After more than twenty years of success in racing for vintage cars, with which he won everything there was to win and became a totem of regularity for historic cars, the Turin driver and entrepreneur born in 1947 Gianmaria Aghem it takes away another, enormous satisfaction, which this time has the flavor of the future. Yours, al Nardò Technical Center, seven new world records, all conquered at the wheel of Blizz primatist, a kind of high-tech single-seater electric torpedo born from a project that involved various Italian automotive excellences.
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The racing car, which in the set-up chosen for the hunt for records on the asphalt of Nardò can count on a peak power greater than 200 hp, is the result of a triangulation between the designer of the ZER Eugenio Pagliano, the Carbonteam of Saluzzo and the Podium Engineering of Pont Saint Martin in which a team of researchers from the Polytechnic of Turin. The seven new world records, which have not been broken since 2008, are on 10 miles, 100 km, 100 miles and hour. The results, four without and three with ballast, are now awaiting homologation from the International Automobile Federation (FIA).
A step that will put the seal on a company that Aghem is obviously very satisfied with: “It was an amazing and exciting weekend – said the Turin driver -. These records are the result of a great job and a great team, a wonderful adventure that began in 2016. I want to thank all the people who believed in this project, first of all my wonderful family. Blizz Primatist is not only an electric car, but also an in-depth study in the field of zero-emission vehicles, aimed at improving energy efficiency, allowing a decrease in consumption, obtaining greater autonomy. Our goal was demonstrate that a battery-powered car can travel long distances and at a speed unimaginable until a few years ago. And I really think we succeeded “.