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PHOTO CAPTION: Team China's Renault-Spark electric racer on the track outside the Olympic village in Beijing.

Spectacular Crash Could Help Boost Interest in Formula E Electric Car Racing

Fortunately the two drivers walked away from their final corner crash during the inaugural running of FIA Formula E race series in Beijing, but the spectacular collision certainly helps the event 'looks a lot more like real racing now,' writes Matthew Debord.

Published: 17-Sep-2014

Formula 1-style racing with electric cars started off with a bang this past weekend in China.

On the last lap, Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost collided in their Formula E cars. Heidfeld then got briefly airborne before crashing into a wall and ending up inverted.

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