DTM driver Tom Blomqvist has admitted that Formula E was “never on my radar” prior to his maiden test with the BMW-backed Andretti team. Blomqvist, who currently competes in the German touring car series for BMW, was called up alongside the marque’s GT driver Alexander Sims to the official pre-season test in Spain at the […]

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Nissan has confirmed it will enter Formula E from 2018/19, as predicted by Autosport. The Japanese manufacturer announced on Wednesday at the Tokyo Motor Show that it will enter the electric single-seater series in place of an existing manufacturer. As reported by Autosport earlier this month, this will be at the expense of Renault. Nissan and […]

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Ferrari junior driver Marcus Armstrong has secured the 2017 Italian Formula 4 title with two races to spare. The 17-year-old Kiwi driver, who is contesting his first full season in open-wheel racing and was inducted into the elite Ferrari Driver Academy late last year, took the championship with second place in the opening race of […]

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Nick Cassidy’s debut season in Super Formula might have finished with a washout race at Suzuka but the Aucklander is happy with how he performed. Home for a fortnight, before returning to Japan for the final round of the SUPER GT Championship Cassidy said his first experience of the nearly 600 horsepower Super Formula single […]

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Super Typhoon Lan is projected to be the largest typhoon to ever make landfall in Japan on Sunday, intensifying to Category 5 status – the highest classification for such a phenomena – with winds topping out over 150 miles per hour and the likelihood of severe flash flooding and mudslides in the affected areas. With […]

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DTM race winners Edoardo Mortara and Tom Blomqvist will be part of Formula E’s official pre-season test this week as they vie for drives at Venturi and Andretti respectively. Mercedes man Mortara and Super GT frontrunner James Rossiter will test for Venturi at Valencia, with both drivers running on Monday. Rossiter will drive again on […]

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The pressure of Jaguar’s return to racing and a “painful” start to the 2016/17 Formula E season meant Mitch Evans was unsure he would be retained by the manufacturer. Evans was announced as one of Jaguar’s 2017/18 FE drivers, alongside new recruit Nelson Piquet Jr, at the team’s official launch last Thursday. Though Evans emerged as […]

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Audi has unveiled its first factory-entered Formula E car ahead of the 2017/18 season, and has given it the e-tron name previously used on its LMP1 machines. The Germany manufacturer’s works entry into the electric single-seater series comes after two years as a supporting name to the Schaeffler-backed Abt operation. Audi’s e-tron FE04 will utilise […]

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