Category Archive: Formula E

May 25

How Formula E inspired NIO ‘Ring record breaker

Peter Dumbrek lapped the 20.8km of the ‘green hell’ in just 6m45.9s in the EP9

Electric racing knowhow gained in the white-hot competition of Formula E, was put to great use as the NIO EP9 established a new lap record for a road car around the world-famous Nurburgring Nordschliefe. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Formula E and FIA join forces with UN Environment

The multi-year partnership will focus on raising awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series, has joined forces with UN Environment to launch a global partnership in the fight to improve inner-city air quality – continuing to boost the profile of alternative energy solutions and the increased uptake of electric vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Vergne made Sustainability Ambassador in Paris

The FIA Formula E Championship has appointed Jean-Eric Vergne as its first Sustainability Ambassador

The move is part of the series’ environmentally responsible commitments it signed up to during the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix, joining other world class sporting events such as Roland Garros, the Tour de France and the Paris 2014 Olympic Bid. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Buemi hands Renault e.dams emotional Paris win

Formula E returns with the Berlin ePrix at the historic Tempelhof Airport on June 10/11

Sebastien Buemi gave Renault e.dams its most important win of the year by producing a dominant display in front of its home crowd in the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Renault e.dams win the Paris ePrix

Renault e.dams enjoyed a successful Qatar Airways Paris ePrix

Renault e.dams win the Paris ePrixEarlier this morning, in cold temperatures, Seb Buemi topped the timesheets for Free Practice 1 with a fastest laptime of 1:01.998s.

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May 20

Robocar makes public track debut

The car completed a number of laps of the Les Invalides circuit

Robocar, the world’s first fully autonomous racing car, made its public track debut, as it ran in front of the packed grandstands assembled for the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Buemi denies JEV Qatar Airways Paris ePrix pole

Buemi sets the pace in opening Paris practice

Sebastien Buemi will start this afternoon’s Qatar Airways Paris ePrix from the Julius Baer Pole Position after denying Jean-Eric Vergne by the closet margin in Formula E history. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Formula e Renault eDams R.S. 16 in action in Paris alongside the ZOE e-Sport Concept

Paris ePrix

Formula e Renault eDams R.S. 16 in action in Paris alongside the ZOE e-Sport ConceptDrivers Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost, respectively leader and 3rd in the world Formula e Championship, will be eager to shine in the colors of Renault in the French capital. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Venturi Formula E Team Paris ePrix preview

Team Venturi with two local heroes in Paris

Venturi Formula E Team Paris ePrix previewFrenchman #1: Stephane Sarrazin wants to repeat the good result he secured last year. Frenchman #2: Tom Dillmann replaces impeded regular Maro Engel. Circuit around the ‘Les Invalides’ complex the shortest on the Formula E calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

‘It would have looked bad’ – Vergne explains Red Bull 2015 snub

“It was a frustrating situation, definitely.”

‘It would have looked bad’ - Vergne explains Red Bull 2015 snubJean-Eric Vergne has explained the reasons behind Red Bull’s decision to overlook him for a Formula 1 seat in 2015 despite being told he would get a drive if Sebastian Vettel left the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Formula E helps to leave lasting legacy in Paris

Donating a zero-emissions glycerine generator to boost charging infrastructure and leave a lasting legacy

Formula E – the electric street racing series – arrives in the French capital for the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix ahead of round six of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship on Saturday, May 20. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Panasonic Jaguar Racing ready to electrify the city of Paris

Local school children drove mini Jaguar I-TYPE

Panasonic Jaguar Racing ready to electrify the city of Paris 2Yesterday, Wednesday 17 May, the city of Paris saw Formula E team, Panasonic Jaguar Racing giving children an introduction to racing with a mini ePrix at Champs de Mars in front of the Eiffel Tower.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Renault e.dams 2017 Paris ePrix preview 

The team is more determined than ever to try to claim a first victory on home soil

Renault e.dams 2017 Paris ePrix preview For the sixth round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship, Renault e.dams moves to the Invalides, the iconic circuit in the heart of the Parisian capital for the second time in Formula E history.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Mike Conway is set for Formula E return

After being drafted in a month ago to replace regular driver Loic Duval

Mike Conway is set for Formula E returnMike Conway makes his Formula E return this week in the Paris ePrix racing for the Faraday Future Dragon Racing team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Antonio Felix da Costa’s Paris track guide

It’s one of the most technical tracks of the season and it’s very low grip in general

If it’s cold again like it was last year, it’s going to be hard for us to get the heat into the tyres and into that optimum area but just adds to the challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 16

Paris stats: Buemi’s records analysed

The Swiss star has been a near permanent presence at the head of the field

Sebastien Buemi’s win in the Monaco ePrix last time out was his 10th in the series, making him the first driver in Formula E history to reach double figures. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Di Grassi fights Buemi to the finish in Monaco (updated)

Buemi made a perfect start and soon established a comfortable lead over his title rival

Sebastien Buemi withstood enormous pressure from Lucas di Grassi to claim his fourth FIA Formula E Championship win of the season and extend his points lead to 15. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Sebastien Buemi claimed his first Julius Baer Pole Position of the season in a thrilling qualifying session in Monaco

Buemi takes first pole of the season in Monaco

Buemi was only third fastest in the group stages as Jean-Eric Vergne and the impressive Maro Engel set the pace. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Buemi: Di Grassi has been lucky

Buemi saw his championship lead cut to just five points after di Grassi won last time out in Mexico

Defending Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi reckons his nearest title rival Lucas di Grassi has been lucky so far this season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

“I’m fine and feeling good” – Robin Frijns

The 25-year-old Dutchman was out running when the injury struck

Andretti star Robin Frijns says he is fit and ready to race in Saturday’s Monaco ePrix despite injuring his knee in training two weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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