How FE went from mess to global gamechanger

How FE went from mess to global gamechanger

Manufacturers are flocking to a series that nearly collapsed during its first season just two years ago. This is the full story of Formula E's rapid rise from very shaky beginnings

Even in its mid-2000s car-manufacturer pomp, Formula 1 has had nothing compared to what Formula E is enjoying now. Its nine-strong manufacturer entry already has impressive names - Renault, Audi, BMW, Jaguar and DS join a quartet of electric-vehicle specialist/emerging brands at present.

You are unlikely to have missed the news that Mercedes is axing its DTM programme to join Formula E in 2019. Porsche will quit the LMP1 division of the World Endurance Championship at the end of this season to do the same.

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