Tag Archive: DS Virgin Racing

Jul 16

Bird flies high with New York double

Bird treated the fans who packed the grandstands to a masterclass in overtaking

Sam Bird followed up his win in the inaugural FIA Formula E Qualcomm New York City ePrix with an emphatic victory in the second of the double header races held on the Brooklyn Circuit. 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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Feb 16

Sam Bird’s Buenos Aires track guide

Sam Bird won last season’s Buenos Aires ePrix for the DS Virgin Racing team

Here he reflects on his third Formula E win and what makes the track one of the best on the calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

DS Virgin Racing has signed Formula 1 development driver and GP2 race winner Alex Lynn as its reserve driver in a multi-year deal

Alex Lynn joins DS Virgin as Development Driver

Lynn, 23, brings a wealth of experience and success in single-seater racing, having won the Formula Renault UK and GP3 titles alongside multiple GP2 races. He has also been working as an F1 development driver with Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 07

Bono Huis tops first practice in Vegas

The 20 Formula E drivers and 10 sim racers got their first taste of the Las Vegas Strip circuit

Bono Huis (Faraday Future Dragon Racing) ended the opening practice session for the Visa Vegas eRace at the top of the timesheets ahead of Felix Rosenqvist (Mahindra Racing) and Graham Carroll (DS Virgin Racing). Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Formula E brings national hero home for 2017 Buenos Aires ePrix

The electric street racing series returns to Puerto Madero

Argentina’s only current reigning triple-world champion and DS Virgin Racing’s Formula E driver, Jose Maria Lopez, spoke today to express his excitement over racing in front of his home fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Flying Formula E start for WTCC champion López

WTCC champion José María López made an instant impact on his FIA Formula E debut by qualifying in the top three in Hong Kong

Flying Formula E start for WTCC champion LópezDespite being unable to run at full power during either practice session, the three-time winner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship outpaced his new DS Virgin Racing team-mate Sam Bird to take third place on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

DS Virgin Racing confirm new line up for 2016/17 Formula E Season

Jose Maria Lopez to partner British driver Sam Bird

DS Virgin Racing confirm new line up for 2016/17 FIA Formula E SeasonDS Virgin Racing have announced an all new line up for next season’s FIA Formula E Championship, with WTCC World Champion Jose Maria Lopez partnering British driver Sam Bird. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Vergne takes pole in Berlin

Buemi starts second in Germany

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302073/_l0u1666.jpgJean-Eric Vergne scored his first pole position as a DS Virgin Racing driver, to lead the way in qualifying for the BMW i Berlin ePrix.

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Mar 05

Sam Bird takes early FanBoost lead

Buenos Aires winner leads Salvador Duran

Buenos Aires winner leads Salvador DuranSam Bird has taken an early lead in the FanBoost standings as he bids to receive an extra 100kJ of energy for the inaugural Mexico City ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

DS Virgin Racing determined for success in Buenos Aires eprix

The track itself features 12 turns including a mix of high-speed corners, chicanes and hairpins

DS VR Neon Final Side-on DS Virgin Racing’s drivers Jean-Éric Vergne and Sam Bird will take on the 2.44km track set in the popular district of Puerto Madero next weekend in the forecast sweltering Argentinian heat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 17

Sarrazin overtakes Vergne to top FanBoost vote

Vergne slips to second ahead of DS Virgin team-mate Sam Bird

Vergne slips to second ahead of DS Virgin team-mate Sam BirdStephane Sarrazin has jumped ahead of Jean-Eric Vergne in the FanBoost leaderboard and is on course for an extra 100kJ of power for this weekend’s Punta del Este ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

Vergne takes early FanBoost lead for Punta del Este

Newcomer Oliver Rowland currently in second place

Newcomer Oliver Rowland currently in second placeDS Virgin Racing’s Jean-Eric Vergne has taken an early lead in the FanBoost vote for next weekend’s Punta del Este ePrix. The Frenchman, who also took an early lead in the FanBoost standings in the build up to the Putrajaya ePrix, received FanBoost five times in season one and is on course to receive a 100kJ boost for the December 19th race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

Inspiring future engineers

Students treated to trip of a lifetime in Formula E pitlane

Students treated to trip of a lifetime in Formula E pitlaneStudents from Heriot Watt University were treated to the trip of a lifetime when they were invited to be guests of the DS Virgin Racing team in the Putrajaya ePrix pitlane. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

Heidfeld leads FanBoost with one day to go

Turvey and Vergne also in position for 100kJ of additional energy

Turvey and Vergne also in position for 100kJ of additional energyFresh from scoring Mahindra Racing’s first podium in Formula E, Nick Heidfeld is currently leading the standings in the FanBoost voting for round two. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Vergne still holds FanBoost lead

Heidfeld and Piquet in top three ahead of Putrajaya ePrix

Heidfeld and Piquet in top three ahead of Putrajaya ePrixJean-Eric Vergne remains on course for an extra 100kJ of power in this weekend’s Putrajaya ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

DS Virgin Racing looking to repeat Malaysia magic

The Putrajaya Street Circuit is one of the most iconic on the Formula E calendar

Screen Shot 2015-10-28 at 09.45.05DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird will be looking to repeat his stunning 2014 victory in Putrajaya, when the FIA Formula E Championship returns to Malaysia next weekend.
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Oct 29

Vergne takes early FanBoost lead

Heidfeld and Senna make up the top three positions

Heidfeld and Senna make up the top three positionsDS Virgin Racing’s Jean-Eric Vergne leads the early running in the FanBoost vote for the Putrajaya ePrix. The Frenchman was a five-time FanBoost winner in season one and is on course for a sixth win ahead of the November 7 race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

DS Virgin Racing and OneAllSports announce new partnership

Motorsport branded goods specialists OneAllSports become Official Race Team Clothing Partner of DS Virgin Racing

DS VR Neon Final Rear 3-4 With a matter of days to go until the beginning of the second FIA Formula E season, the DS Virgin Racing team has announced a new partnership with OneAllSports, which will provide a new kit for the team to be debuted at the Olympic Park Circuit in Beijing on Saturday 24th October 2015 for the first race of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

DS Virgin Racing ready for action as season two of Formula E gets underway

The FIA Formula E championship returns for a second season in Beijing on 24 October

DS VR Neon Final Side-on DS Virgin Racing will take to the streets of Beijing soon with new drivers, new partners, a new powertrain and plenty of momentum.
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