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    Watched a F-E race in Battersea a few years ago. Was not impressed, whiny noises, not a lot of overtaking and if I remember correctly, the drivers used two cars because if range issues?
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    Yes, Formula E involves a car change mid race. Weird watching it with no F1 engine noises.
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    I watched one Formula E race on the tube a while back...for about two minutes.

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    In many situations, EVs can be/are fine as commuters/D.D.s. But, as race cars? Not so much. Real race cars should scream and wail (shake the ground and one's internal organs in the case of drag racers)...not emit a whisper-quite 'weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee'. They should also tend to go faster as their fuel dwindles...not slow down.


    Quote Originally Posted by texas mongrel View Post
    ...and if I remember correctly, the drivers used two cars because if range issues?
    That's another thing; given the fact that F-Es currently have, what, about a 30 minute range (?), hypothetically, how many EV racers of any type/class competing within any auto racing organization do you suppose each team would need in order to finish a real race like, say, the 24 Hours of Le Mans or a 500 miler like Indy or Daytona? With current technology, nunna that is going to happen (probably never will until batteries can be swapped in a few seconds). Just sayin'...

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    Lets get excited for autonomous car racing....

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    Hey, I just report the news!! LOL
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