Get Inspired: Sam Bird on his journey into motorsport

"When I was 8 years old I used to write letters to my parents saying please let me go carting!"

Racing driver Sam Bird tells Get Inspired about his journey into motorsport.

Bird, 28, is now competing in the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship - the world's first fully-electric motor racing series.

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