Bobby Rahal 1st team owner to commit to Jaguar I-PACE Series

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Posted: Nov 28, 2017 1:17 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rahal Letterman Lanigan is the first team to enter Jaguar's I-PACE eTrophy Series, which will run next year as part of a support series to Formula E.

The Jaguar series will coincide with the Formula E schedule during the 2018-19 season that begins next December. A 20-car grid is planned and Bobby Rahal is the first owner to commit to the production-based electric vehicle race series.

Rahal already fields two cars in IndyCar and entries in IMSA SportsCar series and Red Bull Global Rallycross.

The Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy is a support series that plans to be the first based on a street-legal production battery electric vehicle.

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Races will take place the same weekend and on the same city street circuits as Formula E. The series will exclusively feature 20 Jaguar race cars in a zero-emissions series.


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