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Vergne Victorious, Di Grassi Crowned Champion
Posted by: ASkyler on Monday, July 31, 2017 - 06:43 PM
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Vergne Victorious, Di Grassi Crowned Champion


Lucas di Grassi is the new FIA Formula E champion after taking a solid seventh place in the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

With his title rival Sebastien Buemi endured another torrid afternoon, di Grassi was able to play the percentages, keep out of trouble and bring his ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport car home safely for the six points that were more than enough to wrap up the championship.

“This journey started three years ago, when we started season one,” he said. “We got a lot of good results - arrived in London fighting for the championship - even though I was disqualified from winning a race. Season two, it was the same situation - again I got disqualified from winning a race and now, finally, I came here as an underdog, 10 points behind and I had the nerves to keep it calm and did the job yesterday. Today, I managed to bring it home, I’m so happy for the team, so happy for the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport guys - they really deserve it. This season was our toughest I would say. I had to do one race with a broken fibula, I really had luck on my side in some races, Hong Kong and Mexico for example. So, I guess this was our year and it’s extremely satisfying and I’m going to celebrate and party a lot tonight.”


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2017 Formula E: Di Grassi Win Sets Up Thrilling Finale
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 06:20 AM
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2017 Formula E: Di Grassi Win Sets Up Thrilling Finale


For the first time this season there is a different name at the top of the FIA Formula E Championship points table, after Lucas di Grassi delivered a near-perfect performance to win the inaugural Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix.

Di Grassi came into the weekend 10-points in arrears, but that was reduced to seven as he beat title rival Sebastien Buemi in a head-to-head fight for Julius Baer pole position, claiming three bonus points in the process.

But Buemi would not line-up on the front row. In the second practice session, he made a slight mis-judgement at the high-speed chicane that leads onto the start/finish straight. He clipped the inside wall with his left front wheel, which pitched him into the exit wall at high speed.

Fortunately, he was unharmed, but the force of the impact damaged the battery. With his Renault e.dams team having already used its ‘joker’ spare unit, the switch meant he would incur a 10-place grid penalty, dropping him to 12th.

Di Grassi made perfect use of his pole to sprint off into a comfortable lead, meanwhile Buemi was caught up in the midfield melee. Contact with Andretti’s Robin Frijns on the opening lap bent his steering and he dropped back to 16th place.


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Mercedes Benz commits to Formula E, departs DTM
Posted by: ASkyler on Monday, July 24, 2017 - 05:43 PM
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Mercedes Benz commits to Formula E, departs DTM


Mercedes Benz has announced a strategic repositioning of its motorsport activities: the company will conclude its participation in DTM at the end of 2018 and enter Formula E in the 2019/20 season.

This new approach will see Mercedes-Benz competing at both ends of the motorsport spectrum: in Formula 1, the pinnacle of motorsport combining high technology and the most demanding competitive challenge; and in Formula E, which embodies the transformation that is underway in the automotive industry.


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2017 New York City GP: Formula E Race Recap - Bird Flies High With New York Double
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 06:52 PM
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2017 New York City GP: Formula E Race Recap - Bird Flies High With New York Double


Sam Bird followed up his win in the inaugural FIA Formula E Qualcomm New York City ePrix with an emphatic victory in the second race of the double-header event held on the Brooklyn Circuit.

The DS Virgin Racing star produced a faultless lap to record his first pole position of the season, but he was beaten off the line by the Mahindra of Felix Rosenqvist, and the Swede held on out front during the opening stages.

Bird treated the fans who packed the grandstands to a masterclass in overtaking, executing a perfectly-judged move under braking for the hairpin at Turn 6. Once he was ahead, he simply drove away from the field. Even two Full Course Yellow periods – one of which was brought out when his DS Virgin team-mate Alex Lynn stopped on track – could deter him, and by the finish he was over 11 seconds clear.


