Renault Zoe EV getting ready to plow snow at the Andros Trophy racing series

These are interesting times we live in. Electric cars walk the world, and some even make advances in professional motorsports.

The Renault Zoe has new ice to break in this field, though.

The Andros Trophy is an off-season racing series held in France and so far attended exclusively by traditional, fossil fuel-burning cars. The DA Racing team intends to break from that tradition, however. Their experienced driver, Jean-Baptiste Dubourg, will join the next championship behind the wheel of a modded Renault Zoe.

2020 Renault Zoe (Image: Renault)
2020 Renault Zoe (Image: Renault)

Modded how exactly? We don’t have the answers yet, but the production car is obviously looking forward to major tweaks and design alterations, especially since freezing weather is known to have an utterly devastating effect on traction battery capacity and performance. So far, finding a workaround is at the top of the priority list.

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