Blog + video: best Formula E #Fanboost campaign so far

We, at ElectricAutosport.com, like the element of fan participation in almost any form. Actively following the sport is what counts these days. Fanboost is Formula E’s weapon of choice and so far we’ve seen most teams and drivers battling for votes. But not yet as spectacular as this video.

With Fanboost the racing fans are able to vote for their favourite driver. The three drivers with the most votes will each receive one five-second ‘power boost’ per car, temporarily increasing their car’s power from 150kw (202.5bhp) to 180kw (243bhp). This might help the driver to overtake an opponent.

Virgin Racing Formula E Team came up with this video ahead of the Long Beach ePrix. It shows drivers Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari are meeting the audience on the streets, handing out flyers, holding babies, speeching on television and you even see an ‘angry Bird’…

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Tim is co-founder of ElectricAutosport.com and works in international motorsport. He found his passion for sustainable racing by joining world's first competition for hydrogen electric vehicles in 2008. He does not doubt on the possibility of a break through of electric racing. And that deserves a platform to keep up to date and to interact. Tim operates on behalf of Formula Blue Media.

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