Venice Racing Team Joining the UIM E1 World Championship

Need for Speed, Electric Boat Edition

The Venice Racing Team, which has been created specially to compete in E1, has water and electric boating at its heart. The team has been established to provide a focus and platform for the many institutions and companies in Venice, who share a common philosophy and commitment to building a sustainable future.

venice boating team e1 electric racing boat

The new racing entity is the brainchild of entrepreneur Francesco Pannoli, who will run the operation. Pannoli developed the project alongside energy specialist Claudio Iannelli, racing expert and offshore world champion Luigi Radice and motorsport expert Eugenio Razelli.

venice boating team e1 electric racing boat

Francois Richard from Lanéva Boats will also join the team to oversee business development and Nicolò Muraro from Meneghini & Associati will lead the communications team, with the team expected to announce their pilot line-up at the Salone Nautico in Venice next month.

The Venice Racing Team wants to help drive action to protect the city’s unique lagoon environment, residential ecosystem, and artistic heritage.