Introducing BlackBook Motorsport’s Electric Energies Commission

With key stakeholders from across the motorsport industry, the BlackBook introduces its Electric Energies Commission, designed to keep you informed on the latest innovations in electric racing.

With the world increasingly shifting towards cleaner energy and greener forms of mobility, motorsport must follow wider societal trends to retain relevance and ensure a sustainable future.

One such path to sustainable motorsport is electricity, a solution that has already been utilised on a global scale by series like Formula E, Extreme E and MotoE. To keep the industry informed on all the latest innovations and developments, the BlackBook is launching its Electric Energies Commission.

What is it?

The Electric Energies Commission is BlackBook Motorsport's advisory group in the increasingly important arena of electric motorsport. We have brought together senior figures representing the major players who will be involved in live and virtual meetings, as well as exclusive content specific to this fast-paced world.

“The Electric Energies Commission is our senior working group focused on the growth of electric racing,” explains Peter Jones, executive director of BlackBook Motorsport. “Through discussion and editorial insight, this influential board will help shape an electric racing future.”

Who’s involved?

The BlackBook has curated a cohort of influential figures around electric mobility, each of whom is helping drive the future of motorsport. They include:

  • Rodi Basso, Chief Executive, E1 Series
  • Michele Cecchini, Head of eMotorsport, Enel X Way
  • Claudia Denni, Sporting Director, Formula E
  • Beth Georgiou, Co-Founder & Director, ERA Series
  • Nicholas Goubert, Executive Director, MotoE
  • Valentin Guyonnet, Chief Executive & Co-Founder, FIM E-Xplorer
  • Luca Guzzabocca, Founder & Chief Executive, Right Hub
  • Francois Ribeiro, Head of Discovery Sports Events, FIA eTouring Car World Cup
  • Ali Russell, Chief Marketing Officer, Extreme E
  • Hrag Sarkissian, Chief Executive, eSkootr Championship
  • Jack Withinshaw, Chief Commercial Officer, Airspeeder

For more information on each of the members, click here.

Plans for the future

Through regular features, discussion panels and thought leadership, the group will offer insight and analysis on the world of electric motorsport.

Dedicated content will be on show at the BlackBook Motorsport Forum in London on 27th April, while BlackBook Motorsport Direct virtual sessions will serve as a platform for the commission to deliver informative content wherever you are in the world.

Keep your eyes peeled for articles labelled ‘Electric Energies Commission’ over the coming months.

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