Quimera Responsible Racing have announced an art contest to design the livery of their All Electric Drift Car (AEDC).
Quimera Responsible Racing have announced an art contest to design the livery of their All Electric Drift Car (AEDC) which will become the first all electric car to compete in the Drifting category in the next generation of green racing.
Quimera Responsible Racing is a joint venture between the company Quimera, the International Motor Sport Association (IMSA) and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) which will see the launch of the next generation of sustainable motor sport, a global non-fossil fuel based championship, which will take place by the end of 2013.
This partnership is expected to develop further by developing R&D activities with both new and existing technologies, therefore emphasizing motorsport's essential role as a test bed for the automotive sector, technology transfer and other key potential applications.
QuimeraRR is working on the advancement of different technologies and categories of this championship. As a starting point, the AEDC01 car, developed by QuimeraRR and Alex Letteriello, is the first all electric prototype which will compete in the Formula Drift category.
The AEDC livery will be unveiled at its presentation during the Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, California, on 12-13 October.
The prize consists of $5.000 cash and a trip for two people to attend the cars unveiling of the car. The contest opened March 21st and will close May 14th with the winner to be announced on the contest website and other Quimera social media channels on May 21st.
The design voted most popular by the public will also receive an honorary mention. Similar contests will be announced further for the next prototypes which will participate in this Championship. Details regarding the contest can be found on the Quimera RR website here.
This article originally featured in emotorsportnews.com