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Bird Soars To Historic Qualcomm New York City Eprix Win
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 06:40 AM
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Bird Soars To Historic Qualcomm New York City Eprix Win


NEW YORK CITY, USA (July 15, 2017) - Sam Bird became the first driver to win an international motor race in New York, with a superb drive in the FIA Formula E Qualcomm New York City ePrix.

The DS Virgin Racing driver had to work hard for his win. His rookie team-mate Alex Lynn scored a stunning pole position on his debut, while fellow front row starter Daniel Abt of ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport both had to be overcome before the Brit could lead the race.

Once he worked his way into the lead, Bird pulled out a comfortable advantage, which meant he was able to re-join still in top spot following his mandatory mid-race car change. However, he could not afford to relax in the closing stages.

When a broken driveshaft caused Nick Heidfeld to stop at the side of the road, the Qualcomm Safety Car was deployed and Bird’s lead over the TECHEETAH of Jean-Eric Vergne was neutralised.


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Formula E To Make History In New York With First Zero-Emission Eprix
Posted by: ASkyler on Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 08:56 PM
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Formula E To Make History In New York With First Zero-Emission Eprix


The FIA Formula E Championship - the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series - is joining forces with Enel to offset the emissions of the inaugural race in New York, making it the first-ever zero-emission event in the championship’s history.

Ahead of the eagerly-anticipated event making its debut at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on July 15 & 16 - Alejandro Agag, Founder & CEO of Formula E, was joined by Chairman of Enel Patrizia Grieco, CEO of Enel Francesco Starace, and Ken Allen, CEO of DHL Express, at the New York Stock Exchange to ring the closing bell.

The group participated in the closing bell ceremony and posed for photos on the balcony above the trading floors on Wall Street, along with some of the stars of the FIA Formula E Championship - the first-ever Formula E champion and NextEV NIO driver Nelson Piquet Jr, and Berlin ePrix race winner Felix Rosenqvist for Mahindra Racing.


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Formula E Reveals New Locations On More Compact Season Four Calendar
Posted by: ASkyler on Monday, June 19, 2017 - 05:33 PM
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Formula E Reveals New Locations On More Compact Season Four Calendar


The 2017/18 FIA Formula E Championship calendar has today been revealed following the FIA World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) meeting in Geneva.

The calendar features a more compact schedule, including three double-headers and three new venues - Santiago, Sao Paulo and Rome. The fourth edition of the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series comprises the most races to appear on the calendar since its inception in 2014.

The Formula E cars will take to the track in the season-opener in Hong Kong for a second year running on December 2 & 3 - the first double-header to take place in Asia.


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Buemi Wins In Berlin After Mahindra Pitstop Confusion
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 05:34 PM
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Buemi Wins In Berlin After Mahindra Pitstop Confusion


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.

However, the Renault e.dams driver was not first across the line around the revamped Tempelhofring airfield circuit, but when on-the-road winner Felix Rosenqvist was given a 10-second penalty for an unsafe release in the pits, he was there to pick up the pieces.

With a large part of the fanatical 24,000-strong crowd who filled the grandstands attending the event over the weekend there to cheer him on, Buemi was handed the winner’s trophy by Formula E super fan James Harmon, creating an emotional coda to a fantastic event.


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Red Hot Rosenqvist Hands Mahindra First Win
Posted by: ASkyler on Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 05:50 PM
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Red Hot Rosenqvist Hands Mahindra First Win


Felix Rosenqvist handed Mahindra Racing an emotional first win in front of a full house of fans at the revised Tempelhofring circuit.

Following the closest-ever qualifying session in the history of the FIA Formula E Championship, Rosenqvist started from third. He moved up to second when Jose Maria Lopez made a slow start, before gradually reeling in early leader Lucas di Grassi.

Earlier in the day di Grassi had taken the Julius Baer pole position by the closest possible margin, out-pacing Lopez by just 0.001s, while Rosenqvist in third was only 0.083s off pole.


