Nitrocross unveils all-electric race class with Sierra Car

Nitrocross unveils all-electric race class with Sierra Car

In September, the Sierra Car support series race will take place at Nitrocross 24/25 in Richmond, VA.

Nitrocross launched the Sierra Car support series, a new electric race class created in partnership with Sierra Car and Hypercraft. This partnership first debuted with the series vehicle, Sierra Echo R-Spec, in an exhibition-style reveal at the Nitrocross 2023/2024 season finale in Las Vegas on Mar. 1. In September, the Sierra Car support series race will take place at Nitrocross 24/25 in Richmond, VA.

“This new class and partnership marks a pivotal moment in the motorsport industry,” Nitrocross General Manager Chip Pankow said. “Together, we’re redefining action sports by pairing the most innovative, race-proven electric vehicle with the world of Nitrocross, and have made it available for immediate purchase.”

According to Nitrocross, technical specifications of the Sierra Car include:

  • Sierra Echo R-Spec (race-spec);
  • 306 hp – 365 ft./lbs. torque – 1550 lbs. total weight (not including driver);
  • Power-to-weight ratio of 4.8 lbs.: 1 hp (comparative: Lamborghini Aventador PTW 4.68 lbs.: 1 hp);
  • 100+ mph top speed – 3.8 seconds 0-60 ETA;
  • Powertrain: Hypercraft R-Spec & SADEV differential – RWD – powered by: Hypercraft Power HyperPack Battery (18kWh@450v).

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