Formula E Series debuts in Beijing

Team Almo drivers in action during the inaugural FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is backed by many of the major sponsors of the main Formula One circuit, and is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide.
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Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas di Grassi of Brazil celebrates on the podium after winning the inaugural FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide. (Getty Images)
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Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas di Grassi of Brazil celebrates on the podium after winning the inaugural FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide. (Getty Images)
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Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas di Grassi of Brazil leads teammate Daniel Abt through a turn on his way to winning the inaugural FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is backed by many of the major sponsors of the main Formula One circuit, and is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide. (Getty Images)
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Mahindra driver Brune Senna of Brazil wears a traditional Chinese village hat in the pits before the inaugural FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is backed by many of the major sponsors of the main Formula One circuit, and is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide. (Getty Images)
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Team Almo drivers in action during the inaugural FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is backed by many of the major sponsors of the main Formula One circuit, and is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide. (Getty Images)
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Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas di Grassi of Brazil drives on his way to winning the inaugural FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is backed by many of the major sponsors of the main Formula One circuit, and is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide. (Getty Images)
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People gather around as a car from China Racing is brought back to the pits after driver Ho Ping Tung crashed it in practice before the inaugural FIA Formula E Bejing ePrix Championship on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series, is backed by many of the major sponsors of the main Formula One circuit, and is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide. (Getty Images)