Why Formula E is plotting a major change of philosophy
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Why Formula E is plotting a major change of philosophy

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Formula E has become famed for its unpredictability, which can yield exciting races - but it can be argued that it robs the all-electric championship of a clear narrative and doesn't adequately reward the best drivers. The series wants to change that, and renew its philosophy ahead of the introduction of its next-generation car

Nine races. Eight different winners. Eight different starters from pole. The 2021 Formula E season has lived up to the championship’s social media call to arms: “can you predict the unpredictable?”. But for how long is that state of competitive toing and froing sustainable now the series is no longer a disruptive upstart but becoming part of the motorsport establishment?

Seven different drivers stood atop the podium last term from 11 races. It was 10 from 13 rounds the season before. The benefit to this almost random sequence of success stories is that all but two squads possess a middling to strong chance of bagging a win at some point.

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