Tag Archive: Sam Bird

Aug 26

Prost fastest as testing concludes

Renault e.dams back on top as Andretti and Trulli hit the track

Renault e.dams back on top as Andretti and Trulli hit the trackPre-season testing at Donington Park concluded with Nico Prost returning Renault e.dams to the top of the times. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Bird sets the pace as final testing resumes

DS Virgin breaks Renault e.dams and ABT Schaeffler monopoly on testing top spot

DS Virgin breaks Renault e.dams and ABT Schaeffler monopoly on testing top spotSam Bird set the pace during a cold, wet and windy day of testing at Donington Park. On the penultimate day of running before the cars are packed up and freighted to the Beijing ePrix, the DS Virgin driver became the first man not from Renault e.dams or ABT Schaeffler to record the fastest time at the conclusion of an official pre-season test. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

DS Virgin unveils new livery (+video)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise joins team as sponsor

Hewlett Packard Enterprise joins team as sponsorDS Virgin has revealed its striking new livery for its DSV-01, which Sam Bird and Jean-Eric Vergne will race in season two of the Formula E championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Entry list confirmed for days three and four at Donington

There are two new faces

See the full driver list for the third and fourth day of testing The names of the drivers have been announced who will take part in the third and fourth day of pre-season testing at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Entry list for second day of pre-season testing

See the driver list for the second day of testing at Donington Park

FIA Formula E Championship logo Following the opening day of pre-season testing for the 2015-2016 FIA Formula E Championship, teams have announced their drivers for day two at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Sam Bird wins in London as Piquet clinches title

Virgin Racing driver wins Visa London ePrix

Virgin Racing driver wins Visa London ePrixVirgin Racing’s Sam Bird was gifted victory in a dramatic finish to the Visa London ePrix as Nelson Piquet (NEXTEV TCR) secured seventh place to be crowned the first Formula E champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Fabio Leimer prepare to make history as FIA Formula E comes to the streets of London

Virgin Racing aim to bring home victory in First ever London ePrix

Virgin Racing logo A British team with a British driver about to compete in the finale of the inaugural FIA Formula E season on British soil – that is the script for the Virgin Racing team this weekend.

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Jun 24

Leimer replaces Alguersuari for London

Ex-GP2 champion Fabio Leimer will make his Formula E debut in the Visa London ePrix for Virgin Racing on June 27.

Virgin Racing hires ex-GP2 champion for London finaleLeimer, who started the season as the reserve driver for Amlin Aguri, has been drafted in the place of Jaime Alguersuari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Virgin Racing compete in stunning Moscow ePrix

Virgin Racing drivers Jaime Alguersuari finished in 14th and 20th place respectively at Moscow ePrix

Virgin Racing logo Racing in the heart of Moscow and surrounded by the impressive backdrop of the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square, the first ever FIA Formula E race in Moscow was inevitably going to be action-packed.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Virgin Racing to make history in Moscow

Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari prepare for first ever electric-race in the Russian capital

Virgin Racing logo Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari have arrived in Moscow for the ninth race of the FIA Formula E series confident of putting the British team into a strong position ahead of the season finale in Battersea Park on June 27th and 28th. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

D’Ambrosio leads #FanBoost, di Grassi closing in

Hot on the heels of his first Formula E win, Jerome D’Ambrosio remains on course for his first #FanBoost triumph.

Multiple winners Piquet and Vergne still in top threeWith just over a week until the Moscow ePrix, the Dragon Racing star – still an outsider in the title race – tops the leaderboard for the five-second power boost. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Virgin Racing prepare to race in historic Berlin City Centre

Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari have arrived in Germany for the first ever Berlin ePrix

Virgin Racing logo Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari are optimistic about each scoring double digit points in Berlin as the FIA Formula E series visits Germany for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Heidfeld sets early pace in #FanBoost

Nick Heidfeld currently leads the way in the #FanBoost polls ahead of the DHL Berlin ePrix on May 23.

German star on course for fourth #FanBoost winThe German is a three-time #FanBoost winner, but the last time the fans voted to give him one of the three five-second power boosts was for the Buenos Aires ePrix in January. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Virgin Racing arrive in iconic Monaco

Virgin Racing Partners with Arrow Electronics

Virgin Racing logo Virgin Racing drivers Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari have arrived in Monaco prepared to electrify the famous street circuit. Virgin Racing Formula E Team and Arrow Electronics, Inc., the global provider of electronics solutions, today announced a partnership that will see the team benefit from Arrow’s expertise in automobile-related electronic componentry.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Piquet leads Bird and Vergne in #FanBoost

China Racing driver has held position and looks on course to win his first #FanBoost

See where your favourite driver is on the FanBoost live leaderboardWith only one day to go until the Long Beach ePrix, Nelson Piquet Jr still leads the way ahead of Sam Bird and Jean-Eric Vergne in the race to receive the #FanBoost vote. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

FanBoost opens for Long Beach ePrix

Voters, start your clicking!  

Vote for your favourite driver

Voting is open for FanBoost for the Long Beach ePrix, which takes place on April 4.

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Jan 11

FE : da Costa survives crazy race for maiden win

After four drivers ahead hit problems with just a few laps remaining

Antonio Félix da Costa Antonio Felix da Costa has clinched a remarkable first FIA Formula E Championship win in Argentina after benefiting from the drama that befell four cars that were running ahead of him during the closing stages. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari aiming to spark success for Virgin

Virgin Racing Formula E team announces its 2014 driver line up

Sam Bird - Virgin Racing Formula E Virgin announced today that Sam Bird and Jaime Alguersuari will join the Virgin Racing Formula E Team to drive for the 2014 Formula E Championship season. The competitive line up reflects Virgin’s desire to create a winning team in the first season of Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

GP2 struggling to make mark as F1 feeder

“It (GP2) is far too expensive”

Dani Clos - GP2 Series, Abu DhabiRed Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko has joined his McLaren counterpart in criticising the official F1 feeder series, GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Stoffel Vandoorne dominates GP2 test Day 3

Belgium driver quickest of post-season testing in 1:48.657 at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (DAMS) actionThe final day of post season testing took place today at Yas Marina Circuit with a slightly changed field, some drivers who have been testing on the previous days moving to new teams whilst new drivers joined the action. Read the rest of this entry »

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