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Disney Emea Joins Forces With Formula E For Disney-Pixar's Cars
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, June 09, 2017 - 06:29 PM
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Disney Emea Joins Forces With Formula E For Disney-Pixar's Cars


Disney EMEA and Formula E - the world’s first all-electric single-seater racing series - today announced that they have teamed up to bring the hugely popular global franchise Disney-Pixar’s ‘Cars’ to brand new audiences.

The first phase of the collaboration kicked-off at the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix on May 20 - round six of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship - with extensive branding around the circuit in the French capital, which was broadcast globally across TV and digital platforms, including over 40 EMEA markets.

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Renault e.dams confirm Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 in the FIA Formula E Championship
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, June 09, 2017 - 12:59 PM
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Renault e.dams confirm Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 in the FIA Formula E Championship


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.

In the current standings, Renault e.dams lead the Teams’ championship by 75 points thanks to obtaining five superb wins from six races. Sébastien Buemi remains in a commanding position at the top of the Drivers’ standings while Nicolas Prost sits in third.


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Buemi Hands Renault EDams Emotional Paris Win
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 07:36 AM
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Buemi Hands Renault EDams Emotional Paris Win


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 - round six of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship.

From Julius Baer pole position, Buemi defended stoutly into the first corner from the charging Jean-Eric Vergne. He then established a small but comfortable lead, as the two leaders eased away from the chasing pack.

However, this wasn’t to be Vergne’s day and broken steering sent him crashing out of the race. The Qualcomm Safety Car was deployed, which bunched up the field and gave DS Virgin Racing’s Jose Maria Lopez a shot at fighting for the win.


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Historical podium and Formula E points haul for Mahindra Racing in Monaco
Posted by: ASkyler on Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 02:23 PM
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Historical podium and Formula E points haul for Mahindra Racing in Monaco


Mahindra Racing celebrates a superb third place and top six double-points finish.

Nick Heidfeld and Felix Rosenqvist take highest team points score for a race and restore Mahindra Racing to third place in the championship.

Heidfeld becomes first driver to finish on the podium in Formula E and Formula One in Monaco. 13 May 2017, Monaco: Mahindra Racing took a historical podium and double-points finish at the 2017 FIA Formula E Monaco ePrix today.

Nick Heidfeld steered his M3Electro to a superb third place, followed by his teammate Felix Rosenqvist in sixth after 51 laps in the Monagasque principality. The double-points finish is the best ever recorded by the team in the fully electric championship’s three-year history.


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Mahindra Racing going all-in for Monaco ePrix
Posted by: ASkyler on Monday, May 08, 2017 - 05:58 PM
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Mahindra Racing going all-in for Monaco ePrix


Mahindra Racing heads to Monaco for the fifth round of the 2016-17 FIA Formula E Championship with aims of chasing down the front of the field to regain third place in the standings.

Mahindra Racing drivers Felix Rosenqvist and Nick Heidfeld were unfortunate to be caught up in incidents beyond their control in the Mexico City ePrix, however the team is confident that the Circuit of Monaco will suit the superior energy management and pace of the M3Electro and could even be the venue where Mahindra Racing takes its first win.


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Recharge Your Imaginations: Mahindra Racing's #Drivenbydesign Contest Is Back
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, May 05, 2017 - 04:51 PM
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Recharge Your Imaginations: Mahindra Racing's #Drivenbydesign Contest Is Back


Mahindra Racing recently launched the second edition of its hugely popular global crowd sourcing competition - #DrivenByDesign, inviting passionate racing fans, that it calls ‘Passioneers’ to design the race suit for its driver Nick Heidfeld to wear at the upcoming Berlin Formula E race in June.

Nick Heidfeld is a world renowned, ex-Formula 1 driver, who now drives for the Mahindra Racing Formula E team. Nick has been successful in Formula E racing, achieving several podium finishes in past races. The upcoming Berlin race is of special significance to him given that it is his home race.


