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Why Mercedes' FE lessons have so far been point-less

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Why Mercedes' FE lessons have so far been point-less
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Mar 6, 2019, 11:30 AM

Mercedes has taken a very different approach to its Formula E preparations than fellow 2019/20 entrant Porsche, sending HWA on a fact-finding mission one season in advance. Four disastrous races in, what has it learned?

Earlier this week Mercedes teased its fans by showcasing a concept livery on its Formula E show car at the Geneva Motor Show. While the colour scheme itself was underwhelming, the fact that the manufacturer is now in a position to build up its marketing might around FE demonstrates once again that the electric championship is approaching an exciting new phase.

For the 2019/20 season Mercedes - and fellow manufacturer Porsche - will finally join FE. Mercedes will have a second high-profile global championship, running alongside its Formula 1 behemoth, and FE will be bursting with entries from many of the most famous marques from motorsport history.

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Series Formula E
Drivers Stoffel Vandoorne , Gary Paffett
Teams HWA AG
Author Alex Kalinauckas