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Wolff: Extra testing “absolutely essential” this FE season

Having three in-season test days is “absolutely essential” for the first year with the Gen2 Formula E car, says Venturi team principal Susie Wolff. In addition to the Marrakesh rookie test two extra post-race tests have been added for the 2018/19 season in Ad Diriyah and Mexico City. The extra test days are giving teams more time to familiarise themselves with the new Gen2 which features an all-new McLaren Applied Technologies battery and new bodywork. “For us it’s absolutely essential. It would have been incredibly difficult to have coped with all the new technical changes and the new Gen2 car without extra testing,” Wolff told FormulaSpy. “That’s a factor which has been on...
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