PHOTO CAPTION: Lord Drayson with Lola-Drayson Formula E racer.

London Olympic Park Proposed for Electric Racing Venue

Former UK Science Minister and now race car builder Lord Drayson, has suggested the Olympic Park could be a venue for the upcoming Formula E series.

Published: 08-Nov-2012

Olympic sports events leave a lasting impression on the countries they visit.

Not just in terms of athletes, but in the facilities they leave behind. London's 2012 Olympic Games were no different, and several companies are attempting to find a use for the huge Olympic park specially constructed to host the games.

One of those could involve electric cars--a race series, to be precise.


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