The magnificent seven Brits fighting for FE bragging rights
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The magnificent seven Brits fighting for FE bragging rights

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A record seven British drivers will contest Formula E this season, including two squads with all-British lineups. But before they can consider challenging DS Techeetah for the crown, each must lead their teams' recovery to the top

Even accounting for social distancing measures, chances are that those wandering the Formula E paddock in 2021 will never be more than two metres away from a past finalist of the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award - formerly sponsored by McLaren.

Of the 24 seats on offer for what is, arguably, the most desirable and best-paid gig for racers this side of F1, a record seven will be occupied by Brits who sought to impress the Award judges in a variety of single-seater and closed-cockpit machinery at Silverstone in years gone by.

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