Celebrities Plugging EV Racing Series

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By Keith Weir and Alan Baldwin LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - There's a new kid on the block in motor racing this year, a quieter cousin to the brash Formula One, and it has the lofty aim of helping to get consumers to embrace electric cars. Featuring teams backed by Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio and British entrepreneur Richard Branson's Virgin Group, Formula E will stage its first race in Beijing in September. It has signed up heavyweight commercial partners including French ...

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