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Why Maserati's shift to Formula E is a win for both sides

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Maserati will make a full-factory return to racing, joining the Formula E grid in 2023 with a view to electrifying its road car portfolio. In that regard it makes sense for Maserati - but it's also a win for the series as it seeks to rebound from losing three of its heavyweight German giants in the space of a few months

It’s been a long time since the famous Maserati name graced a single-seater world championship with its presence. Then, it competed in a world where hay-bales lined fast and dangerous circuits, captured on black-and-white film, as drivers diced against death for motor racing glory.

Some 62 years after the title-winning 250F was put out to pasture when Formula 1 introduced its 1.5-litre engine formula, Maserati has announced its return to the arena. Unlike its 1950s F1 counterparts in Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, the Modena manufacturer will instead join Formula E for the start of its Gen3 regulations, debuting in the 2022-23 season.

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