The last thing a racer needs is to spend a buttload of time removing thumbscrews to pry a battery out of the car. So the challenge was to get something flexible, strong, and convenient for the PR guys.
Voilá! Keep everything strapped in and matching the sweet chassis design pattern. Sure it’s a little extra flash, but think of all the seconds you’ll save by only removing one or two thumbscrews to yank your LiPo out. So many seconds… Buttloads of seconds.