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– Commercial and research relationship with Imperial Innovations plc and Imperial College to bring groundbreaking wireless energy transfer technology to market
– Formation of Drayson Wireless Ltd based on Imperial’s scientific research
– Drayson restructures business to focus on wireless technology

Lord Drayson is pleased to announce the formation of Drayson Wireless Limited, a groundbreaking new venture that will seek to commercialise wireless energy technology developed over a number of years at Imperial College London.

Working closely with Imperial Innovations plc, Drayson Wireless will rapidly bring the technology to market in numerous applications and sectors. Read More »

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 »

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 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 »

Drayson Elec LSRDrayson Racing Technologies today announces it will make an attempt for the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record on June 25 at RAF Elvington in Yorkshire. It’s the latest challenge to be undertaken by the pioneering electric motorsport firm, which has been at the forefront of sustainable racing since 2007 and was first to sign up for the new FIA Formula E championship.

The attempt will be made in the sub-1000kg class by entrepreneur, racing driver and former UK science minister Lord Drayson who will drive a low-drag version of the Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le-Mans Prototype flat-out along Elvington’s 1.86-mile runway. Read More »