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(Front left) Alberto Longo, Formula E's co-founder & chief Championship officer; Sarah Kirby-Young, Vancouver city councillor.

(Front right) Anne Roy, chief marketing officer/partner OSS Group; Matthew Carter, CEO/partner OSS Group.

(Back Row) OSS Group team, including spokesperson and Canadian Indy Car racer James Hinchcliffe (second left). Photo: P. Stewart.

Vancouver welcomes 3-day Canadian E-Fest event, June 30-July 2, 2022

The countdown has begun toward a one-of-a-kind, three-day Canadian E-Fest in Vancouver from June 30-July 2, 2022. E-Fest organizer is the Canadian OSS Group, an independent promoter involved in motorsports events to bring awareness of environmental leadership to the world. More than just a race weekend event, E-Fest will be headlined by the ABB FIARead Full Story

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RMM Track Map

New RMM Motorsports Track in Alberta, on-track for 2021 opening

Since breaking ground in early fall 2020, the Rocky Mountain Motorsports (RMM) circuit in Calgary, Alberta, has been driving a fast-paced commitment inline with its construction partners to move the development forward to achieve the objective of having laps down in 2021. A lot of development progress has been made recently—from kerbs being formed, toRead Full Story

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Electric Motorsport

The future of motorsport in the Electric Age

  Roger Atkins’ (founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook) has produced a 40-minute documentary, which looks at the future of Motorsport in the electric age. Inspired by the coverage of Formula One in the Netflix Drive to Survive series, Atkins seeks to reveal the bigger picture aspect of what motorsport is all about. Atkins suggests that whenRead Full Story

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VW at Nurburing

Volkswagen ID.R sets new electric record at the Nürburgring

Volkswagen has achieved a milestone in electro-mobility with its ID.R., powered by two electric motors, which lapped Germany’s Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 6:05.336 minutes—faster than any electric vehicle before it. Romain Dumas (F) beat the previous record set by Peter Dumbreck (GB, NIO EP9) in 2017 by 40.564 seconds. With an average speed of 204.96 kilometres perRead Full Story

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Starting with the new 2016 season, Infiniti will be a technical partner of the new Renault Sport Formula One team.

Canadian engineering students learn first-hand about a Formula One career

More than 100 engineering students attended an event at McGill University to learn just what it takes to compete in the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. For the first time in the program’s three years, Canadian students have the chance to compete to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One and automotive engineering,Read Full Story

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HONG KONG (July 7, 2014) Ð Infiniti has announced the winners of its global talent search initiative that will see three engineering students given the career opportunity of a lifetime with World Championship-winning Formula One team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing. After a grueling three-day world final event in the UK which saw 12 hopefuls from around the world competing for victory in the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, it was William Priest from Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK; Eric LaRoche from Hamilton Square, New Jersey; and Jason Zide from Laguna Beach, California who were deemed the winners.

Infiniti offers top international engineering students F1 career opportunity

Infiniti’s global search for the best up-and-coming engineering undergraduate talent begins its third successive year with the launch of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. Canadian students have the chance to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One and automotive engineering, with a factory F1 team and the premium Japanese vehicle manufacturer. InfinitiRead Full Story

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