Duval contended in the initial three periods of Formula E during its Gen1 time with Dragon Racing, prior to withdrawing the arrangement after the 2016-17 mission to race in the DTM with Audi.
Throughout the long term, the French driver has gathered involvement with a wide assortment of vehicles, including LMP1, DPi, Class One and Super Formula apparatus, and will race in the top classification of the IMSA SportsCar Championship one year from now with JDC-Miller Motorsports.
Yet, requested his considerations on Formula E, Duval said he doesn’t discover the arrangement’s all-electric vehicles agreeable to drive – and addressed if Formula E is tantamount to the drivers who contend in the arrangement make it resemble.
“I don’t care for Formula E in light of the fact that, as far as I might be concerned, the vehicles are not snappy,” said Duval. “Also, I’d prefer to state I like the areas they are doing, the organization of the thing, I like the dashing in the urban communities.
“Yet, I have had the option to race, to do a couple of years in Formula E, I have had the option to get behind the directing. Furthermore, behind the directing as a driver you abhor as much as different vehicles with more force and grasp.
“Whoever the driver is telling today that Formula E is incredible to drive this is on the grounds that he’s in the title and he gets paid for that, to race, so without a doubt he can’t be against it.
“Yet, it can’t be as charming as a LMP vehicle, as a DTM vehicle or Super GT vehicle, that is without a doubt.
“Out of an electric vehicle you can in any case have loads of fun. On the off chance that the bundle is made with a ton of grasp and execution, without a doubt you can appreciate it for sure.”
Duval’s assessment was dismissed by individual 2020 Audi DTM driver Rene Rast, who featured in Formula E in Berlin in the wake of supplanting Daniel Abt, taking a platform in the fifth of the six German races that finished up the mission.
Rast, who has now been affirmed for Audi’s last season in Formula E close by Lucas di Grassi, said Formula E vehicles are amusing to drive regardless of whether they are not as quick as the Class One vehicle he’s acclimated with from his four years in the DTM.
“I think each race vehicle is enjoyable to drive,” said Rast. “On the off chance that I put you in a race vehicle like a Formula E vehicle, you will appreciate it like there’s no tomorrow.
“Yet, clearly on the off chance that you drive a model vehicle, downforce, power, Formula E vehicle has something else.
“Yet, I need to state when it comes down to the race, the tire and energy the executives, Formula E is significantly more technique [oriented] as far as driving for the drivers itself. You as a driver have such a great amount of effect on your race results.
“For me actually, it’s loads of fun since I’m someone who investigations a great deal of things in detail – I love it.
“Clearly, a Formula E vehicle is more slow, has no solid. That doesn’t mean it’s terrible to drive.”