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Questions tagged [formula-e]

Formula E, officially the FIA Formula E Championship, is a class of auto racing that uses only electric-powered cars.

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How does Formula E measure remaining battery energy?

My understanding is that the remaining energy from a battery can be approximated using several different methods e.g. measuring the battery voltage. However, I am yet to find a method that is ...
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How much of the power used in a formula e race is from recovery vs initial battery capacity?

In an average formula e race what sort of percentage energy usage comes from recovered powered vs the total energy used? Is it a significant amount? Or is all the technology there for show? I.e a ...
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How is the relegation of pole position driver managed in F1?

If the driver who received the best time in qualifying is relegated to a "lower" grid position (for example for the change of the transmission or of the engine, etc.) what changes about the statistics ...
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Why are Formula E cars limited at 225kph (140mph) by the FIA?

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129730-what-is-formula-e-everything-you-need-to-know-and-why-it-will-change-the-world says: The car's weight is limited to 896kg which includes the driver and a ...