In a tweet late last night recently minted Texan Elon Musk announced that Tesla is considering a NASCAR entry for the 2022 season.
“Have proof of concept for electrically driven V8 stock car. I just wanna go fast!” - Elon Musk
It is believed that the company has designed a 1200kW motor which will drive the 358 cubic inch V8 mandated by the racing series. When questioned about the efficiency of this setup Tesla declined to comment however 5Q sports is led to believe that a higher overall power output is possible with this configuration.
Our source explains that the exceptionally high electrical demand will require a 6.9 liter onboard diesel generator. NASCAR are believed to be open to a generator to motor to V8 setup because fundamentally they don’t really understand what's going on.
Whilst the image of an 8000lb Tesla rolling coal down Talladega might be seen as conflicting with the brands core values investors jumped on the idea and TSLA is trading up 24% today.