Will new giants threaten FE's most-competitive status?

Will new giants threaten FE's most-competitive status?

Formula E's 2019-20 season kicks off in Saudi Arabia this weekend, with the arrival of two teams adding intriguing subplots to the electric championship. But as Mercedes and Porsche have dominated other categories, will they upset FE's chaotic status quo?

If 2018-19 was the season Formula E grew up with its Gen2 car, 2019-20 is when it gets serious. While not to denigrate what came before, Mercedes and Porsche don't mess around.

These motorsport giants are about to take their electric-racing bow, and will join Audi and BMW in the FE whirlwind. Having all four luxury German OEMs racing in the same series is another achievement for FE to savour, and the championship is understandably keen to promote this battle throughout the upcoming campaign.

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