Jean-Eric Vergne secured a much-needed victory in Sanya on home soil for the Chinese DS TECHEETAH team, vaulting the reigning champion to third in the standings and re-igniting his title defence. Without a point to his name in the previous three races, Vergne’s championship aspirations were at a crossroads coming to Sanya. However, such is […]

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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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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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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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Mahindra Racing has confirmed an all-new driver line-up for season five, consisting of Pascal Wehrlein and Jerome d’Ambrosio. Yesterday, soon-to-be ex-F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne was announced as a Formula E driver with the HWA team. Today, ex-F1 driver Pascal Wehrlein has been announced as a Formula E driver with the Mahindra Racing team. It’s almost like there’s […]

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Formula 1 sponsor Heineken has entered into a five-year partnership with Formula E, as the electric championship’s official beer and cider partner. The deal, which was first discussed between the two entities in May before being concluded swiftly in mid-July, will commence in FE’s upcoming 2018/19 championship. Heineken’s FE presence will first be seen at […]

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