Why Race And What We Can Learn
From Racing in Formula E
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Mr. Carcamo explained why it makes sense for Nissan – the global leader in EV cars for the road – to enter the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E street racing championship. The Company used its expertise in consumer EV technology to develop its on-track season five package. Now with the Formula E season underway – the lessons learned on track are being used to help improve the Nissan EV road cars of the future.
Michael Carcamo, Nissan Global Motorsports Director, leads Nissan’s debut season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, the all-electric street racing championship. In addition to managing the Formula E programme, Mr. Carcamo oversees activities including Super GT, IMSA, Blancpain GT Series Asia, and Canada’s Micra Cup. Mr. Carcamo was appointed to his current role in 2016 – marking his return to motorsport. Before joining Nissan in 2002, Carcamo was a trackside engineer for Ilmor Engineering in C.A.R.T and IRL for five seasons. He has held a variety of management roles for Nissan including Overseas Program Director, Americas, and Director of Corporate Planning, Mexico.He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and is a certified Project Management Professional as well as a graduate of V-up (Nissan’s data-driven quality program). Carcamo has also completed executive programs at Vanderbilt University and IPADE graduate school in Mexico City.
Speaker: Michael Carcamo,Director, Nissan Global Motorsports