Felix Rosenqvist jumped into the lead of the Formula E points by beating Sebastien Buemi in a straight fight in Marrakech. Rosenqvist was only third until just before the mid-race car swaps, but took advantage of a slowing Sam Bird to grab second and then caught and overtook Buemi in the second stint. Bird faded […]

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Daniel Abt has been disqualified from Sunday’s Hong Kong Formula E race, handing Felix Rosenqvist the win. Abt claimed his maiden victory in the series, and Audi Sport Abt’s first as a works FE team, after long-time leader Edoardo Mortara spun late in the race. However, a post-race inspection revealed that the FIA security stickers […]

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Sam Bird survived a drivethrough penalty to claim a stunning victory in a frenzied opening race of the new Formula E season in Hong Kong. Bird wrested the lead from poleman Jean-Eric Vergne in the first half of the race, then picked up the penalty after overshooting his pitbox in the car swaps, nearly sliding […]

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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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