Tag Archive: Jean-Eric Vergne

Jun 06

Vergne hoping to prove a point at Le Mans

24 Hours of Le Mans

Vergne hoping to prove a point at Le MansJean-Eric Vergne believes his first experience of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will aid his transition into becoming a top-flight sportscar racer in the FIA World Endurance Championship. 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 22

“I can’t wait to do the 24 Hours of Le Mans.” – Jean-Eric Vergne (Oreca)

The French driver is impatient to hit the 24 Hours circuit to say the least

Jean-Eric Vergne (Oreca): "I can't wait to do the 24 Hours of Le Mans."Jean-Eric Vergne will debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next month and join forces with Tor Graves and Jonathan Hirschi in the #24 Oreca 07-Gibson entered by CEFC Manor TRS Team China in the LMP2 class.

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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

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 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 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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Apr 13

WEC: Vergne relishing debut with CEFC Manor TRS

Among several big name additions to the new-look LMP2 class this season is Jean-Eric Vergne

2017-04-02-0064One of France’s most successful drivers over the last decade, Vergne will make his WEC debut for the CEFC Manor TRS team at Silverstone this coming weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Gutierrez pleased with points on debut

Gutierrez has replaced Ma Qing Hua as Jean-Eric Vergne’s team-mate at TECHEETAH for the remainder of the season.

Esteban Gutierrez scored points on his Formula E debut, despite having never driven the all-electric racing car in anger previously. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 25

Di Grassi: Everyone has raised their game

Something unusual happened in Marrakesh

It wasn’t Felix Rosenqvist bagging pole on only his second race – given his previous record on street tracks, he was always going to be a contender sooner or later. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 21

Esteban Gutierrez joins TECHEETAH Formula E Team

Gutierrez will replace Ma Qing Hua in car number 33 but Ma will remain with the team as the third driver.

TECHEETAH Formula E team has officially announced that Esteban Gutierrez will partner Jean-Eric Vergne at the Chinese team for the remainder of 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship, including the Julius Baer Mexico City ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

WEC: Jean-Éric Vergne joins CEFC Manor TRS Racing

“I’m extremely happy to join CEFC Manor TRS Racing for the WEC season”

Jean-Eric VergneCEFC Manor TRS Racing extends their driver line up for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship with ex Formula 1 driver Jean-Éric Vergne. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

TECHEETAH reveals new look ahead of Hong Kong

Ma Qing Hua will partner Jean-Eric Vergne behind the wheel of the new chrome gold/matt black car

TECHEETAH Formula E Team today officially revealed its new team logo, car livery and driver line-up ahead of the opening round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

Vergne fastest on penultimate day of testing

Lap times continue to tumble on second day of the final test at Donington Park

Vergne fastest on penultimate day of testingJean-Eric Vergne (TECHEETAH) made it two days in a row as the fastest driver at the final pre-season test at Donington Park. In the process, Vergne, along with Sebastien Buemi (Renault e.Dams), broke the unofficial lap record around the Donington Park GP circuit on three separate occasions and finished the day clocking a 1:29.196s. 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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May 13

Vettel denies Red Bull programme has negative impact

“You have to give a lot of positives for the programme”
Sebastian Vettel says Red Bull should be celebrated for offering chances to younger drivers rather than pilloried for the way it is deemed to exert control over their careers. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 03

Pirelli testing today at Fiorano circuit

The team’s test driver Jean-Eric Vergne is driving a F1 Ferrari F14-T

Pirelli The tyres are the 2016 size and contain a number of prototype elements as we start developing larger tyres for 2017: the first season of a new three-year programme for Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

Salvador Duran heads FanBoost leaderboard

Local hero leads the way ahead of Saturday’s Mexico City ePrix

Local hero leads the way ahead of Saturday’s Mexico City ePrixLocal hero Salvador Duran has taken the 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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Feb 29

FanBoost open for Mexico City ePrix

Vote now on web, app and social

Vote now on web, app and socialVoting is now open for FanBoost ahead of the Mexico City ePrix on March 12. 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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