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Aug 23

NextEV retain Nelson Piquet Jr and Oliver Turvey

NextEV reveal driver line-up and new livery for 2016/17 season

NextEV retain Nelson Piquet Jr and Oliver TurveyThe NextEV Formula E Team has today announced its driver line-up and revealed the new livery for its 2016/17 challenger, ahead of the first official pre-season test at Donington Park, UK, which begins later today.              Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

NextEV successfully completes private testing

New powertrain put through its paces ahead of pre-season testing

NextEV successfully completes private testingThe NextEV Formula E Team has successfully completed 11 days of private testing ahead of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Buemi and Di Grassi drawn in same qualifying group

British racer Sam Bird to compete in final group at Visa London ePrix

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302429/qualifying-groups.jpgChampionship contenders Sebastien Buemi and Lucas di Grassi will go head-to-head in group three during qualifying for the Visa London ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Nelson Piquet Jr comes back to Le Mans (+video)

Ten years after his first Le Mans start

Nelson Piquet Jr is back at the wheel of the #12 Rebellion R-One, sharing driving duties with Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld.

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May 12

FIA Formula E Champion Nelson Piquet Jr’s application to race in F3 rejected

“We must keep in mind the spirit of the Championship” – Stefano Domenicali

Nelson Piquet Jr - photo © Formula e After an E-vote of the FIA Single-Seater Commission, the application by Carlin to have Nelson Piquet Jr race for the team at this weekend’s round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship has been rejected by the FIA, as it is viewed to be against the spirit of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Piquet provides his thoughts on the Long Beach circuit

Long Beach track guide 

Piquet provides his thoughts on the Long Beach circuitLong Beach is a track steeped in tradition and is renowned as one of the most famous and challenging street circuits in America.

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Mar 07

24 Hours of Le Mans: Nelson Piquet Jr with Rebellion Racing

Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet Jr will be on the grid of the world’s greatest endurance race next June

Nelson Piquet Jr.For the Formula E champion 2014-15 and former Renault F1 driver, this is a return to endurance racing. Piquet last raced at Le Mans ten years ago, finishing fourth in GT1 with David Brabham and Antonio Garcia in Team Modena’s Aston Martin DBR9. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Formula E resumes in Buenos Aires

After a six-week break, the FIA Formula E resumes in Buenos Aires

Mahindra_pre_ArgentinaArgentina´s capital city hosts Round 4 with Campos Racing running four cars for defending champion Nelson Piquet Jr and Oliver Turvey, they both under NEXTEV TCR Formula E team banner, and Nick Heidfeld and Bruno Senna, Mahindra Racing drivers Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Tickets on sale for Long Beach ePrix

Special early bird offer with prices from $25

Special early bird offer with prices from $25Tickets for round six of the FIA Formula E Championship in Long Beach are now on sale with early bird prices starting from $25. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

NEXTEV: “We want to reimagine the vehicle”

New CEO sets ambitious aims for Chinese-based car company

New CEO sets ambitious aims for Chinese-based car companyThe logos of NEXTEV first appeared in Long Beach, where the winning Team China Racing car was sporting an unfamiliar grey and green livery in place of the usual red and yellow. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Campos Racing Punta del Este ePrix preview

Punta del Este (Uruguay), Formula E round before Christmas break

FE_pre_Punta_del_Este_MahindraThe FIA Formula E reaches round 3 this weekend. Nextel TCR Formula E and Mahindra Racing cars will be run by Campos Racing once again. Oliver Rowland to replace Nick Heidfeld at Mahindra Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

FanBoost open for Punta del Este ePrix

Vote now open on web, app and social

Vote now open on web, app and socialVoting is underway for FanBoost ahead of the Julius Baer Punta del Este ePrix on December 19. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Piquet and Renault e.Dams honoured

Season one champions star at FIA Awards

Season one champions star at FIA AwardsNelson Piquet Jr and Renault e.Dams – the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship winning driver and team – were honoured at the FIA Prize-giving ceremony last night. 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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