Tag Archive: Sébastien Buemi

Nov 12

Buemi magnificent in Marrakesh

Renault e.dams win Marrakesh ePrix

FIA Formula E Champion Sebastien Buemi’s perfect start to his title defence continued in Marrakesh, with victory in the series’ first visit to Africa.

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Nov 12

Buemi sets new record in FP2

Di Grassi sets early pace

Defending champion Sebastien Buemi set a new unofficial track record at the Circuit Moulay El Hassan in second practice for the Marrakesh ePrix. Lucas di Grassi set the pace for Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport in the opening free practice session for this afternoon’s Marrakesh ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Renault e.dams 2016 Marrakesh ePrix Preview

Defending drivers’ champion Sébastien Buemi took the first honours of the season with a solid victory

Renault e.dams 2016 Marrakesh ePrix Preview After winning the opening race of the FIA Formula E Championship in Hong Kong four weeks ago, Renault e.dams’ next challenge is the Marrakesh ePrix this weekend.

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Oct 09

Buemi holds on in Hong Kong

Reigning FIA Formula E Champion Sebastien Buemi got his title defence off to the perfect start with victory in the HKT Hong Kong ePrix

With 30,000 people attending the event, the new Formula E season began with one of the most unpredictable races so far. Buemi hit the front in the second half of the race when Sam Bird pitted for his mandatory car swap. But the DS Virgin Racing car failed to pull out of the pits, allowing Buemi, who had made his stop under the safety car, to take over out front for his seventh Formula E win. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Renault e.dams 2016 Hong Kong ePrix preview

Renault – Renault e.dams Season 3

Renault e.dams 2016 Hong Kong ePrix preview 2015/16 FIA Formula E teams’ champion Renault e.dams kicks off its title defence this weekend in the first round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship, the third season of the ever-innovative series.

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Sep 09

Five newcomers for the third Formula E season

There are five new names that will appear on the entry list

Five newcomers for the third Formula E seasonThe FIA published the official list of drivers who will take part in the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship, which gets underway on October 9 in Hong Kong.

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Sep 07

Renault e.dams concludes pre-season testing programme with new lap record

Renault e.dams today concluded its pre-season testing programme ahead of the 2016/17 season

2016-08-24-0104 The reigning team champions finished official testing having covered 338 laps of the Donington Park circuit and a total of more than 1,300 kilometres over three days. Combined with the previous three-day test held two weeks ago at the same track, the team’s official testing pre-season kilometre count is now over 2,200km. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Vergne fastest on penultimate day of testing

Lap times continue to tumble on second day of the final test at Donington Park

Vergne fastest on penultimate day of testingJean-Eric Vergne (TECHEETAH) made it two days in a row as the fastest driver at the final pre-season test at Donington Park. In the process, Vergne, along with Sebastien Buemi (Renault e.Dams), broke the unofficial lap record around the Donington Park GP circuit on three separate occasions and finished the day clocking a 1:29.196s. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Renault e.dams conclude positive first test

Pre-season testing resumes at Donington Park on September 5-7

Renault e.dams conclude positive first test Renault e.dams concluded this week’s first official pre-season test at Donington Park in positive fashion, pleased with the pace and reliability of the FIA Formula E season-three contesting Renault Z.E.16.

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Aug 24

Buemi tops opening day of pre-season testing

Reigning Formula E champion heads field on day one of testing at Donington Park

Buemi tops opening day of pre-season testingSebastien Buemi (Renault e.Dams) topped the timesheets on day one of pre-season testing in preparation for the defense of his Formula E title.

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Aug 23

Renault e.dams season preparations commence

Testing begins tomorrow, the season gets underway in Hong Kong on 9 October 2016

Renault e.dams season preparations commence Reigning FIA Formula E teams’ champion Renault e.dams got its title defence underway today as official pre-season testing started at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Red Bull trials 2017 Pirelli rubber

After Ferrari gave the bold, wider dimension tyres a first run at Fiorano earlier in the week

Red Bull Racing has taken its turn to sample Pirelli’s prototype 2017 tyres in a test at Mugello as reserve driver Sebastien Buemi added another 82 laps to its tally. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

The WEC gets ready for an action-filled return to Germany

The WEC is delighted to once again be heralding the return of the Spirit of Le Mans to the Eifel region of Germany

“We are bringing the excitement and positive energy from Le Mans to the Nürburgring,” said Porsche Team’s Marc Lieb today at a press conference held to highlight the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Nürburgring which will take place from 22-24 July.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Formula E winner Buemi expects big things from WTCC ace López

From one champion to another…

From one champion to another… Formula E winner Buemi expects big things from WTCC ace LópezRecently-crowned FIA Formula E champion Sébastien Buemi reckons José María López can prevent him from taking back-to-back titles when he contests season three of the electric racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Buemi wins title after controversial finale

Visa Fastest Lap ends up deciding the 2015/16 FIA Formula E Championship

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302609/_l5r4221.jpegSebastien Buemi is the new FIA Formula E champion after clinching the title courtesy of setting the Visa Fastest Lap during the season-ending Visa London ePrix. 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 28

Renault e.dams London ePrix preview

The Title Decider

Renault e.dams London ePrix Preview Renault e.dams goes to the final event of the 2015/16 FIA Formula E Championship with a dual objective: to take the titles in the teams’ and drivers’ championships.

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Jun 11

Jack in the box: a nail-biting finale

Jack Nicholls can’t wait to see who prevails in the fight for the 2015/16 Formula E title

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302340/_l5r2515.jpgI’ve been lucky enough to cover some really incredible sporting events in my career so far. I’ve witnessed numerous motorsport title deciders, last-minute goals in football, even Olympic Gold Medals being won. But I’m predicting all of this will be overshadowed by the show-down that awaits in the Formula E finale in Battersea. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

24 Hours of Le Mans: Test day, part two

The teams and drivers involved in the 24 Hours of Le Mans have just returned to the track for the second session of Test Day
The cars have returned to the track for four more hours of testing. The skies are still cloudy but the forecast rain has yet to materialise. As the teams continue their fine-tuning, rookie drivers making their Le Mans début will set out to discover the circuit during their ten mandatory laps.
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May 21

Buemi win cuts di Grassi’s lead to just one point

Sebastien Buemi rediscovers winning ways in Berlin

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302127/buemi.jpgSebastien Buemi has reduced Lucas di Grassi’s lead in the FIA Formula E Championship to just a single point following victory in the BMW i Berlin ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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