Ms Munnings feels Extreme E can match the success of its predecessor and says the championship has the potential to change perceptions of electric vehicles as manufacturers look desperately to make the switch.
She told Express.co.uk: “Don’t get me wrong, I’m the first person to say I’ve been a petrolhead and I am a petrolhead.
“I grew up watching rally cars going through forests feeling the ground rumble. That’s how I fell in love with the sport.
“I think it’s just about change. Motorsport exists because manufacturers use it as marketing to sell cars, that’s why we do what we do at the end of the day.