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Aug 01

Formula E Founder and CEO believes the 2016/17 season has been a ‘take-off’ one for the championship

“This has been our take-off season” – Agag

2017-07-28-1012The season finale in Montreal was sold out, with the packed grandstands treated to a typically unpredictable race.

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Jul 31

Champion di Grassi crowned at Montreal Gala

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New Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi was officially crowned at the end of season awards gala in Montreal.

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Jul 30

Vergne victorious, di Grassi crowned champion

Renault e.dams retains teams’ title for third consecutive season

2017-07-29_0055Lucas di Grassi is the new FIA Formula E champion after taking a solid seventh place in the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 30

Vergne wins, di Grassi is champion

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2017-07-28_0206Lucas di Grassi is the new Formula E series champion after taking seventh place in the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 29

Di Grassi win sets up thrilling finale

Buemi charges back from 16th to fourth, but underweight car results in disqualification

2017-07-29-2463For the first time this season there is a different name at the top of the FIA Formula E Championship points table, after Lucas di Grassi delivered a near-perfect performance to win the inaugural Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 29

A difficult day for Renault e.dams

Both titles to be decided tomorrow 

2017-07-29-1924After a thrilling race but with mixed emotions, Renault e.dams remain on top of the standings with a 33-point advantage.

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Jul 29

Di Grassi takes pole, cuts gap to seven points

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2017-07-29_0047Lucas di Grassi has reduced his deficit to Sebastien Buemi in the championship fight to just seven points, by taking the Julius Baer Pole Position for today’s first Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

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Jul 29

Di Grassi strikes first in Montreal

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17-07-29_0000.jpgLucas di Grassi got his Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix weekend off to the perfect start by setting the pace in the first free practice session.

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Jul 29

Stat attack: Buemi v di Grassi

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-28_0187Over the 31 Formula E races held so far, 51 drivers have taken part. While some like Alex Fontana or Fabio Leimer will be killer answer in a future series of Pointless, two drivers have strode over the championship like the Titans of Greek mythology.

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Jul 27

The season so far: the final chapter

The inaugural Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix brings the curtain down on the 2016/17 Formula E season

2017-07-26_0001The third installment of the all-electric street racing series brought about the arrival of two new teams and a host of new tracks and drivers, but heading onto the finishing straight it’s two of the series’ most experienced drivers and two of its stalwart teams that are advancing towards the silverware.

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Jul 26

How the Season 3 title can be won

And then there were four

After over nine months, almost 1000 kilometres of racing across 10 hard-fought races, the 2016/2017 Formula E season draws to a conclusion this weekend in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

FanBoost opens for first Montreal race

Voting is now open for the Saturday race in the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix double header

The first Formula E race to be held in Canada is part one of the season finale double header and is thus the penultimate opportunity to boost your favourite driver this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Renault e.dams Montreal ePrix 2017 preview – The Season Finale

After months of preparation and hard work, this is where everything is decided

Renault e.dams Montreal ePrix 2017 preview - The Season FinaleRenault e.dams goes into the season finale of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E championship with a dual objective: to take the title in both the teams’ and drivers’ championships. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota on provisional pole

The 60 cars entered for the Le Mans 24 Hours took part in free practice and the first qualifying session today Wednesday 14th June

2017-06-04-0204There was one change on the entry list as Lucas di Grassi down to drive the no. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 488 had to withdraw for medical reasons and was replaced by Michele Rugolo.

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Jun 14

24 Hours of Le Mans: Lucas Di Grassi is not allowed to take part in the event for medical reasons

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2017-06-04-0058The Medical Delegate at the 24 Hours of Le Mans declared that “driver Lucas Di Grassi is not allowed to take part in the event for medical reasons” after suffering an injury to his right ankle in recent days. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

The season so far: part five

Five wins in six races have given Sebastien Buemi an enormous lead in the championship at its half-way point

A lights-to-flag win last time out, coupled with Lucas di Grassi’s first DNF of the season, means that Buemi is now 43 points ahead of his nearest rival. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Nico Prost: “Seb is more flamboyant than me”

During the history of Formula E only four drivers have ever led the drivers’ championship

Three of those are easy to identify: Lucas di Grassi, winner of the first ever race; Nelson Piquet Jr, the inaugural champion; and Sebastien Buemi, the defending champ and current points leader. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Di Grassi fights Buemi to the finish in Monaco (updated)

Buemi made a perfect start and soon established a comfortable lead over his title rival

Sebastien Buemi withstood enormous pressure from Lucas di Grassi to claim his fourth FIA Formula E Championship win of the season and extend his points lead to 15. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Buemi: Di Grassi has been lucky

Buemi saw his championship lead cut to just five points after di Grassi won last time out in Mexico

Defending Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi reckons his nearest title rival Lucas di Grassi has been lucky so far this season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

The season so far: pt4

Renault e.Dams and Sébastien Buemi lead the championships

When Lucas di Grassi crossed the line in Mexico City following an inspired drive and even more inspired tactics by his Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport team, it didn’t just earn the Brazilian his first win of the season, it also threw the title race wide open. Read the rest of this entry »

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