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Formula E

Formula E testing given green light after fire investigation

Teams will return to the track after the investigation was closed.

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Formula E testing will get back underway in Valencia after investigations into a garage fire earlier in the week was concluded.

The all-electric World Championship began its first test ahead of the new season in Spain earlier this week but the opening day was cut short after a fire in the Williams Advanced Engineering garage, where a battery exploded before igniting.

Day two of the test was cancelled with one person taken to hospital for precautionary checks, before bing discharged without treatment.

A statement from the FIA confirming running would resume read: "Following the incident that happened on Tuesday and subsequent investigations, the FIA has authorized Formula E pre-season testing to resume today from 2pm CET.

"The investigations and findings provided by the technical suppliers and reviewed by the FIA confirm that it is acceptable for on-track activity to go ahead. Pre-season testing will now continue through Friday.

"An updated on-track session schedule will be distributed soon."


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