In 2017 Plug in Adventure was the first team in the world to enter and complete the 10,000 Mongol Rally in an electric car, a 30kWh Nissan LEAF no less. So having already driven the most challenging part of this route, we have extensive experience and knowledge, which gives us a massive advantage over the other teams. Will we win? we will see.
Chris Ramsey, Team Captain: Pioneer of overland and endurance electric vehicle adventures.
Julie Ramsey, Co-captain
Soon to be announced third member
We are still looking at a couple of possibilities at the moment, but one thing is for sure, it will be purely electric.
It’s early days for the team but we are already in talks with a couple of strategic partners. We would however, encourage any organisation that would like to become true pioneers of sustainable adventure and demonstrate to it’s current and future clients that they are serious about protecting our planet and environment, to get in touch.
Over the last 7 years, Chris Ramsey has been the pioneer of overland and endurance electric vehicle adventures, and through engaging social media content and video’s has taken audiences across continents and through 20 countries on a series of epic world first sustainable adventures.
Supported by his travel hungry and adventurous wife, and a new member of the team (soon to be announced) who has extensive experience in marketing, PR and journalism, their “small privateer team is gearing up for the amazing challenge 80DR will bring.”
Chris has been intrigued by 80 Day Race from the beginning: “As soon as I saw a social media post about 80 Day Race I just knew I needed to be a part of this ground breaking adventure. The ambitions and goals of Frank and the 80 Day Race team are so closely aligned with the mission of Plug in Adventure. They understand that to inspire change in this world you need to capture people hearts and imagination. As Aristotle once said “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”
80 Day Race captured my heart and I am sure it will capture the hearts and imagination of people all over the world inspiring governments, businesses and the public to make the everyday changes needed to help reverse the devastating effects we are having on our planet. “
In 2017 they completed the 10,000 Mongol Rally in a 30kWh Nissan LEAF, would they remain loyal to their trusty old LEAF or have they been tempted by one of the fancy new brands out there?
All they are letting go now is that it will be purely electric….
They have the experience, the adventurous soul and a promising team, but will that be what it takes to win this race? “Endurance driving/ adventuring is extremely gruelling and takes it’s toll on everyone involved in each team. Therefor your support, social media posts and kind words at events or charging locations along the way, will lift the spirits of all the teams, inspiring us to keep pushing through all challenges and adversity we might face along the way and finish this truly exceptional adventure. ”