I’m sorry, however I simply discover this story thoughts blowing. I’m having a tough time wrapping my head round it.
I’ve positively come to see that Elon Musk doesn’t know a lot about a variety of issues and but is eager to place his opinions on the market to a whole lot of thousands and thousands of followers as if they’re sound and strong (as a substitute of completely misguided). However I determine this comes from two core elements: 1) having had his head down in EV and house issues virtually 20/7 for 20 years, and a pair of) being surrounded and influenced by individuals who have dangerous intentions or who’re equally misinformed and misguided.
However the Elon Musk information of the day is totally different. It’s not practically as consequential or necessary as different issues he chimes off about (which makes me really feel a bit responsible writing about it). Nonetheless, it defies these different allowances, since it’s proper inside one in all Elon’s core work subjects — electrical autos.
That is the deal: For some cause, Elon Musk was at Components One in Miami at this time. (Complicated in itself.) On the occasion, he says he really helpful they do a pure EV occasion, as a substitute of the present gasoline/hybrid racing. He felt so good about this suggestion that he later tweeted out what he mentioned.
Enjoyable dialogue of aero & battery expertise in F1.
I proposed a pure EV vs gasoline/hybrid F1 race.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) Might 6, 2023
When he talked about it on the occasion, they in all probability took it as a joke, however his followup joke positively makes it appear to be it wasn’t. The odd factor about this, after all, is that there is a pure-electric racing occasion like F1 — Components E.
And the way does Elon not know that?
This brings up a private story for me, too. We’ve had writers go to many Components E occasions, however I’ve solely gone to 1 (automotive racing will not be my factor). The Components E occasion I went to was in Los Angeles, and I went to it as a result of I used to be on the town for the Tesla Mannequin 3 unveiling (again in 2016). Did Elon not comprehend it was on the town? Has he genuinely by no means heard something about Components E? That appears not possible. I don’t get it.
Because it seems, although, simply after I assume Elon Musk can’t shock me once more, he does. At the very least on this case it’s not a dangerous, disastrous tweet. It simply occurs to be probably the most complicated.
Featured picture courtesy of Mahindra Racing.
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