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Thursday, 3 March 2016

Motorbike Wheelie World Championship 2016 & other unusual automotive events

Here is advanced notice about various motorbike events, including the motorbike Wheelie World Championship

1. Iconic Pendine Sands speed event (21st & 22nd May) which brings out two and four wheel rocket vehicles amongst others attempting world, European and UK speed records. Very telegenic location! Takes place at Pendine Sands, Wales 

2. Ten of the Best (TOTB) (30th-31st July), is a performance road car event aimed at finding the best all round car and drivers in Europe. Handling, top speed and a 1/4m drag strip are used to determine the best of the best, Ten Of The Best!. Takes place at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire, England

3. The motorbike Wheelie World Championship (August 20th and 21st.) where the rider that travels the fastest, usually over 200MPH, in the wheelie position for a kilometre is the winner. Takes place at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire, England

4. The Elvington Autumn Mile (Sept. 17th & 18th.). You will also get weird and wonderful self designed / built vehicles attempting to establish world, European and UK speed records. Rumour has it that a jet power hearse, a motorised portaloo and snowmobile retrofitted for hard surfaces will perform! Takes place at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire, England

Media enquiries to worldreachpr@gmail.com

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Details of 2016 world’s biggest electric vehicle rally announced - WAVE Trophy 2016

100s of vehicles from many countries will cover 1,000 miles through 3 countries

Details of the worlds largest electric vehicle rally WAVE (World Advanced Vehicle Expedition) Trophy 2016 are announced. Many electric car enthusiasts from all over the world who will take part in June traveling over 1,000 miles through three countries in central Europe.

Participants in WAVE electric vehicle (EV) Trophy 2015
Details of the worlds largest electric vehicle rally WAVE (World Advanced Vehicle Expedition)
Trophy 2016 are announced. Many electric car enthusiasts from all over the world who will take part in June traveling over 1,000 miles through three countries in central Europe.

In 2016 WAVE Trophy starts on June 11th in Bremerhaven (Northern Germany) and travels down to France. The convoy will stop at the United Nations in Geneva and finish near Basel, Switzerland on 18 June 2016. On the way the participants will stop in 60 cities using the WAVE gathering to raise awareness of green transport and promote sustainable living. It is also an opportunity for participants to enhance their knowledge about electric vehicles, to network and socialises.

Last year WAVE attracted 577 electric vehicles setting a new world record for the world’s largest EV parade in Berlin at Formula-E, participants came from Germany, Norway, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, England, Italy, Turkey and India.There were driving vehicles from major car manufacturers including Citroen, Tesla, Nissan, Renault, BMW, Volkswagen, Renault and E-Smarts.

WAVE founder Louis Palmer is holder of the UN Environmental Programme “Champion of the Earth Award“ for driving two times around the world in solar powered vehicles. He spoke about WAVE 2016 and said “After the signing Paris Climate Change agreement we feel it is not enough to inspire. So through the WAVE international electric vehicle trophy and school’s initiative we are acting. We urge society and leaders to be part of the needed change - now it's time for action, before it's too late.”

You can read more information here http://www.wave.earth/#!wave-trophy/m13ko

Media enquiries to worldreachpr@gmail.com

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

2 gesponserte Orte für E-Scooter für die WAVE Trophy EV Rallye angeboten / 40 Teams bereits angemeldet

Ich wollte Ihnen ein Update zur WAVE Trophy Rallye geben – es gibt zwei gesponserte Plätze für E-Scooter (www.kumpan-electric.comFahrer, welche von einem Rollerhersteller angeboten wurden. Dieses Angebot umfasst Unterkunft für acht Tage, Zugang zu allen WAVE Trophy Veranstaltungen und allen Eintrittsgebühren. Es haben sich auch bereits 40 Teams angemeldet, welche in 4 Monaten starten werden. Zudem sind wir in Kontakt mit mindestens 80 weiteren Teams, so dass es in diesem Jahr eine teilnehmerreiche Veranstaltung wird. Teilnehmer sind unter anderem:
  • Zwei grosse Automobilhersteller 
  • 10 E-Bikes
  • 3 Universitäten
Die WAVE Trophy bietet noch viel mehr als nur EF`s zu testen, zu sehen und Kontakte mit anderen Enthusiasten und Experten zu knüpfen. Auf der diesjährigen 1600 km (1000 Meilen).langen Strecke sind fantastische Landschaften und zahlreiche kulturelle Ereignisse garantiert. Hier einige der Highlights:
  • Das Hermanns Denkmal , im schönen deutschen Teutoburger Wald , zur Erinnerung an eine alte Schlacht zwischen den Römern und deutschen Krieger
  • Die schönen Hügel , Täler, das kaum bewohnte Sauerland in Deutschland beim Nordrhein -Westfalen..
  • Die Rhein Brücke zwischen Köln und Mannheim
  • Die weltberühmte Weinroute durch das Elsass in Frankreich , in welcher wir hoffen die Weinberge und die berühmten Höhlen in der Umgebung besuchen zu können.
  • Besuch des Schweizerischen Parlamentsgebäude in Bern
  • Weltrekordversuch bei der UNO in Genf
Für Teams, die bereits vor dem Start der WAVE Trophy in Bremerhaven ankommen werden haben die Gelegenheit die dramatische Landschaft im Nationalpark am Wattenmeer, Nord Deutschland  zu besuchen.

Wenn Sie wissen wollen, wie es ist an der WAVE Trophy Elektrofahrzeug -Rallye durch ganz Europa zu fahren, dann werfen Sie einen Blick auf dieses Video https://youtu.be/4VZn3dYD-j0

Für mehr Informationen besuchen Sie unserere Homepage http://www.wavetrophy.com/de/

Anfragen in englischer sprache bitte.