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Support Series Archives
· Vergne Victorious, Di Grassi Crowned Champion (Jul 31, 2017)
· 2017 Formula E: Di Grassi Win Sets Up Thrilling Finale (Jul 30, 2017)
· Porsche Set To Compete In Formula E From 2019/20 Season (Jul 28, 2017)
· Mercedes Benz commits to Formula E, departs DTM (Jul 24, 2017)
· 2017 New York City GP: Formula E Race Recap - Bird Flies High With New York Double (Jul 16, 2017)
· Bird Soars To Historic Qualcomm New York City Eprix Win (Jul 16, 2017)
· Formula E To Make History In New York With First Zero-Emission Eprix (Jul 13, 2017)
· Formula E Reveals New Locations On More Compact Season Four Calendar (Jun 19, 2017)
· Buemi Wins In Berlin After Mahindra Pitstop Confusion (Jun 11, 2017)
· Red Hot Rosenqvist Hands Mahindra First Win (Jun 10, 2017)
· Disney Emea Joins Forces With Formula E For Disney-Pixar's Cars (Jun 09, 2017)
· Renault e.dams confirm Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 in the FIA Formula E Championship (Jun 09, 2017)
· Buemi Hands Renault EDams Emotional Paris Win (May 21, 2017)
· Historical podium and Formula E points haul for Mahindra Racing in Monaco (May 13, 2017)
· Mahindra Racing going all-in for Monaco ePrix (May 08, 2017)
· Recharge Your Imaginations: Mahindra Racing's #Drivenbydesign Contest Is Back (May 05, 2017)
· Buemi Becomes Hat-Trick Hero In Buenos Aires (Feb 18, 2017)
· DS Virgin Racing Upping The Stakes Ahead Of Las Vegas Erace On January 7th (Jan 04, 2017)
· Formula E Barriers Installed To Bolster Safety Measures In Berlin Following Terrorist Attack (Dec 23, 2016)
· Formula E Forms Electric Sports Coalition (Nov 15, 2016)
· Buemi Magnificent In Marrakesh (Nov 13, 2016)
· FIA Formula E - Marrakech ePrix - Finish (Nov 13, 2016)
· Renault e.dams win Marrakesh ePrix (Nov 13, 2016)
· Podium And Maiden Pole Position For Mahindra Racing In Marrakesh (Nov 13, 2016)
· Renault e.dams 2016 Marrakesh ePrix Preview (Nov 11, 2016)
· Podium Target For Mahindra Racing In Maiden Marrakesh Eprix (Nov 08, 2016)
· FIA Formula E - Marrakech ePrix - Preview (Nov 07, 2016)
· Mahindra Racing Clinches Podium At Hong Kong Eprix (Oct 10, 2016)
· FIA Formula E - Hong Kong ePrix - Finish (Oct 10, 2016)
· Audi Motorsport Newsletter 37/2016 (Oct 09, 2016)
· Renault e.dams Hong Kong ePrix Race Report (Oct 09, 2016)
· Buemi Holds On In Hong Kong (Oct 09, 2016)
· Hong Kong ePrix Race Report (Oct 09, 2016)
· Formula E Under The Banner Of The Four Rings For The First Time (Oct 06, 2016)
· Renault e.dams 2016 Hong Kong ePrix Preview (Oct 06, 2016)
· FIA Formula E - Hong Kong ePrix - Preview (Oct 06, 2016)
· Mercedes-Benz GP Ltd Takes Option To Enter Formula E In Season Five (Oct 04, 2016)
· World First For Formula E As All-Electric Racing Car Runs On Arctic Ice Cap (Sep 15, 2016)
· Audi To Become Involved In Formula E (Sep 02, 2016)
· NextEV Formula E Team Set For 2016/17 Season: Driver Line-Up And New Livery Unveiled At First Official Test (Aug 23, 2016)


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