Tag Archive: Sébastien Buemi

Jun 11

Buemi gifted win by Mahindra pitstop confusion

Panasonic Jaguar Racing leave Berlin with first silverware and mixed emotions from first double-header weekend

Sebastien Buemi has extended his lead in the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship to 32 points after picking up his 12th career win in the all-electric single-seater series.

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Jun 09

Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 

In the current standings, Renault e.dams lead the Teams’ championship by 75 points

Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 Renault e.dams is pleased to announce they will continue their successful partnership with Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019. Renault e.dams has won 11 races with this outstanding duo. Furthermore, they have achieved two consecutive Teams’ titles and the Drivers’ crown with Sébastien Buemi in 2016.

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Jun 01

The season so far: part five

Five wins in six races have given Sebastien Buemi an enormous lead in the championship at its half-way point

A lights-to-flag win last time out, coupled with Lucas di Grassi’s first DNF of the season, means that Buemi is now 43 points ahead of his nearest rival. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Nico Prost: “Seb is more flamboyant than me”

During the history of Formula E only four drivers have ever led the drivers’ championship

Three of those are easy to identify: Lucas di Grassi, winner of the first ever race; Nelson Piquet Jr, the inaugural champion; and Sebastien Buemi, the defending champ and current points leader. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Buemi hands Renault e.dams emotional Paris win

Formula E returns with the Berlin ePrix at the historic Tempelhof Airport on June 10/11

Sebastien Buemi gave Renault e.dams its most important win of the year by producing a dominant display in front of its home crowd in the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Buemi denies JEV Qatar Airways Paris ePrix pole

Buemi sets the pace in opening Paris practice

Sebastien Buemi will start this afternoon’s Qatar Airways Paris ePrix from the Julius Baer Pole Position after denying Jean-Eric Vergne by the closet margin in Formula E history. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Formula e Renault eDams R.S. 16 in action in Paris alongside the ZOE e-Sport Concept

Paris ePrix

Formula e Renault eDams R.S. 16 in action in Paris alongside the ZOE e-Sport ConceptDrivers Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost, respectively leader and 3rd in the world Formula e Championship, will be eager to shine in the colors of Renault in the French capital. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 16

Paris stats: Buemi’s records analysed

The Swiss star has been a near permanent presence at the head of the field

Sebastien Buemi’s win in the Monaco ePrix last time out was his 10th in the series, making him the first driver in Formula E history to reach double figures. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Di Grassi fights Buemi to the finish in Monaco (updated)

Buemi made a perfect start and soon established a comfortable lead over his title rival

Sebastien Buemi withstood enormous pressure from Lucas di Grassi to claim his fourth FIA Formula E Championship win of the season and extend his points lead to 15. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Sebastien Buemi claimed his first Julius Baer Pole Position of the season in a thrilling qualifying session in Monaco

Buemi takes first pole of the season in Monaco

Buemi was only third fastest in the group stages as Jean-Eric Vergne and the impressive Maro Engel set the pace. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Buemi: Di Grassi has been lucky

Buemi saw his championship lead cut to just five points after di Grassi won last time out in Mexico

Defending Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi reckons his nearest title rival Lucas di Grassi has been lucky so far this season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

WEC: Some interesting details from the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

The WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps was stunning and undecided all the way up to the finish!

2017-05-04-0120In the end, the #8 Toyota TS050 HYBRID driven by Anthony Davidson, Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi won ahead of the #7 sister car.

Flagworld photo album

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May 06

WEC: Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa; Ferrari 1-2 in GTE (updated

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-05-0178The #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took a second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship victory at Spa-Francorchamps after another fascinating 6 Hour race today.

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Apr 02

Di Grassi produces masterpiece in Mexico (updated)

Formula E races aren’t supposed to be won like this

Pitting on lap 17 of a 45-lap race should make managing the energy to the end too much of a compromise between saving and speed. But then, cars that suffer a hit so big that they require a new rear wing aren’t supposed to win races either. And drivers who start 18th most assuredly should not be in the final reckoning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 28

Watchmaker Richard Mille chose to support young hope Kami Laliberté

The Montreal born driver joins the strong circle of drivers of the Richard Mille family

The Swiss watch brand Richard Mille will accompany the young and talented Canadian driver Kami Laliberté during the 2017 Formula 4 season, as the young man will line up on the starting grids of the German and Italian championships.

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Feb 19

Buemi becomes hat-trick hero in Buenos Aires

Sebastien Buemi has made Formula E history by becoming the first driver to win three races in a row

Victory for the Renault e.dams ace continues the perfect start to his title defence. It was his ninth win in the all-electric street racing series, and the 12th for the team. That means Renault e.dams have now won half of all the Formula E races that have taken place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 16

Renault e.dams 2017 Buenos Aires ePrix preview

Thematic article: What it’s like to race electric!

Renault e.dams 2017 Buenos Aires ePrix preview Renault e.dams, Nicolas Prost and Sébastien Buemi take to the streets of Buenos Aires this weekend for the third round of season three of the FIA Formula E Championship, the Buenos Aires ePrix on February 18. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Viva Las Vegas

Sin City became a Sim City for the duration of the 20 lap simulator race

Sin City became a Sim City for the duration of the 20 lap simulator race It was a case of simulated gears and loadings in Las Vegas for Renault e.dams driver duo Sébastien Buemi and Nico Prost in the ground-breaking Visa Vegas eRace on the electronically represented streets of Nevada’s Sin City. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 17

Why does Switzerland produce great racing drivers?

Sixty-one years is a long time from anyone’s viewpoint, but in Switzerland it must feel like an eternity

Motorsport has been banned there since 84 people lost their lives at Le Mans in 1955, but that hasn’t stopped this small country producing some of the world’s most talented sportscar drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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