Formula E: An unlikely saviour?

Formula E: An unlikely saviour?

Incorporating future 'green' technologies while retaining motorsport's core values and appeal remains for many a circle which cannot be squared. Dieter Rencken sits down with the man attempting to do just that...

Following this column's questioning of the future relevance of Formula 1, certainly as it currently stands, a torrent of emails was expected within minutes of publication.

Not surprisingly, missives were not slow in arriving; amazingly, though, there was not a single dissenter, with virtually every correspondent relating a tale of disillusion before providing examples of offspring being anti-motorsport despite (because of?) growing up in F1-centric households in which alternate Sundays were dedicated to the Beeb and Murray Walker.

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