Formula E's unsolvable problem

Formula E's unsolvable problem

There were times during last weekend's Paris E-Prix where the wet-weather-induced crashfest all felt a bit too much. But there is little Formula E can do to solve a problem actually caused by one of its better ideas

Strictly speaking, last weekend's ABB FIA Formula E race in Paris was not the electric championship's first wet race.

This is because the event in Hong Kong earlier this season was actually labelled a wet race by the FIA, despite all of the rainfall occurring before the start. The track was damp, certainly, but it wasn't anywhere near what might be considered a fully wet, rain-affected race.

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