Category Archive: Formula E

Aug 15

Season review: Ma Qing Hua

Given the potency of the Renault powertrain, the latent potential was there

2017-07-30_13927Given that there was very little in the way of pre-season testing for Ma or his TECHEETAH team, it was always going to be a tough start to the new championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Venturi optimises his department of communication

While season 3 of Formula-E has just ended, the teams are already at work

2017-07-30_13319The communication service will be entrusted to Fabrice Brouwers as from 1st September 2017.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Honda ‘to take a deep breath’ over the F1 summer shutdown

McLaren-Honda enjoyed its best race of the season in Hungary

2017-06-11_1438Having wrapped up Formula 1 testing at the Hungaroring, Honda’s principal engineer Satoshi Nakamura says the Japanese manufacturer will pause over the summer break have trailed new power unit parts as part of its continual hunt for performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Buemi: no championship has a brighter future

Both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche confirmed that they would be joining the series in Season 6

2017-07-30_13281Ex-Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi reckons that the all-electric racing series is the place to be for manufacturers in motorsport right now. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Jean-Eric Vergne: Finally!

Here’s what the drivers made of the event

2017-07-30-2715The Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix was the perfect way to end the 2016/17 Formula E season, with a championship battle that had all the twists and turns of a rollercoaster, two thrilling races, and a fabulous track that rewarded the fans who packed the sold-out grandstands with fantastic entertainment.

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Aug 01

Formula E Founder and CEO believes the 2016/17 season has been a ‘take-off’ one for the championship

“This has been our take-off season” – Agag

2017-07-28-1012The season finale in Montreal was sold out, with the packed grandstands treated to a typically unpredictable race.

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Jul 31

Williams Advanced Engineering brings Motorsport Technology to Brompton Electric

Brompton launched its latest product that draws on Williams Advanced Engineering’s know-how 

Williams logoHaving had four and even six wheel racers in its famous history, Williams has now lent its technology to two wheels as part of Williams Advanced Engineering’s latest project, the Brompton Electric. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Champion di Grassi crowned at Montreal Gala

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

New Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi was officially crowned at the end of season awards gala in Montreal.

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Jul 31

Mahindra Racing ended the season on the podium at Montreal Circuit

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-30-2734Rosenqvist scored another pole position on Sunday and drove to second place in second race. Heidfeld finished 5th at season finale.

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Jul 30

Vergne victorious, di Grassi crowned champion

Renault e.dams retains teams’ title for third consecutive season

2017-07-29_0055Lucas di Grassi is the new FIA Formula E champion after taking a solid seventh place in the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 30

DS Virgin Racing ends season on high with podium for Jose Maria Lopez

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-29-1169Third place for Jose Maria Lopez in Formula E Montreal ePrix season finale. Sam Bird secures fourth position in the race and overall in the drivers’ standings. DS Virgin Racing claims fourth in the constructors’ championship.

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Jul 30

Three out of three: Three titles for Renault e.dams in three seasons of FIA Formula E championship

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-29-1924Created three years ago, the FIA Formula E championship saw Renault confirm its supremacy. The performance and energy of Renault e.dams was duly rewarded today, as the French squad was crowned FIA Formula E champions for a third consecutive season. They are currently the only team in the category who has won the teams’ title.

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Jul 30

Techeetah claims First Formula E win in season finale

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-29_0287Jean-Eric Vergne claimed his first Formula E win, and the debut victory for the TECHEETAH Formula E Team, in a tense finale to the 2016/17 FIA Formula E season.

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Jul 30

Mahindra Racing celebrates third in Formula E Championships with podium finish to best-ever season

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-29-1053Comeback in second double-header race delivers final podium of 2016-17 FIA Formula E season. Third place in Teams’ Championship and Drivers’ Championship highlights best-ever result. Mahindra Racing stormed to ten individual podiums in season three, including two double podiums.

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Jul 30

Debut Formula E year concludes for Panasonic Jaguar Racing in Montreal focus now shifts towards season four and new Jaguar I-TYPE

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-29-1976Panasonic Jaguar Racing brought their debut season in FIA Formula to a close today in Montréal with both Jaguar I-TYPEs racing hard but ultimately missing out on further points.  Mitch Evans lined up P17 and Adam Carroll P19 after a difficult qualifying session with track temperatures noticeably warmer than yesterday.

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Jul 30

Vergne wins, di Grassi is champion

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-28_0206Lucas di Grassi is the new Formula E series champion after taking seventh place in the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 30

Rosenqvist takes pole as Buemi struggles

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-29-1375Felix Rosenqvist gave his hopes of taking third place in the 2016/17 Formula E Championship a huge boost by taking the Julius Baer Pole Position for this afternoon’s Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 30

How Buemi can still be champion

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-29-1060With six wins from 11 races, it seems inconceivable that Sebastien Buemi is only an outsider to defend his Formula E title.

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Jul 29

Di Grassi win sets up thrilling finale

Buemi charges back from 16th to fourth, but underweight car results in disqualification

2017-07-29-2463For the first time this season there is a different name at the top of the FIA Formula E Championship points table, after Lucas di Grassi delivered a near-perfect performance to win the inaugural Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 29

A difficult day for Renault e.dams

Both titles to be decided tomorrow 

2017-07-29-1924After a thrilling race but with mixed emotions, Renault e.dams remain on top of the standings with a 33-point advantage.

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