Drivers and teams got their first taste of the new FIA Formula 3 car in a shakedown at Magny Cours on Wednesday, combining for over 300 laps. The F3 2019 car is similar to the GP3 Series car it replaces, but has items such as more dramatic aerodynamics and more adjustable suspension, and has only […]

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Highly rated New Zealander Liam Lawson has won a place on the Red Bull Junior programme and will race in Formula European Masters this season. Lawson, who recently won the Toyota Racing Series in his home country, will line up with fellow Red Bull protege Yuki Tsunoda at Motopark in the DTM-supporting series. The 17-year […]

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Brendon Hartley has revealed he will be part of Porsche’s development work for its first ABB FIA Formula E Championship car. The Kiwi confirmed on Twitter that he is “still together with Porsche and part of FE development”, alongside other commitments with Ferrari and SMP Racing. Porsche is currently developing its first all-electric race car […]

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Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird won ABB FIA Formula E’s second race in Santiago after fending off a late attack from Mahindra Racing driver Pascal Wehrlein. In what was officially FE’s hottest ever race, 14 drivers finished an attritional affair that featured collisions throughout the field, while some drivers – including Wehrlein – had to battle battery […]

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Jerome D’Ambrosio sprinted to victory in a dramatic last lap dash to the finish in Marrakesh, after a late safety car bunched up the pack following a collision between BMW i Andretti Motorsport pairing Antonio Felix da Costa and Alexander Sims. Despite picking up his third victory in Formula E, it’s the first time D’Ambrosio […]

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Antonio Felix da Costa has claimed victory in the first race of the new era of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship following an incident-filled Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix. The BMW i Andretti Motorsport driver held off a hard-charging Jean-Eric Vergne, who fought back from a drive-through penalty to nearly steal the win on the […]

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Ferrari Academy driver Marcus Armstrong will compete for Prema Racing in the FIA Formula 3 Championship next year. New Zealander Armstrong is the first driver to be announced in Prema’s team, after taking fifth in the Formula 3 European Championship in 2018. The 18-year-old scored nine podiums and one victory as team-mate Mick Schumacher won […]

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Nick Cassidy has turned down an offer to race in DTM – the German Touring Car Championship – in 2019 and will continue to drive for Lexus and Toyota in Japan’s two premier classes, Super GT and Super Formula respectively. “DTM is a bit shaky at the moment and I wasn’t keen to move,” says […]

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An Auckland-based consortium has formally launched a bid to bring the ABB FIA Formula E Championship to the New Zealand city in either 2019 or 2020. The consortium, led by Vector Energy, the New Zealand International Convention Centre, the Auckland University of Technology and Drive Electric, will look to stage a race on a yet-to-be-confirmed […]

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DAN TICKTUM DOMINATES FIA F3 WORLD CUP WHEN SOPHIA FLÖRSCH WAS INVOLVED IN A MAJOR ACCIDENT. The incident also involved Sho Tsuboi and led to both drivers, as well as two members of the media and a marshal being transferred to hospital – see separate statement. FIA President Jean Todt also issued a message of support and commitment to […]

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