Electric Volkswagen ID.R Race Car to Perform at Goodwood Festival of Speed


Volkswagen ID.R, an all-electric racing car, returns to the Goodwood SpeedWeek 411 days after China's record-breaking ride on Tianmen Mountain.

"Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​(FoS)" ​​and "Goodwood Revival" organizers, which were canceled due to the pandemic period, announced a new race schedule. Goodwood SpeedWeek festival, where historical racing cars meet with today's cars and the vision of the future, will continue with live and digital broadcasts for 3 days.

Volkswagen Motorsport, which has won the 500 kW (680 PS) ID.R at the Festival of Speed ​​in the past two years, is now on the 3 kilometer Goodwood Motor, not on Goodwood Hill in the south of England, to achieve a new success. Participating in the event to be held at Circuit.

Sporty Member of the Electric Volkswagen ID Family

Planning to produce 2025 million electric vehicles by 1,5, Volkswagen is the first fully electric mass production model ID.3 and zamAt the moment, it draws attention with ID.R, the sportive member of the family, as well as ID.4, which will have its world premiere. ID. The model family underscores Volkswagen's goal of becoming a global leader in e-mobility.

A Bridge Between Past and Present

SpeedWeek, which will be held at the Goodwood track instead of Goodwood Hill this year, is a bridge between the past and the present for ID.R. Formula 1965 pilots Jim Clark and Jackie Stewart hold the record for their lap on the Goodwood Motor Circuit for a 1: 1 time in an unofficial Formula 20.4 race in 1. All on Goodwood Hill zamHolding the record of moments, if ID.R breaks a new record at this year's SpeedWeek, it will be the fastest car on both Goodwood tracks.

ID.R currently has four records on three continents. The electric model has been installed in Goodwood Hill, Pikes Peak in Colorado (USA) and Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie (China). zamBesides the records of moments, it also holds the electric car tour record at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife (Germany). - Hibya

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