FdC out with knee injury: April Fools’

Current E Miami 2015 Antonio Felix da Costa on the grid

Antonio Felix da Costa was said to be recuperating after undergoing surgery on his knee following a football incident, in one of today’s slightly more believable April Fool’s jokes.

The Portuguese driver broke the news on Instagram, followed by a tongue in cheek response from the team (“Does anyone know any fast drivers?”).

Elsewhere, Mahindra released “details” about the team’s second season powertrain, noting that it features a “hyper kinetic auxiliary battery system” and solar panels on the car and on the drivers’ helmets. No sunlight? No problem: the team said that drones would fly overhead to provide artificial lights. 

Formula E is certainly proving to have a sense of humour. 

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