Tag Archive: Jean-Eric Vergne

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 »

Jan 25

FanBoost open for Buenos Aires ePrix

Vote now on web, app and social

Vote now on web, app and socialVoting is now open for FanBoost ahead of the Buenos Aires ePrix on February 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Buemi flies in Punta test

Vergne a strong second as the times tumble

Vergne a strong second as the times tumbleSebastien Buemi carried on his strong form in Punta del Este, topping the times in the only mid-season test by over half a second. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Sarrazin heads tight battle for FanBoost win

Leaders separated by one per cent as Sam Bird closes in

Leaders separated by one per cent as Sam Bird closes inStephane Sarrazin and Jean-Eric Vergne are locked in a tight battle at the top of the FanBoost leaderboard, as they fight it out to receive an extra 100kJ of power for the Julius Baer Punta del Este ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sep 11

Haas rules out Alexander Rossi F1 move

“There is nobody out there at the moment” – Gunther Steiner

2014-06-07_0069 Haas F1 says it won’t be signing an American driver to its team for its inaugural Formula 1 World Championship season in 2016, ending Alexander Rossi’s hopes of making the step from GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

DS Virgin unveils new livery (+video)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise joins team as sponsor

Hewlett Packard Enterprise joins team as sponsorDS Virgin has revealed its striking new livery for its DSV-01, which Sam Bird and Jean-Eric Vergne will race in season two of the Formula E championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Entry list confirmed for days three and four at Donington

There are two new faces

See the full driver list for the third and fourth day of testing The names of the drivers have been announced who will take part in the third and fourth day of pre-season testing at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Entry list for second day of pre-season testing

See the driver list for the second day of testing at Donington Park

FIA Formula E Championship logo Following the opening day of pre-season testing for the 2015-2016 FIA Formula E Championship, teams have announced their drivers for day two at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Vergne quickest in second practice

Andretti driver fastest in final practice

Andretti driver fastest in final practiceJean-Eric Vergne set the fastest time in the second qualifying session for Saturday’s Visa London ePrix ahead of championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr and e.dams-Renault driver Nicolas Prost. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

China Racing driver, Nelson Piquet Jr., scored his second race win in the FIA Formula E

Piquet Jr. strengthens his lead in the drivers´ standings

Nelson Piquet Jr. - photo Getty Images García lost one minute during his pit stop due to a problem. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Vergne takes lead on #FanBoost leaderboard

D’Ambrosio still on course for maiden win

D’Ambrosio still on course for maiden winAndretti Formula E racer Jean-Eric Vergne is on course for a record-extending sixth #FanBoost win. The Frenchman has already received the backing of the public five times so far during his Formula E career, and with three days to go before the Moscow ePrix, he is currently at the top of the leaderboard. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Driver line-up the same for Monaco ePrix

The same 20 drivers will contest the forthcoming Monaco ePrix for the third race in a row. 

Trulli confirms Liuzzi for round sevenTrulli has confirmed that Vitantonio Liuzzi will remain with the team for the Monaco ePrix, which together with Scott Speed lining up again with Jean-Eric Vergne at Andretti and Charles Pic staying with China Racing, means there are no changes in the driver line-up for the third race in a row.

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Apr 08

Vergne: “It’s good to be back on the podium”

Andretti driver relieved to finish in top-three

Andretti driver relieved to finish in top-threeJean-Eric Vergne didn’t know whether to justify the grin on his face in parc ferme on a podium finish or just for completing the race distance.

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Apr 05

Crowds flock to watch Piquet triumph at Long Beach

More than 20,000 watch Brazilian become sixth different winner

More than 20,000 watch Brazilian become sixth different winnerThirty five years on, the Brazilian national anthem was played again at Long Beach to celebrate a Piquet victory. This afternoon, Nelson Jr. took his first Formula E win in the same spot where his father scored his maiden Formula 1 victory.

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