The Autosport Podcast: How Formula E has changed motorsport

The influx of major car manufacturers to Formula E is the subject of the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast, which also looks back at the 2017/18 season

The Autosport Podcast: How Formula E has changed motorsport

Formula E pitlane reporter and presenter of Supercharged on CNN Nicki Shields and category polesitter Alex Lynn join Autosport's Scott Mitchell and Edd Straw to delve into how the category has transformed the motorsport landscape.

With Mercedes and Porsche the latest manufacturers to commit to Formula E, the all-electric series has carved a growing niche for itself and the discussion focuses on why this has happened.

There's also a look at how Formula E might have to evolve in the future to react to technological breakthroughs in a changing automotive industry, and an explanation of how it has become a significant destination category for drivers.

Scott Mitchell's ranking of the top 10 Formula E drivers of 2017/18 is also dissected, particularly his controversial decision not to put champion Lucas di Grassi at the top of his list.

And did Sebastien Buemi lose the championship simply by missing the New York double-header, or was there more to it?

The Autosport Podcast is available to subscribe to free via iTunes and other podcast suppliers - simply search for 'Autosport'.

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