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Will new giants threaten FE's most-competitive status?
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Formula E's 2019-20 season kicks off in Saudi Arabia this weekend, with the arrival of two teams adding intriguing subplots to the electric championship. But as Mercedes and Porsche have dominated other categories, will they upset FE's chaotic status quo?

These motorsport giants are about to take their electric-racing bow, and will join Audi and BMW in the FE whirlwind. Having all four luxury German OEMs racing in the same series is another achievement for FE to savour, and the championship is understandably keen to promote this battle throughout the upcoming campaign.

It feels historic, but is it actually so significant in terms of previous motorsport competition?

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