Tag Archive: Sam Bird

Oct 11

Flying Formula E start for WTCC champion López

WTCC champion José María López made an instant impact on his FIA Formula E debut by qualifying in the top three in Hong Kong

Flying Formula E start for WTCC champion LópezDespite being unable to run at full power during either practice session, the three-time winner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship outpaced his new DS Virgin Racing team-mate Sam Bird to take third place on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

WEC: Porsche win in 6 Hours of Mexico; RGR Sport thrill home crowd

The No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard took their second win of the season

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 The fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Mexico saw a six hour race that had drama and excitement that had the large and enthusiastic Mexican crowd on the edge of their seats.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

DS Virgin Racing confirm new line up for 2016/17 Formula E Season

Jose Maria Lopez to partner British driver Sam Bird

DS Virgin Racing confirm new line up for 2016/17 FIA Formula E SeasonDS Virgin Racing have announced an all new line up for next season’s FIA Formula E Championship, with WTCC World Champion Jose Maria Lopez partnering British driver Sam Bird. 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 17

Formula E supports StreetGames

Championship contender Sam Bird turns out for youth sport promotion

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302353/_mg_8376.jpgThe FIA Formula E Championship is collaborating with the StreetGames charity ahead of next month’s Visa London ePrix, as part of our legacy programme and commitment to establish a positive heritage on sustainability. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

WEC: Ferrari No. 71 wins the 6 Hours of Spa

6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps: Bird, Rigon and the 488 GTE win

2016-05-07-Saturday-0030Second success in a row for the No. 71 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE of Sam Bird and Davide Rigon, winners of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, second round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC), the last race before the 24 Hours of Le Mans scheduled for mid-June.

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May 06

WEC: Ferrari 488 GTE monopolises the front row at Spa

Davide Rigon and Sam Bird on pole, Perrodo-Collard-Aguas secures second

2016-05-06-0103 The Ferrari 488 GTE monopolised the GTE-Pro classfront row in qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, which starts on Saturday at 2.30 pm.

 

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Apr 23

Bird gives DS home pole

Di Grassi denied in sensation qualifying session

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301540/_l5r7245.jpgSam Bird took his third pole position of the season with a stunning lap in qualifying for today’s Visa Paris ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

D’Ambrosio beats Bird to clinch second Race Off title

Formula E stars go head-to-head on Forza Motorsport 6 at ESL Studios

Formula E stars go head-to-head on Forza Motorsport 6 at ESL StudiosFormula E’s two most recent race winners went head-to-head in the second edition of the Formula E Race Off, with Jerome D’Ambrosio edging out Sam Bird at ESL Studios in Leicester. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

WEC: Ferrari recapture the past with strong British presence

There’s an undeniable element of nostalgia surrounding Ferrari at the moment

Almost 60 years after Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins raced the Prancing Horse’s cars in Formula One, with Hawthorn becoming Britain’s first World Champion in 1958, Ferrari have chosen two British drivers, James Calado and Sam Bird, to represent Maranello alongside Italians Gianmaria Bruni and Davide Rigon in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Sam Bird takes early FanBoost lead

Buenos Aires winner leads Salvador Duran

Buenos Aires winner leads Salvador DuranSam Bird has taken an early lead in the FanBoost standings as he bids to receive an extra 100kJ of energy for the inaugural Mexico City ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 29

FanBoost open for Mexico City ePrix

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Vote now on web, app and socialVoting is now open for FanBoost ahead of the Mexico City ePrix on March 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Bird holds off Buemi for BA win

Di Grassi completes podium to stay in title fight

Di Grassi completes podium to stay in title fightSam Bird produced a brilliant performance to hold off the charge of Sebastien Buemi and claim the first Formula E win for the DS Virgin alliance. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Bird claims first Formula E pole in Buenos Aires

DS Virgin on top as Buemi spins to the back row

DS Virgin on top as Buemi spins to the back rowSam Bird will start the Buenos Aires ePrix from his and DS Virgin’s first-ever Julius Baer pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

DS Virgin Racing determined for success in Buenos Aires eprix

The track itself features 12 turns including a mix of high-speed corners, chicanes and hairpins

DS VR Neon Final Side-on DS Virgin Racing’s drivers Jean-Éric Vergne and Sam Bird will take on the 2.44km track set in the popular district of Puerto Madero next weekend in the forecast sweltering Argentinian heat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

FanBoost open for Buenos Aires ePrix

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Vote now on web, app and socialVoting is now open for FanBoost ahead of the Buenos Aires ePrix on February 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC

There are now eight Ferrari official GT drivers

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC calado bruni Ferrari has decided its crews for the 2016 season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the IMSA United SportsCar Championship (USCC) in which the Prancing Horse will deploy the new 488 GTE. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Buemi back on top

Renault e.dams star dominates in Punta del Este

Renault e.dams star dominates in Punta del EsteSebastien Buemi recharged his title assault with a sensational win in the Julius Baer Punta del Este ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Sarrazin overtakes Vergne to top FanBoost vote

Vergne slips to second ahead of DS Virgin team-mate Sam Bird

Vergne slips to second ahead of DS Virgin team-mate Sam BirdStephane Sarrazin has jumped ahead of Jean-Eric Vergne in the FanBoost leaderboard and is on course for an extra 100kJ of power for this weekend’s Punta del Este ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Entry list for End of Season Rookie Test unveiled

The test day will consist of 5-hours of track time split into two sessions at the Bahrain International Circuit

2015-28-03-24 On Sunday 22 November at the Bahrain International Circuit 11 cars and at least 28 drivers will take part in the end of season test the day after the season finale in the Middle East.   Read the rest of this entry »

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