Ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley will be part of Porsche’s Formula E development programme as it gears up for its season-six entry later this year. Porsche has confirmed that its two-time World Endurance Championship title winner will test its new FE contender alongside Neel Jani, who was confirmed as Porsche’s first driver for the 2019/20 […]

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Porsche has shakendown its ABB FIA Formula E development car in what it called a first “rollout” run ahead of its entry into the electric championship next season. Neel Jani, who Porsche has already confirmed will drive one of its race cars in the 2019/20 championship, sampled the car at the manufacturer’s Weissach test ground on Tuesday. […]

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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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