Tag Archive: Alejandro Agag

Jan 30

Formula E and FIA release first digital images of Gen2 car

“The cars will be faster and will have almost double the amount of energy storage capacity and double the range”

Formula E and the FIA have released the first digital images of the next generation car for season five showcasing the futuristic new-look of the electric street racing series, with the covers coming off the physical model at the Geneva Motor Show on March 6.

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Jan 30

Teaser: the next generation Formula E car

September 2013 was a seminal moment for us here at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship

It was the moment the world caught its first glimpse of the future – the world’s first full-electric FIA-sanctioned single-seater racing car – when Formula E Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag and FIA President Jean Todt pulled the covers off at the Frankfurt motor show. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Teaser: the next generation Formula E car

September 2013 was a seminal moment for us here at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship

It was the moment the world caught its first glimpse of the future – the world’s first full-electric FIA-sanctioned single-seater racing car – when Formula E Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag and FIA President Jean Todt pulled the covers off at the Frankfurt motor show.

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Jan 22

Qatar Airways to be race title partner in Paris and New York

“We’re delighted that Qatar Airways has reaffirmed its commitment to Formula E ” – Alejandro Agag

Formula E has today announced that five-star carrier and the world’s fastest-growing airline Qatar Airways is extending its partnership with the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, becoming the race title partner for the Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix for a second year running, as well as putting its name to the season finale event in New York against the backdrop of Lower Manhattan.

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Dec 04

Yunfeng Capital becomes major shareholder in Enova Holdings Ltd

Regional partner of Formula E in Greater China

In the wake of a dramatic final race of the 2017 FIA Formula E HKT Hong Kong E-Prix, the all-electric racing series Founder & CEO Alejandro Agag announced that Yunfeng Capital is to become a major shareholder in Enova Holdings Ltd – Formula E’s regional partner in Greater China.

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Dec 01

Michelin renews partnership with Formula E as Official Tyre Supplier

Michelin to continue support of electric street racing series supplying all-weather tyres as part of multi-year deal

Michelin has renewed its partnership as Official Tyre Supplier of the FIA Formula E Championship, continuing to provide innovative high-performance all-weather tyres as part of a multi-year agreement until the end of 2021. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Formula E names Motorsport.com as official digital media partner

Formula E to amplify enhanced content with Motorsport.com as official digital media partner

Formula E has teamed-up with Motorsport Network to bring fans even more insight and behind the scenes access to the world of the electric street racing series, with additional news and video content shown throughout the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Christiana Figueres and Alain Prost to lead new Global Advisory Board

They will also be joined by Founder & CEO of Formula E Alejandro Agag

Charles Chao, Gerd Mauser, Martin Whitmarsh, Marco Parroni and Lucas di Grassi to help steer the future direction of Formula E as members of the newly-formed Global Advisory Board. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Nissan joins growing list of automotive brands in Formula E

Nissan is set to replace one of the existing validated manufacturer registrations for the 2018/19 season

Nissan is set to become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the FIA Formula E Championship – joining the electric street racing series in season five.

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Oct 20

Formula E broadens partnership with Eurosport across Europe

The FIA Formula E Championship has extended and broadened its partnership with Eurosport

That will see the broadcaster air every round of the electric street racing series across Europe for the very first time, starting from season four with the double-header in Hong Kong on December 2 & 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Formula E champions joined by home hero to launch Rome E-Prix (+video)

Reigning FIA Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi drove through the Eternal City

Gladiators of Formula E take to the streets of Italian capitalThe three champions of Formula E were joined by the newest addition on the grid, for a scenic drive on the streets of Rome to launch the inaugural race in the Italian capital on April 14. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

From the top: Alejandro Agag speaks ahead of Season Four

The big, big news was the addition of Zurich to the race calendar

With the sun beginning to set on the official pre-season test in Valencia, Formula E founder and CEO Alejandro Agag explains his raison d’être for choosing the Circuit Ricardo Tormo over Donnington Park, why season four may just be the most exciting yet and how Formula E is becoming a destination for some of the best drivers in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Formula E brings racing return to Switzerland

Formula E set to make its debut in Zurich and bring circuit racing back to Switzerland on June 10

The FIA Formula E Championship will once again make history in the upcoming season – bringing circuit racing back to Switzerland for the first time in over 60 years, with the inaugural Zurich E-Prix set to take place on June 10.

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Sep 19

Formula E announces partnership with The Climate Group

Electric street racing series joins forces with leading companies to fast-track uptake of electric vehicles

Formula E has teamed up with The Climate Group as a Global Ambassador for EV100 – to help promote the widespread uptake of electric vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Formula E and Jaguar to launch support series in season five (+video)

Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY to run alongside select Formula E races from 2018/19 season

Formula E and Jaguar to launch support series in season five 4Jaguar has today unveiled plans for a fully-electric support series to run alongside select races in the FIA Formula E Championship from season five – titled the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY.
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Jul 28

Porsche set to compete in Formula E from 2019-20 season

German manufacturer confirms its intention to enter Formula E in season six

(L-R) Oliver Blume, Alejandro Agag and Michael SteinerPorsche has today revealed plans for a factory-backed works team to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship starting in season six. As part of a new strategy and realignment of Porsche’s existing motorsport programme, the German manufacturer has committed to join Formula E from the 2019/20 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Mercedes Benz commits to Formula E, departs DTM

Formula E entry for Season 6 in 2019/20

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM departure at the end of the 2018 season. Toto Wolff: “Our years in the DTM will always be held high as a major chapter in our motorsport history.”

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Jul 14

Formula E to stage first zero-emission ePrix

Ahead of the eagerly-anticipated event making its debut at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on July 15/16

The FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series – is joining forces with Enel to offset the emissions of the inaugural race in New York, making it the first-ever zero-emission event in the championship’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

World Championship promoters meet to discuss calendar harmonisation

An important and fruitful meeting took place yesterday in Monaco to discuss harmonisation of sporting calendars in the future

World Championship promoters meet to discuss calendar harmonisationHosting the meeting was President of the FIA, Jean Todt, and FIA Secretary General for Sport, Peter Bayer, and they welcomed Formula One’s Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Global Director, Promoter and Business Relations Chloe Targett-Adams, FIA World Endurance Championship CEO Gérard Neveu and Formula E Holdings CEO Alejandro Agag. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

“Formula E is part of a technical revolution” – Agag

“Formula E is more than just a race. Formula E is part of the technology revolution in the motor industry”

Alejandro Agag, Founder and CEO of the FIA Formula E Championship, asserted that the all-electric racing series can play a key role in helping to provide a vision for sustainable mobility in a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, today. Read the rest of this entry »

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