Formula E wins over a sceptic

Formula E wins over a sceptic

Formula E has created a lot of hype in its first season, but does the racing product live up to it? GLENN FREEMAN was swayed by seeing the series up close at Long Beach

The cars don't produce a lot of sound, but it's hard to ignore the noise surrounding Formula E since the series launched.

But how much substance is there behind the promotion, the spending, the exotic locations and the heavily-hyped grid of experienced drivers - most of whom have another racing programme as their 'day job' and could (sometimes harshly) be considered as F1 cast-offs?

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