Tag Archive: Sam Bird

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 »

Nov 04

Putrajaya ePrix – Track guide

Sam Bird gives his thoughts on the circuit in Putrajaya

Sam Bird gives his thoughts on the circuit in PutrajayaBumpy, hot and humid – one of the sternest challenges on the Formula E calendar for both man and machine. Last year’s winner DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird gives his thoughts on the circuit in Putrajaya. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

DS Virgin Racing looking to repeat Malaysia magic

The Putrajaya Street Circuit is one of the most iconic on the Formula E calendar

Screen Shot 2015-10-28 at 09.45.05DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird will be looking to repeat his stunning 2014 victory in Putrajaya, when the FIA Formula E Championship returns to Malaysia next weekend.
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Oct 27

FanBoost open for Putrajaya ePrix

Vote now open on web, app and social

Vote now open on web, app and socialVoting is underway for FanBoost ahead of the Putrajaya ePrix on November 7. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Da Costa takes early FanBoost lead

Team Aguri star heads Nelson Piquet Jr and Sam Bird

Team Aguri star heads Nelson Piquet Jr and Sam BirdAntonio Felix da Costa is making the early running in the FanBoost voting. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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