This is pretty damn cool! I didn't know this existed but there's an electric Camaro drift car competing in the 2019 Formula Drift season. Reading up on it it's pretty incredible how it was put together.
In less than six months, the EL1 car was put together by a group of highly skilled experts in the racing and electric vehicle industry. EV West was able to provide the controllers for the inverted and magnetless Tesla motors that drive the rear tires. Having no magnets allows for less friction, resistance, and power loss allowing for the 38.4 kWh of power to keep up with the competition. To speak in relatable, fuel-burning terms, this car makes 515 hp as it sits now, though Joe Napoleon claims there's more left it. That is a relatively low horsepower number when the rest of the FD field is making power in the 1,000 hp range. However, because electric motors have all of their torque from zero rpm, with the just a flick of his toes, Travis can turn solid rubber into a cloud of smoke. "It's a torque square, not a torque curve," joked Travis at the FD season opener. "It has about 800 lb-ft of torque."