RX2e Partners & Suppliers
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) is the governing body for world motorsport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organisations. Founded in 1904, with headquarters in Paris, the FIA is a non-profit making association. It brings together 245 international motoring and sporting organisations from 146 countries on five continents. Its member clubs represent millions of motorists and their families.
QEV boasts a long and successful history in the electric vehicle domain. Involved in Formula E from the outset, the company propelled Nelson Piquet Jnr to the title with NEXTEV TCR (now NIO) during the series’ inaugural season in 2014/15 before striking up a long-term operational partnership with Mahindra Racing.
Its many years of experience in racing – from Formula E to the FIA World Touring Car Championship and TCR – have yielded an impressive track record of success while simultaneously honing the company’s electro-mobility and R&D expertise.
2014 FIA World Rallycross Teams’ Champion Olsbergs MSE is one of the most successful outfits in the discipline’s history, consistently excelling on both sides of the Atlantic. A regular race-winner and podium-finisher in FIA World and European Rallycross competition, the team has also secured multiple championship titles in the United States and earned an astonishing 19 X Games medals, including podium sweeps at the world’s leading action sports contest (Los Angeles, 2011; Brazil, 2013).
Founded in 2009, the organisation represents a partnership between historic Swedish industrial company Olsbergs and rallycross specialists Motor Sport Evolution (MSE). That same year, the company expanded its operations into the United States and now has dual headquarters in both Nynäshamn, Sweden and Charlotte, USA.
Founded in 1979, BRAID develops, designs, tests, manufactures and distributes high-technology wheels and prides itself on consistently breaking new ground. Headquartered in Barcelona, BRAID is a trusted supplier to manufacturers and championships alike, with its specialist team working with cutting-edge technology on a daily basis to produce top-quality wheels meeting exact customer requirements and specifications.
Embracing an entrepreneurial spirit, Oregon, USA-based Cascadia Motion explores the wide variety of electric and hybrid propulsion solutions for niche and emerging applications and is a product leader in electric propulsion systems for motorsport and emerging-market applications. The company’s core products include inverters, motors and gearing assemblies for electric and hybrid vehicles.
Established in Genoa in 1973, OMP Racing is a global leader in the design and manufacture of safety components for racing cars (suits, gloves, shoes, seats, safety belts, helmets etc.). Today, OMP products are present in all major international series from Formula 1 to World RX, Formula E, WRC, WEC and NASCAR. The company is the exclusive official supplier to the FIA and in 2017, added a Formula 1 World Championship title to its trophy case, through its partnership with Mercedes AMG Petronas F1.
R53 Engineering Ltd was founded in 2008 with the sole purpose of delivering high-quality engineering solutions. Motorsport is the core of the company, but since 2010, it has diversified into defence and niche automotive engineering. R53 has been growing year-on-year and has a team of highly-qualified engineers and technicians with more than 25 years of expertise at the highest levels of motorsport and the automotive industry. The company designs and manufactures bespoke and fully customised shock absorbers for a variety of race series, and its continuous R&D in suspension technology makes it a world leader in shock absorbers through its robust and high-performing products.
Founded as Automotive Products in 1920, world-renowned brake and clutch manufacturer AP Racing is a global pioneer and the leading manufacturer of high-performance brake and clutch systems for road and race cars.
The company has experienced success in a variety of international motorsport disciplines. As an example, every Formula 1 World Championship since 1967 has been won using the brand’s equipment and for the first time in history in 1999, the winning car at Le Mans – fitted with an AP Racing braking system – required no change of discs or pads during the gruelling 24-hour race.
The UK-based racing specialist will provide an industry-leading braking package comprising front and rear calipers, brake discs, pedal box, balance bar adjuster and master cylinders to all competing FIA RX2e cars in 2021.
ZeroNoise is the new technological branch of OMP Racing. Its communication devices and intercoms represent the quest for perfect and clear sound, with the design of every ZN product starting from the sound environment in which it will be used.