McLaren Racing to join Extreme E championship in 2022
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McLaren Racing to join Extreme E championship in 2022

Motorsport giant McLaren Racing has today (June 11) revealed it will be entering the Extreme E racing championship, powered by hydrogen, in 2022.

The rally championship uses a hydrogen fuel cell generator, designed and engineered by AFC Energy, to remotely charge its race fleet using zero emission energy, marking a revolutionary first in international motorsport.

The leading objective of Extreme E is to highlight the climate change challenges faced by different ecosystems around the world, whilst showcasing the performance of all-electric SUVs in extreme conditions.

This year’s races have taken place in Saudi Arabia and in Dakar, on the shores of the pink lake ‘Lac Rose.’

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