Tag Archive: Sam Bird

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 »

Nov 06

Rio Haryanto quickest on GP2 test Day 2

Indonesian driver tops second day of post season testing in Abu Dhabi

GP2 - Rio Haryanto (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Rio Haryanto topped the second day of post season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Indonesian who switched to EQ8 Caterham Racing today set a laptime of 1:49.203 this evening. In the morning session, it was FIA Formula 3 European Champion Raffaele Marciello who led the way. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Stoneman quickest on Day 1 of GP3 post-season testing

Koiranen GP’s Dean Stoneman tops both sessions in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Dean Stoneman (Koiranen GP)The 2013 GP3 race season may be over but the action resumed in Abu Dhabi with three days of post-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Calado scorches to GP2 sprint victory

Briton on top as RUSSIAN TIME win championship 

GP2 - James Calado (ART Grand Prix)James Calado dominated his rivals with a crushing display of speed and guile in sauna- like conditions to claim the final win of the season at today’s sprint race in Abu Dhabi ahead of Dani Clos and champion Fabio Leimer, while Sam Bird’s fourth place secured victory for his RUSSIAN TIME squad in the teams’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Rossi on top as Leimer crowned champion

American on top step, Swiss driver on top of world 

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Alexander Rossi converted yesterday’s pole to today’s win, but not without a fight: the American had to scrap his way back past Jolyon Palmer to take his maiden Series victory, but most eyes were trained on the fight behind them where Fabio Leimer lost a podium finish to Marcus Ericsson but had enough points in the bag to grab the 2013 GP2 Series title.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Rossi lights up Abu Dhabi qualifying

American grabs top spot in dramatic session

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Alexander Rossi has dominated this evening’s qualifying session in Abu Dhabi with an educational display of driving under lights to claim pole position from Sam Bird and Jolyon Palmer, leading for most of the session to annex the front of tomorrow afternoon’s feature race grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Leimer leads the way in GP2 free practice

Series leader fastest in Abu Dhabi

GP2 - Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering)Fabio Leimer has started the final weekend of the 2013 GP2 Series in fine style after claiming the top spot in this morning’s free practice session at Yas Marina Circuit, stealing the spot in his final lap to head title rival Sam Bird and Dani Clos. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

2013 GP2 Series season – Round 11 preview: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Don’t stop me now

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME), Stefano Coletti (Rapax), James Calado (ART Grand Prix), Felipe Nasr (Carlin), Fabio Leimer (RacinThis is the most crucial race weekend of the year for three drivers: after a stellar season, Series leader Fabio Leimer and title rivals Sam Bird and Felipe Nasr have three days left to prove their worth and give again their absolute best at the Yas Marina Circuit where the final round of the season will take place.

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Sep 22

Bird cruises to Singapore GP2 sprint race win (updated)

RUSSIAN TIME driver takes fifth victory of the season

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME) Singapore R2Sam Bird kept the pressure on Series leader Fabio Leimer scoring another win through a display of mature driving to take a lights to flag victory in today’s sprint race at the Marina Bay circuit. The Briton headed Marcus Ericsson and Leimer.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Palmer triumphs in Singapore feature race

Briton denies teammate Nasr victory

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (Carlin) Singapore R1Jolyon Palmer did not make his life easy today at Marina Bay: a slow start from pole position meant he had to fight his way back to the lead, and fight he did!

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Sep 20

Palmer grabs maiden GP2 pole

Briton leads Carlin front row in Singapore

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (Carlin)Jolyon Palmer picked up where he left off earlier today: the Brit dominated an eventful and tricky qualifying session at Marina Bay with a blazing laptime of 1:53.600.

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Sep 20

Palmer tops GP2 free practice

Carlin driver quickest at Marina Bay in opening session

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (Carlin)Jolyon Palmer wasted no time to put pressure on his rivals: the Brit set the best laptime in today’s free practice in Singapore in 1:55.912, two tenths faster than Series leader Fabio Leimer. Marcus Ericsson finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

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