Power shift: Formula E awaits its women champions

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Power shift: Formula E awaits its women champions

FREE TO READ | Susie Wolff, who runs Venturi’s electric team, wants to see more women racing against men generally

Alan Baldwin

Formula E starts its sixth season in Saudi Arabia on Friday with an all-male cast of drivers, but Venturi’s Susie Wolff, the only woman to run a team in the electric series, says change will come.

While a woman has not started a Formula One Grand Prix since the late Italian Lella Lombardi in 1976, three have competed in Formula E since the city-based championship began in 2014.

None have had staying power, however, with only Swiss Simona de Silvestro completing a season in 2015/16 for the US Andretti team and scoring four points...

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