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Drayson 2014Drayson Racing™ has enjoyed an incredibly successful start to 2014, having been honoured with awards recognising recent achievements in motorsport and the development of electric vehicle technology.

Drayson Racing Technologies was presented with the Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) Business Excellence for Technology & Innovation Award at the MIA Business Excellence Awards dinner. Read More »

Drayson Bonneville13– Lord Drayson is awarded the Simms Medal for setting four Electric Land Speed Records with revolutionary all-electric B12 69/EV
– Simms Medal ceremony held at Pall Mall Clubhouse yesterday afternoon recognising innovation and personal endeavour contributing to the automotive industry Read More »

Regent Show13aMichelin will appear at the Regent Street Motor Show this weekend with the new sub 999kg World Electric Land Speed Record breaking racing car – the Drayson B12/69 Hyper EV – (subject to FIA ratification) making its global motor show debut on the tyre maker’s stand.

Fresh from breaking no fewer than four Land Speed Records (subject to FIA and MSA ratification), the Drayson B12/69 Hyper EV racing car is the brainchild of former British science minister, Lord Paul Drayson. Read More »

A British-built world beating electric racing car will be one of the star attractions at the Regent Street Motor Show on Saturday 2 November.

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Drayson Record Oct13*(sub-999kg electric vehicle subject to FIA homologation and MSA ratification)

– Lord Drayson increases World Electric Land Speed Record for sub-999kg vehicles with a new average speed over one mile of 205.139mph and over one kilometre of 333.271kph, both records set from a flying start. The speeds were an average of two runs completed within an hour at Elvington Airfield, England (*subject to FIA homologation)
– The Drayson Racing prototype electric race car also set a new EV acceleration World Record over a measured quarter mile from a standing start, with a time of 9.742 seconds (*subject to FIA homologation)
– The Oxford based team also set a new British Land Speed Record for cars of any propulsion type driven by their wheels over one mile from a flying start (*subject to MSA ratification) Read More »

– Drayson Racing Technologies LLP (DRT) and Qualcomm Incorporated have entered into a wireless electric vehicle charging (WEVC) licence agreement .
– The licence agreement enables DRT to include Qualcomm HaloTM WEVC technology in products that it supplies to customers in the motorsport and automotive sectors.

Drayson Racing Technologies LLP, the low-carbon motorsport and electric vehicle R&D business, today announced that it has entered into a wireless electric vehicle charging (WEVC) licence agreement with Qualcomm Incorporated to include Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology in its products.

Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology enables the wireless charging of electric vehicles via a pad in parking space. It is a technology that is likely to radically improve EV infrastructure and uptake. Revolutionary dynamic wireless charge-on-the-move systems are also being developed.

The licence agreement enables DRT to make and supply products including Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology to customers in the motorsport and automotive sectors. Read More »

Drayson Bonneville13Technology entrepreneur, former UK science minister and racing driver Lord (Paul) Drayson is bringing his spectacular Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype racing car to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in an attempt to raise the sub-1000kg electric car world land speed record.

Drayson Racing achieved a 204.2mph average speed (subject to FIA homologation) over the measured mile earlier this summer at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, UK, and is aiming to go even faster at the much longer Bonneville track. Read More »

my electric avenueMy Electric Avenue has charged into life, with support from Drayson Racing Technologies and other local businesses at the company’s base in Oxfordshire. Drayson Racing Technologies is looking seriously at becoming one of the first workplace charging clusters to be formed as part of the ‘My Electric Avenue’ project. Read More »

Drayson Racing secured a podium spot at the Goodwood Festival of Speed weekend, with a third place finish for the all-electric B12 69/EV.

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– Lord Drayson takes World Electric Land Speed Record with a speed of 204.185mph, subject to final FIA homologation
– Record breaking speed is an average of two runs completed within an hour in near perfect conditions at Elvington Airfield, England
– First ever EV record using wireless charging by QualcommHalo

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