Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

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Mahindra and Mahindra boss Anand Mahindra say that Formula E's high-pitched spaceships are the future of the all-electric series.

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

According to Mahindra, the sports is evolving away from the dinosaurs of F1. The environmental friendly racing series has been a great success and attracted major manufacturers to the championship.

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

Ten teams will be participating in the all-electric racing series including India's Mahindra Racing, which will line up in this years season.

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

The FIA Formula E debuted in 2014 and seen as a greener alternative to Formula One. But the racing purists say it's not the real way of racing.

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

Commenting on this topic Mahindra said, "If you've ever been to one you'll know it's not as boring as people think because there are no sounds."

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

He added, "It's actually like being in a 'Star Wars' movie because there's a whining electric sound. You're essentially in a spaceship race."

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

Critics say that with the speeds of 240km/h and sounds up to 80 decibels are a turn off compared to the level of excitement of the Formula One cars.

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

But Mahindra believes that the Formula E racing is the future of motor racing and one day Formula E will be as popular as the Formula One racing series.

Spaceships Are The Future Of Formula E — Anand Mahindra

The upcoming Formula E season will see the teams with two drivers racing in famous city street circuits. Germany's Nick Heidfeld and Swede Felix Rosenqvist will be behind the wheel of Mahindra Racing cars.

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Story first published: Sunday, October 9, 2016, 10:00 [IST]
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