Cahill-backed XE Sports Group becomes first Asia-Pacific team to enter Extreme E

Former Australia, Everton and New York Red Bulls footballer Tim Cahill. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Extreme E, the electric off-road motor racing series, has gained its first team from the Asia-Pacific region after Australia-based XE Sports Group announced its participation in the series from next year.

XE Sports Group is a subsidiary of e-commerce platform EVDirect.com. The group’s director, Luke Todd, said its participation in the series will enable the group to exhibit its exclusive range of BYD Auto electric cars.

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