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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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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Jaguar has signed Formula E’s inaugural champion Nelson Piquet Jr to partner Mitch Evans for the 2017/18 season. Piquet switches from the NextEV/NIO team after failing to finish in the top 10 in the championship since winning the title. He replaces Adam Carroll in Jaguar’s line-up for its second FE campaign. Jaguar has sought Piquet […]

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An electric touring car support series that could be staged on the Formula E support bill is close to becoming a reality for the 2018/19 season, Autosport has learned. Plans to introduce a tin-top series are close to being firmed up and an announcement from Formula E could come as soon as October. FIA President […]

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Lucas di Grassi has today (30 July) become the third different FIA Formula E Champion in as many seasons, overhauling a ten-point deficit to season-long leader Sebastien Buemi to win by 24 points after two flat-out races in Montreal. The two title protagonists had polar opposite weekends, with the Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport driver di […]

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