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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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Apr 08

Abt proud of Mexico win

“It was one of the most exciting ever”

Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport team principal Hans-Jurgen Abt has revealed his pride in his team scoring victory in the Julius Baer Mexico City ePrix, despite Lucas di Grassi starting from 15th on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

Di Grassi produces masterpiece in Mexico (updated)

Formula E races aren’t supposed to be won like this

Pitting on lap 17 of a 45-lap race should make managing the energy to the end too much of a compromise between saving and speed. But then, cars that suffer a hit so big that they require a new rear wing aren’t supposed to win races either. And drivers who start 18th most assuredly should not be in the final reckoning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Lucas Di Grassi joins Ferrari for the Le Mans 24 Hours

Ferrari has reached an agreement with Lucas Di Grassi forthe 24 Hours of Le Mans (14-18 June).

2016-07-22-Friday-0079The 32 year-old Brazilian driver, who has already taken part in the French classic raceon four occasions recording three podium finishes, will join James Calado and Alessandro Pier Guidi in the AF Corse team no. 51 488 GTE. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 19

Buemi becomes hat-trick hero in Buenos Aires

Sebastien Buemi has made Formula E history by becoming the first driver to win three races in a row

Victory for the Renault e.dams ace continues the perfect start to his title defence. It was his ninth win in the all-electric street racing series, and the 12th for the team. That means Renault e.dams have now won half of all the Formula E races that have taken place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 19

Di Grassi on pole in Buenos Aires

di Grassi delivered when it mattered to set a strong lap of 1:09.454

Lucas di Grassi claimed the first Julius Baer Pole Position of his Formula E career following a dramatic Super Pole shoot-out in Buenos Aires. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

Formula V8 3.5: Durango joins World Series Formula V8 3.5

Ivone Pinton joins the discipline with two cars

DURANGO JOINS WORLD SERIES FORMULA V8 3.5The team’s expertise based on 35 years in motorsports is set to debut in 2017. Team Durango will rejoin the World Series Formula V8 3.5 family in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Schaeffler makes Formula E big in Japan

Formula E descended on the land of the rising sun last week, as part of the Ecology Mobility Fair in the business district of Marunouchi, Tokyo.

With its incredible Japanese architecture, fused with the beautiful greenery in the heart of the city, this could very well be a perfect location for a future ePrix… Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Buemi sets new record in FP2

Di Grassi sets early pace

Defending champion Sebastien Buemi set a new unofficial track record at the Circuit Moulay El Hassan in second practice for the Marrakesh ePrix. Lucas di Grassi set the pace for Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport in the opening free practice session for this afternoon’s Marrakesh ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

WEC: Hartley leads way for Porsche in FP1

The Headlines from FP1 at Shanghai…….

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid leads the way in the first 90-minute Free Practice session as Brendon Hartley claims best lap of 1m46.781s.  No.8 Audi R18 places second with Lucas Di Grassi setting a 1m46.979s to go within 0.2s of leading Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

All-electric racing car runs on Arctic ice cap (+video)

World first for Formula E as all-electric racing car runs on Arctic ice cap

All-electric racing car runs on Arctic ice capThe FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric racing series, has once again broken new ground by running its car on the Arctic ice cap. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Renault e.dams conclude positive first test

Pre-season testing resumes at Donington Park on September 5-7

Renault e.dams conclude positive first test Renault e.dams concluded this week’s first official pre-season test at Donington Park in positive fashion, pleased with the pace and reliability of the FIA Formula E season-three contesting Renault Z.E.16.

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Aug 24

Buemi tops opening day of pre-season testing

Reigning Formula E champion heads field on day one of testing at Donington Park

Buemi tops opening day of pre-season testingSebastien Buemi (Renault e.Dams) topped the timesheets on day one of pre-season testing in preparation for the defense of his Formula E title.

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Aug 11

WEC: A Mexican wave of anticipation from WEC drivers

6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T at the Hermanos Rodriguez

The first ever FIA World Endurance Championship race to be held in Mexico is less than a month away, but already the drivers are relishing the prospect of competing at the 6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T at the Hermanos Rodriguez. Read the rest of this entry »

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