Tag Archive: Sam Bird

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 »

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

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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 »

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