This is the story of the world’s first all-electric grand prix; Formula E.
Formula One has dominated the world stage of motor racing; in America, Indy Car and NASCAR are king. But their dominance is about to be challenged by a new motor sport.
Are the days of these petrol head sports numbered? Will an all-electric championship electrify the fans? National Geographic Channel follow the British engineers and designers as they race against the clock counting down to race day to build the pioneering cars.
But it’s a story that’s more complex than engineering challenges. To succeed, mounting an all-electric grand prix means overcoming political, financial and logistical obstacles as well. Professional reputations and millions of pounds are at stake.