Tag Archive: London

Nov 22

NextEV launches world’s fastest electric car

FIA Formula E Championship manufacturer NextEV launched its all-electric NIO EP9 road car at a glamorous event at the Saatchi Gallery in London

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The electric supercar has achieved a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschliefe. On October 12th 2016, the EP9 lapped the 20.8km ‘Green Hell’ in 7m05.12s, marking it out as the fastest electric car in the world. Additionally, on November 4th, it smashed the EV record at Circuit Paul Ricard in France, recording a time of 1m52.78s, eclipsing the previous record of 2m40s. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Prost wins from Senna in London to take Formula E titles down to the wire

“That’s the kind of race you always want: to start from the front and then just control it. It was fantastic” – Nico Prost

Prost wins from Senna in London to take Formula E titles down to the wire Renault e.dams extended its lead in the FIA Formula E championship with an emphatic victory for Nico Prost in the first race of the weekend at the Visa London ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

The Formula E Battery: A Q&A with Paul McNamara, Williams Advanced Engineering

After two seasons of Formula E

Williams logo As we approach the 2016/17 FIA Formula E season finale, culminating in a double-header in London’s Battersea Park, we caught up with Paul McNamara, Technical Director at Williams Advanced Engineering, to see how the battery has developed in season two and how this technology might impact the future of the automotive industry. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Venturi Automobiles final 2 races in London

VenturiGP also still has a chance to close the season in the top-5 teams ranking

Venturi Formula E Team logo The FIA Formula-E Championship series Season 2 is going to come to a close in London’s Battersea Park with an exciting double header on Saturday and Sunday July 2nd and 3rd. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

McLaren-Honda announces new lifestyle partnership with Michael Kors

McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a new partnership with Michael Kors

2016-06-22 - McLaren-Honda announces new lifestyle partnership with Michael Kors The internationally renowned luxury accessories and ready-to-wear brand becomes the official lifestyle partner of the team.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Adelaide looks to host electric car race

The international electric-car motorsports series Formula E would be “a good fit for South Australia”.

Formula E - Adelaide looks to host electric car race Australian city is contemplating hosting an electric car race to complement its other major sporting events as well as its push for carbon neutrality.

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May 26

Formula E brings fans closer to their heroes than ever before

Get the chance to race against your favourite Formula E drivers

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302275/spacesuit-media-marta-rovatti-studihrad-formula-e-berlin-2016-hr-_mgr5211.jpgHave you ever wondered if you’re as quick as a professional racing driver? Well now’s your opportunity to put your skills to the test to earn the chance to race wheel-to-wheel against your favourite Formula E drivers in London. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Formula E among the list of winners at the BT Sport Industry Awards

Formula E receive the Cutting Edge Sport Award

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301826/_w2q1808-1.jpgThe FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric racing series, took home the Cutting Edge Sport Award at the BT Sport Industry Awards in London last night. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

WEC: An Aston Martin Vantage takes flight in London (+video)

The publicity event follows in the footsteps of the Ford GT

The Aston Martin Vantage took a bird’s eye view of London this week when team sponsor Mount Anvil perched the #95 car on the roof of the Dollar Bay tower in the Canary Wharf business district. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

WEC: A Ford GT in the streets of London!

Six is the number of drivers who will take the start at the 6 Hours of Silverstone on April 17th

If you live in London or are spending time in the British capital, you are lucky enough to have the opportunity to see a Ford GT driving downtown on a route that replicates the layout of Silverstone, site of the first round of the 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 29

WEC: Presentation for the 6 Hours of Silverstone in London on March 23rd

Which site in the heart of London will host the stars of the WEC?

Every year, the World Endurance Championship (WEC) selects a famous London location to present the 6 Hours of Silverstone – opening round of the season since 2013 – which will take place on April 17, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

London Grand Prix idea raised – again

Impending government proposals have resurrected dreams of an F1 race on the streets of the English capital…

London Grand Prix idea raised – againThe prospect of an F1 race taking place on the streets – or, more specifically, in the parks – of London has surfaced once again as the sport’s off-season downtime allows for daydreaming. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Honours for Porsche and Audi awarded by the BRDC

We are deep in the middle of prize-giving and awards season, and that of the British Racing Drivers’ Club was held on Monday in London

Owners of the Silverstone Circuit in the UK, the Club was founded in 1928 and has been recognising excellence in British and Commonwealth motorsport since that time. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Sebastian Vettel crowned Champion of Champions in London

Following Team England 1’s triumph in last night’s ROC Nations Cup

2015-11-21 Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel put in a stunning performance to eclipse 19 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

Team England 1’s Priaulx and Plato win ROC Nations Cup at home in London

Legends from the world’s biggest motor sport series teamed up in pairs to battle for national and regional pride

2015-11-20_0068 Team England 1’s Andy Priaulx and Jason Plato are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2015 ROC Nations Cup in front of their home fans at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

COUNTDOWN TO ROC 2015: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2015 in London will be the 27th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Race Of Champions logo London’s former Olympic Stadium is the 12th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, London’s Wembley Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris.

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Nov 19

Motor sport legends prepare for this week’s Race Of Champions

The ROC 2015 field features no less than six current F1 drivers

ROC - Motor sport legends prepare for this week's Race Of Champions Many of the world’s greatest drivers put in their first laps of London’s former Olympic Stadium today ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions.

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Nov 19

Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy to replace injured MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo

Lorenzo suffered second degree burns to his leg as he celebrated winning his third MotoGP World Championship

Race Of Champions logo Six-time Olympic cycling gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy will have the chance to show off his skills on four wheels tomorrow evening after he was drafted in to replace Jorge Lorenzo in the ROC Nations Cup at London’s former Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Where to watch ROC 2015 on TV around the world

Broadcasters showing ROC 2015 live

Where to watch ROC 2015 on TV around the world The 2015 Race Of Champions is coming to London on Friday and Saturday – and television coverage will be available via a range of outlets all over the world, so no one should miss out on any of the action from London’s former Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Driving legends to compete in karts after Saturday’s Race Of Champions

The karts join a stunning line-up of machinery including the Mercedes-AMG GT S, Ariel Atom Cup and Radical SR3 RSX

Race Of Champions logo Crowds at London’s former Olympic Stadium are in for a special treat this weekend as the assembled driving legends take to the track for a kart race following Saturday’s individual Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

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