Mahindra DrivenByDesign Contest

Mahindra has invited once again its fans, which they call ‘Passioneers’, to design the livery of the team’s 2017 /2018 Formula E race car, the M4Electro.

With over 430 entries this season, Mahindra previously had 281 livery designs contest in August, 2016 from 41 countries with Spain’s Adria Haro Jorba being declared as the winner.

Also, Mahindra Racing’s 2016 / 2017  livery was voted by FIA E fans as the winner of the #FELiveryWorldCup in an online poll conducted by Formula E on Twitter at #DrivenByDesign.

More info and the image gallery can be found here.

 

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History is Made by Design

If history is made by those who write it, then surely the ones who create eventful things to write about are the ‘Architects’.

Since the very invent of transportation, funding from large companies, the support of influential individuals, and even the creative vision of inspired children have been the direct influence behind the automobile.

Vision, Sponsorship, and Machinery made these dreams  happen .. and yes .. all of this was once just a ‘dream’.

The promise of new industry has also funded these expeditions. The jockeying of corporate providence over the future has been as much of a strategic game as the motorsport of vehicles itself.

Overlooking the whole arena is the public .. and what they are looking at is their future.

It would be too arrogant to believe these designs are the correct ones, or even understood … but it’s our mission to do everything we can to test and tune … and evolve the motorsport .. which in its own very nature .. will provide the templates to the next steps in the automobile.

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Lucas di Grassi: ” … it is important for Formula E not to follow the design of F1

Lucas di Grassi sets the stage for a solid plan for the future of a safe FIA E motorsport … supporting a fundamental and nobel pursuit in favor of  “… closing the monocoque, protecting the driver ..”.     Bravo Lucas!

Also, di Grassi mentions the design of  ” … concepts inconceivable with an internal combustion engine.”.

This always been one of the most innovative aspects of new vehicle designs for electrics.

More about this topic on: MOTORSPORT.COM

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