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Formula E

Formula E Podcast: Penalties, radio rants and driver market

by Matt Beer
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An excellent weekend of Formula E action in Rome is picked over by The Race’s Sam Smith and Andrew van de Burgt, who are joined by motorsport industry veteran Jim Wright.

Wright is currently the commercial director for the Andretti motorsport group and had previously filled similar roles at the Williams Formula 1 team and the Venturi and Mahindra Formula E organisations.

As well as events in Rome, Wright is probed on topics such as the new qualifying format and which drivers may or may not be attractive for the Gen3 era of Formula E.

Also discussed is Sam Bird’s three place grid drop for Monaco, which expands into a more existential discussion about whether the penalty structure is right in international racing at all.

Oliver Turvey’s remarkable run from 22nd to seventh and Jean-Eric Vergne’s extraordinary radio antics in Sunday’s race are also explored.

To find the show on your favourite podcast platform, search for ‘The Race Formula E Podcast’.

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