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2014-15 FIA Formula E Championship

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Jimlaad43, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    This Saturday, the first All-Electric single seater racing series kicks off in China. The cars have been testing for the past year at Donington Park in the United Kingdom.

    One interesting new feature is the Fan Boost. Fans vote for their favourite driver, and before each race, 3 drivers get announced as the winners and get awarded a 5 second boost of 30kW (equivalent to 40BHP).

    Main Website: http://www.fiaformulae.com/
    Fan Boost: http://fanboost.fiaformulae.com/

    So, who will you vote for? How do you think the season will go? Do you think the series will work?
     
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  2. mystaaRS

    mystaaRS
    If you get a Quali Place, you can get a Race Pace

    I think the Season should be great, and it looks cool so far! :thumbsup:
     
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  3. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    Voted for Nick Heidfeld!
     
  4. Probably no one. Too many good names :D

    Conway, Trulli, Heidfeld, Lalli ( :D ), Bird.

    But I am going for Conway. The guy has great talent.

    PS: Arrrgg Replaced by Oriol. Trulli then :D
     
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  5. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    The thing is, you can change your vote each round, and pretty close to the race start, so you could see who's highest in quali and then vote for them.
     
  6. Good logic, but I would prefer a boost for the last :D
     
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  7. R.J. O'Connell

    R.J. O'Connell
    Premium Member

    Takuma Sato will drive at Beijing in place of AFdC at Amlin Aguri.
     
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  8. The fan boost isn't "interesting". It's just.. awful. One of the worst idea's ever to be implemented in any form of motorsport ever.
     
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  9. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    It's an idea that should be given a chance I think. It is a way of getting the fans directly involved. Whether it'll work is another thing, but we'll see.
     
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  10. mystaaRS

    mystaaRS
    If you get a Quali Place, you can get a Race Pace

    @Shane Butler

    I agree in a way, It's getting the fans involved, and potentially making the drivers lose :p

    There are many other ways they can get fans involved interactively ;)
     
  11. R.J. O'Connell

    R.J. O'Connell
    Premium Member

    Theoretically, the Fanboost winner could crash out on the first lap of every race, rendering the whole thing moot and in no way affecting the outcome of the race.

    I'd probably vote for DJ Squire or Bruno in this field, if at all possible I'd -1 Piquet every round.
     
  12. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    Who?
     
  13. Jaime Alguersuari.
     
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  14. James Hemp

    James Hemp
    Green Devils Racing

    What about a stream where we can watch the race?
     
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  15. mystaaRS

    mystaaRS
    If you get a Quali Place, you can get a Race Pace

    Yeah that would be cool.
     
  16. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    ITV4
     
  17. R.J. O'Connell

    R.J. O'Connell
    Premium Member

    I'm DVRing it on Fox Sports 1 because there's no way I can commit myself to being up that late for things that aren't F1 or Super GT.
     
  18. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    Qualifying Results
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    Hoping for a Heidfeld Podium
     
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    4 8 15 16 23 42 108
    Only the 5th-most famous race driver from Kerpen Premium Member

    It's starting soon! I'm really curious how the racing will be. With car-swapping I heard? Why aren't they running slicks?
     
  20. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
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    Fan Boost Winners.

    Bruno Senna
    Lucas Di Grassi
    Katherine Legge