The electrical category Extreme E has confirmed that his season 1 finale with the Jurassic X Prix, which will take place in Bovington, in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of the United Kingdom, the 18 to December 19 of 2021.
The exciting championship puts its electric SUVs to compete in extreme environments around the world to promote the adoption of electric vehicles and clean technology solutions in the pursuit of a lower carbon future for the planet.
Its global journey began in March 2021 and has so far included stops at Saudi Arabia, Senegal y Greenland, and includes some of the biggest names in motorsports, with teams owned by Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button y Nico Rosberg, among others. It is also the first gender-equal motorsport in history, with the best British drivers and among them. Catie munnings y Jamie chadwick among his female talent.
“I am very happy with this new location for our race; our first event on British soil. Choosing this location is a shift from our mission to run in remote and extreme locations to highlight the effects of climate change, but increasingly, the problems we talk about are literally happening in our backyards, so we feel like it's the right time to bring the limelight and help the British Army reduce its own carbon footprint ”, said Alexander Agag, founder and CEO of Extreme E.
Bovington is a well-known British Army military base and is located along the Jurassic Coast. Extreme E is working closely with the British Ministry of Defense and Army, which has recently revealed its sustainability and climate change strategy.
The strategy combines environmental impact mitigation while maintaining military performance. It aims to do this by reducing emissions and broadening the transition to renewables, thereby contributing to the UK's goal of being net zero energy by 2050. Efforts have already started with the Army piloting carbon-efficient electric armored vehicles and lodgings.
Before stepping on British soil, the Extreme E will contest the Island X Prix on the island of Give way, October 24 and 25.