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Formula E Headquarters At Donington Park To Be Completed Within Four Weeks

04 / 17 / 14

The £5.7M ($9.6M) headquarters of the electric racing series Formula E, which is being built in Leicestershire, "is set to be completed within the next four weeks," according to the LEICESTER MERCURY. Beginning on July 3, the 10 Formula E teams "will be given five full test days, with each one...

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