or Team as well as other ways that individuals and companies can become involved in the Series.

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