How FE's new era has shaken up the order
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How FE's new era has shaken up the order

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Pre-season testing for Formula E's fifth season took place at Valencia last week. Not only did we get a good look at the new Gen2 cars in public action for the first time, but suggestions pointed to a possible shake-up in the competitive order.

You can't read anything into testing", "Valencia isn't a street track", "old or new tyres", "power modes", "track limits" - if it weren't for the series-specific terms, one could have assumed that the Formula 1 paddock had stopped off at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo for a few days of extra testing before heading to the United States Grand Prix and not Formula E.

With the new Gen2 cars - LED-halo-shod, looking gorgeous and sounding ever more like jets as their massive aerokits catch the wind - and their technology capable of lasting a whole race distance came an air of secrecy.

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