Earlier this year BCCAN received a grant of $5000 via the Sparktank project, an initiative of Skillset and the Office of Environment and Heritage. We used this grant to run a community market research project in which we tested support for the concept of electric car races on Mt Panorama (production and/or dedicated racing vehicles). We did this because we believe that Bathurst’s most recognisable icon – the Mt Panorama racing track – must embrace the energy revolution that is now upon us. We think racing cars should be fueled by renewable energy – not instead of the V8 festival, but alongside.
Click here to download the report, released on October 6, 2017.
If you’re interested in reading more about the technological disruption expected in land transport – with a Stanford University professor, Tony Seba, predicting no more new petrol-based cars will be produced will be produced after about eight years from now, download this report: