SABELT ANNOUNCES TECHNICAL PARTNERSHIP WITH JAGUAR I-PACE eTROPHY
Saturday, 14th July 2018 - Sabelt announced a new technical partnership with Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY, the world’s first international championship for production-based electric cars, showcasing Jaguar’s first battery electric vehicle – the Jaguar IPACE.
Sabelt will provide seats, seatbelts, steering wheels and head protection nets up to 20 Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecars at each round of the new electric racing series, which will begin in Season 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.
The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY is the support series to the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and will take place the same weekend on the same city street circuits throughout the 2018/19 season. The series, which will exclusively feature up to 20 Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecars, will give teams involved the chance to showcase talent and performance while competing on the world stage in zero-emissions motorsport.
Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) in Warwickshire, UK are building the racecars, and Sabelt will supply the GT-625 seat (homologation number 8862) with dedicated side joints; the steering wheel; top-of-the-range seatbelts with aluminum tension adjusters; and the head protection window net.
Sabelt join Michelin, official tyre supplier for the championship.
For more information please visit: www.jaguar.com/electrification/i-pace-e-trophy