French town stages world's first electric Grand Prix


* Pyrenees town staged first Grand Prix a century ago * Cars can reach speeds of 180 km per hour * Spectators miss the roar of racing engines By Olivia Bordenave and Nicholas Phythian PAU, France, May 23 (Reuters Life!) - The French Pyrenees town of Pau, which staged the world's first Grand Prix nearly a century ago, raced into the 21st century as it hosted the world's first electric car Grand Prix over the weekend. Although electric cars may be the future vehicle of choice, they ...

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