*NEWS FLASH* - Greatest F1 driver ever joins Formula E
You now have an actual reason to watch
You read that title correctly, the greatest Formula One racer of all time has agreed to join Formula E.
The Formula E series is about to get the jolt it needed as Formula One legend, Kamui Kobayashi, has agreed to join the Andretti team.
The Japanese racing master will be teamed with Antonio Felix da Costa and will be in place for the season opener in Hong Kong during December 2-3 weekend.
"First of all, I would like to thank to Michael, the whole Andretti Formula E team and MS&AD insurance for giving me this wonderful opportunity to race at the Hong Kong EPRIX," said Kobayashi.
Extremely unfounded reports mention that he might have said "this is going to be so easy, I'll probably go slowly for the first couple of laps, just so they feel like they have a chance of winning."
This is the perfect time take a look at the best bits of Kamui Kobayashi:
Kobayashi is, without doubt, my favourite driver of all time.
What's that? You want to see more? Well of course. Here is Kobayashi overtaking two time world champion, Fernando Alonso, in his Ferrari:
Video Credit: Brendan Zivcic