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Formula E: The motorsports sandwich?

The electric sport is carving out its own niche in the racing world

Sidepodcast: Formula E: The motorsports sandwich?

by Ross Ringham

F1 doesn’t quite know what to make of the upstart electric racing series Formula E. In some quarters, there’s disdain. Bernie has made no secret of the fact that he doesn’t think it will work. He’s reported to have said recently of Formula E: “It’ll make a few quid and then disappear.” Others have written disparagingly of a driver line-up made up of “F1 rejects” and blasted the slower speeds and more civilised noise levels.