Why an F1 champion thinks FE is the future
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Why an F1 champion thinks FE is the future

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After retiring from Formula 1 at the end of 2016, Nico Rosberg has no plans to return to racing, but he's put his own money where his mouth is by becoming an investor in Formula E - a series he truly believes in

It was all serene until he got to Turn 1. Nico Rosberg, back behind the wheel of a single-seater, charged towards the first corner of Berlin's Tempelhof Airport in Formula E's Gen2 demonstration car. He'd driven it around Checkpoint Charlie and the Brandenburg Gate, but this was different - this was his natural environment.

The Gen2 car, more grey-scale in the carbonfibre flesh than in FE's initial announcement renders, sliced through the air and shot towards the long, looping left-hander of Turn 1. Then Rosberg hit the brakes and realised just what he'd let himself in for.

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