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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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Jan 15

Bloom and DiCaprio star on the streets of Marrakesh

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has had its fair share of famous faces through its gates in the past

After former Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg did the rounds in Hong Kong after declaring he was “definitely interested” in joining the series, Round Three saw Orlando Bloom and Leonardo DiCaprio get to grips with all-electric racing in the streets of Marrakesh. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Rosenqvist victorious in 2018 ABB FIA Formula E Marrakesh E-Prix

Rosenqvist moves to top of standings after victory in Marrakesh

Felix Rosenqvist bided his time and made amends for missing out on victory in Marrakesh last year with a late move on Sebastien Buemi to clinch his second consecutive win of the season.
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Jan 13

Buemi back as he clinches the Julius Baer Pole Position in Marrakesh (+video)

After a leaving Hong Kong with just one point, this could be the comeback the Swiss driver

Clinching the Julius Baer Pole Position – his ninth in his ABB FIA Formula E career – was last year’s race winner and Renault e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi with a time of 1:20.355.

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Jan 11

Guide: Welcome to the 2018 ABB FIA Formula E Marrakesh E-Prix

New year, new start…new E-Prix

That’s right, fans and followers, Round Three of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship is very nearly upon us, as we prepare to go green in Marrakesh on January 13 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

ABB joins Formula E as title partner of electric street racing series

ABB and Formula E partner to write the future of e-mobility

Partnership is a first of its kind and will see ABB put its name to the newly-titled ABB FIA Formula E Championship.  Formula E is teaming-up with ABB in a ground-breaking new collaboration as the title partner of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and putting its name to the electric street racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Jose Maria Lopez replaces Neel Jani at DRAGON

Lopez, a two-time podium-finisher, joined Formula E ahead of last season

DRAGON has announced that former DS Virgin Racing driver and three-time FIA WTCC world champion Jose Maria Lopez will replace Neel Jani and race alongside Jerome D’Ambrosio for the remainder of the 2017/18 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 04

Formula E rookie test driver line-up revealed

Joel Eriksson to test for DS Virgin Racing

The official entry list for the rookie test, taking place on January 14 in Marrakesh has today been announced.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

Rossiter and Mako to test for TECHEETAH

The official rookie test day

With less than a month to go until Round Three of the FIA Formula E Championship in Marrakesh on January 13, TECHEETAH announced that British driver James Rossiter and Frederic Makowiecki will represent the team at the official rookie test in Marrakesh. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 16

Colton Herta to test for Andretti

“It’s the best Christmas present I could’ve gotten”

With less than a month to go until Round Three of the FIA Formula E Championship, MS&AD Andretti announce Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing Indy Lights driver Colton Herta will make his Formula E debut in Marrakesh on January 14. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

“All the best brands in the world are here fighting” – Nico Rosberg

“The location is awesome, it is very special”

Since the inaugural E-Prix in Beijing’s Olympic Park in 2014, there have been a fair few famous names pass through the gates of the FIA Formula E Championship over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

New rivals: the street circuit specialists

Let the streets decide

Flick back through the pages of human history and what becomes clear is that, ever since time began, mankind has turned to the street to settle its rivalries.

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Dec 08

Allez, allez: Paris E-Prix Tickets on sale!

Who remembers Sebastien Buemi’s emotional victory for home team Renault e.dams in the grounds of Les Invalides in Paris?

It was a moment the 29-year-old Swiss driver will cherish forever as 46,000 fans flocked to the circuit over the course of the event to see all-electric street racing at its finest. Missed it? No problem as on April 28 2018, it’s time to do it all again as 10 teams and 20 drivers take to the streets as the FIA Formula E Championship returns to Paris.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Formula E returns to Punta del Este

This was confirmed following the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris

It’s official, Season Four of the FIA Formula E Championship is underway after an exhilarating double-header in Hong Kong but, with another 12 rounds of all-electric street racing to come, we’re only just getting started.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

Audi not to appeal against decision to disqualify Abt

Audi has decided not to appeal against the disqualification of Daniel Abt in Hong Kong

The German had won the second race of the double-header weekend in Hong Kong, but was retrospectively excluded from the classification due to a mismatch between part numbers in the technical passport of the car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

Rosenqvist promoted to top step after post-race penalty for Abt

Rosenqvist elevated to first position in Hong Kong after Abt stripped of maiden victory for technical infringement

Felix Rosenqvist was elevated to first place in Hong Kong and earned his second victory in the FIA Formula E Championship, after Daniel Abt was disqualified for a technical infringement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

Many happy returns: Abt sails to victory in Hong Kong harbour

Daniel Abt took the lead with only two laps to complete

After a steady start under the Qualcomm Safety Car, Round Two of the HKT Hong Kong E-Prix ended in drama as Venturi Formula E driver Edoardo Mortara handed victory to Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler’s Daniel Abt on his 25 Birthday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Bird clinches season-opener in Hong Kong despite picking-up penalty

DS Virgin Racing driver wins against the odds on Hong Kong Central Harbourfront as di Grassi and Buemi hit trouble.

The FIA Formula E Championship sparked into life for the start of the new season with a gripping opening contest in Hong Kong, where Sam Bird sealed a surprise victory despite picking up a penalty for not stopping in his allocated space during the mid-race car swap. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

BMW i extends partnership as Official Vehicle Partner of Formula E

German manufacturer to continue to provide the BMW i8 used as the Qualcomm Safety Car as well as other models
BMW i has today extended its partnership with the FIA Formula E Championship as Official Vehicle Partner – continuing its ties with the electric street racing series as part of a multi-year agreement.

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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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