The electric racing series Formula E has just made its world debut on the streets of Beijing, and some motorsports have gone whole seasons between crashes as dramatic as the last-lap scrap between Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost in China.
What's the difference between Formula One and Formula E? Both are sanctioned by the FIA and have been attracting experienced grand prix drivers for races around the world. But there is, first of all, the obvious fact that (though F1 may have gone hybrid by now) Formula E will be all-electric. Another major difference between the two, however, is the way the teams work.
Now that Winter has arrived at the doorstep of the Northern hemisphere, it's time to put the ice and snow that's already in full effect in the French Alps to good use. That's right, the sophomore Trophée Andros Electrique season starts up this weekend with the first event being held at Val Thorens. As you might imagine, last year's winner, Nicolas Prost, has stated his intention to retain his title. If he pulls it off, he'll likely receive the trophy at the Stade de France. The series has