10 things we learned from Valencia Formula E testing
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10 things we learned from Valencia Formula E testing

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The prologue to the 2022/2023 Formula E season has concluded as the series gets set for the new Gen3 era. After almost four days of testing in Valencia this week, Autosport takes a look at the 10 major talking points that will dominate the build-up to the new campaign getting underway in January.

After three-and-a-bit days of running in the Valencian sun - save for the downpour on Tuesday afternoon – the Formula E teams have reams of data to take into the Christmas break as they continue to understand the demands of the all-new Gen3 car.

It’s been a big undertaking for each of the manufacturers, particularly as private testing preparations have been rocky at best, but the very point of testing is to clear the pipes of reliability issues before the season kicks off. That gives those manufacturers and Formula E’s cast of standard parts suppliers areas to work on as the new generation of car is still very much in its infancy. After all, engineers talk about wanting to ‘break the car’ in testing to ensure they can patch up any gaping holes in their arsenal.

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