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Continued Collaboration Signals Innovative Partnership For Extreme E Season 2

Veloce Racing and E.ON have announced their continued collaboration for Extreme E’s second season in 2022.

The partnership signals a union driven by sustainability and engineering to inspire people to transition to electric vehicles, green-collar jobs and skills, and greater diversity in their respective industries.

Veloce Racing and E.ON, the UK’s largest renewable electricity supplier, began collaborating ahead of the Extreme E season finale last year. The sport for purpose championship raises awareness of the climate crisis and sustainable solutions by showcasing electric motorsport in remote areas of the globe damaged by climate change.

In its very first season as a professional racing team, Veloce Racing scored a breakthrough on the grandstand at the Ocean X Prix, further establishing itself as a disruptive force in the industry.

The continued partnership between Veloce Racing and E.ON underscores both parties’ commitment to forward-thinking energy solutions, with both organizations becoming increasingly synonymous with sustainability and innovation.

E.ON is one of Europe’s leading energy companies, with the aim of supporting millions of customers on their own journey to a sustainable energy future, both in the UK and on the continent.

With thousands of sustainable projects to help transform homes, businesses and cities, E.ON’s networks and customer solutions are already saving more than 99 million tonnes of CO2 per year and showing no signs of of slowing down.

Alongside E.ON branding on Veloce Racing’s Extreme E e-SUV during races, the duo also collaborate on a range of activities and create engaging content with the aim of raising awareness on a range of topics closely related to both running and energy. E.ON will also have access to Veloce’s vast esports and gaming audience, allowing both parties to engage and inspire the next generation together.

This partnership will focus on the drive to decarbonize EV transport and expand the EV charging network across Europe, as well as developing larger sources of renewable electricity and promoting greater gender diversity in the worlds of engineering, energy and motorsport.

Activities will include an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Extreme E team as it progresses through the 2022 season, in-depth interviews with Veloce’s racing stars, and projects focusing on the environment and diversity.

Daniel Bailey, CEO, Veloce Racingsaid, “We are thrilled to have E.ON join us for this Extreme E season following the success of our collaboration for the Jurassic X Prix last year.

“E.ON are at the forefront of the energy industry and the fact that they are working towards a more sustainable future means they align perfectly with Veloce’s own goals.

“Our combined experience will help shape incredible content around the themes of sustainable innovation and equality. We at Veloce are all excited to be working with E.ON again and look forward to seeing what we can accomplish together. This year !

Michael Lewis, CEO of E.ON UK, added: “This is our second season working with Veloce and inspiring people to switch to low-carbon automotive and play a part in a carbon-free world. There’s so much in common between the two organizations, whether it’s a commitment to sustainability and climate action, or increasing diversity in our industries, and we couldn’t have a best partner to share our vision.

“Throughout the Extreme E season, we’ll be telling these exciting stories, whether it’s providing 100% renewable electricity for electric vehicles – in real life and powering esports competitors – or from providing charging stations and renewable energy solutions for homes, businesses and cities, we know great things can be achieved when we all do our part.

Joseph P. Harris