Extreme E: Billy Monger selected for drivers’ programme

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By Niamh Lewis | BBC | November 19, 2019

Britain’s Billy Monger is one of the latest racers on the Extreme E championship drivers’ programme.

Monger is a double leg amputee after suffering serious injuries in a high-speed Formula 4 crash at Donington Park in 2017.

The 20-year-old returned to competition earlier this year with Carlin Racing in the Euroformula series in a car with specially adapted hand controls.

“Fighting climate change is incredibly important,” Monger said.

“Everything we do now will affect future generations. It’s definitely a responsibility, and one that I can’t and won’t just ignore.”

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