Podcast: Will Formula E’s Gen3 ideas actually work?
The FIA recently released tender application documents inviting companies to apply to build the main elements of the Gen3 Formula E car, which will be introduced for the 2022-23 campaign.
The main takeaways from the 176 pages of tender documents revealed that the concept for the Gen3 car is to make it faster, smaller and lighter, with a new powertrain fitted to the front axle to boost energy recovery levels, and have fast-charging pitstop technology.
- Gen3 car to be quicker and lighter, with fast-charge pitstops
- Why Formula E’s Gen3 targets are its most ambitious yet
In this episode of Current Affairs, Alex Kalinauckas and Jake Boxall-Legge examine the proposed concept and ask if such rapid technology development aims are possible for FE to achieve.