Tag: Formula E

Apr 12, 2021 - 01:04 pm

Vergne & Vandoorne win Formula E in Rome

The two races on the second weekend of Formula E have produced two new winners this season. Saturday’s race was won by previous champion Jean-Eric Vergne in the DS Techeetah, while on Sunday, Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne crossed the finish line in first place.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 01:02 pm

Next Formula E safety car is a tuned Mini

The new safety car for Formula E will once again come from the BMW Group, but this time it will be purely electric. Following the BMW i8 with plug-in hybrid drive, this role will be taken over by the Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW: a special version of the new Mini Cooper SE.

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Mar 26, 2021 - 01:58 pm

Porsche to remain with the Formula E

Porsche will remain loyal to Formula E in the coming years. When the FIA Formula E World Championship enters a new era from the 2022/23 season with further developed “Gen3” race cars, the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer will be there.

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Mar 24, 2021 - 04:55 pm

Nissan will stay in Formula E racing

Nissan has extended its involvement in the Formula E racing series, including the 2025/26 season. After DS Automobiles and Mahindra, Nissan is the third manufacturer to utilise the new ‘Gen3’ electric vehicles in future.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 03:31 pm

Bosch to build electric drives for Dragon Racing

Bosch Motorsport and the Formula E team Dragon Penske Autosport have agreed to a long-term technology and development partnership. As part of the partnership, Bosch is developing a vehicle management system with hardware and software components that is specially adapted to the requirements of the Formula E car.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 03:51 pm

Johnson Matthey to supply cell tech to Virgin Racing

Johnson Matthey has a new partnership to show the eLNO cathode material technology in action. The company teamed up with Formula E team Envision Virgin Racing. They will co-develop what the companies consider the “first-ever” electric race car powered by JM’s new batteries.

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Dec 3, 2020 - 12:29 pm

BMW to withdraw from Formula E

A few days after Audi, BMW has also announced its withdrawal from Formula E. They will end their involvement in the electric racing series at the end of the coming season to sharpen their focus on series production, the Munich-based company announced.

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Nov 30, 2020 - 04:04 pm

Audi to leave Formula E and join Dakar Rally

Audi has reorganised its motorsport activities and announced its participation in the 2022 Dakar Rally. For the rally program with a hybrid race car, the German luxury carmaker and its factory team will withdraw from Formula E at the end of 2021.

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Nov 27, 2020 - 03:45 pm

Audi & Jaguar present Formula E vehicles for 2021

Audi and Jaguar are the first manufacturers to have presented their Formula E racing cars for the coming season. For the first time, Season 7 will only be held in 2021 instead of across the calendar due to the Corona pandemic. Audi will be starting with its own powertrain for the first time.

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Jul 5, 2020 - 03:45 pm

Formula E powering up for seasons to come

The FIA World Motor Sport Council has set the course for the third Formula E generation. From the 2022/23 season onwards, the cars will be more powerful and recuperate better. FIA has also appointed several suppliers to make standard components for the next-gen racing cars.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Formula E confirms six concluding races in Berlin

The rumour that Formula E, which was interrupted due to the coronavirus crisis, will hold several races in Berlin, has been confirmed: As the electric racing series now officially announces, the former airport Berlin-Tempelhof is the venue for the conclusion of the current season.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 01:49 pm

Four to six Formula E races planned in Berlin

The current Formula E season, which was interrupted due to the coronavirus crisis, is to be concluded in August with several races in Berlin. The plan is to hold four to six runs at the former Tempelhof airport without spectators.

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May 28, 2020 - 10:44 am

A prank gone wrong

Daniel Abt has been barred for cheating in an incident in online computer-game racing: Audi has surprisingly suspended their regular Formula E driver Daniel Abt with immediate effect.

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Apr 29, 2020 - 07:13 pm

Impulse for new Formula E team from Italy

The Italian businessman Gianfranco Pizzuto plans to enter Formula E with his own team in Imecar Elektronik. The aim is to participate in the 2021 or 2022 season, but there are still a few hurdles to overcome before then – such as financing or unavailable grid positions.

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Apr 28, 2020 - 06:28 pm

Audi withdraws from DTM to focus on Formula E

Audi will leave the German Touring Car series (DTM) at the end of this year and concentrate fully on Formula E. “With this energy, we’re going to drive our transformation into a provider of sporty, sustainable electric mobility forward,” says Markus Duesmann, Chairman of the Board at AUDI.

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Apr 17, 2020 - 11:00 am

Formula E suspended at least until June

As governments around the world continue to take stringent measures to curb the spread of the Corona pandemic, Formula E and the FIA have decided to extend the suspension of the season until at least the end of June.

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Apr 17, 2020 - 10:53 am

Formula E enters E-Sports

Formula E has created the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge, a nine-week e-sports competition in which a selection of the best gamers get to race against all Formula E teams.

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Apr 15, 2020 - 05:46 pm

Formula E reduces development costs to help teams

Formula E and the FIA have announced that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they will reduce the financial burden on their teams by reducing development costs. At the same time, it is still unclear at the moment how the current season will continue.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 12:38 pm

From intense speed to intensive care

Formula E and the FIA recently announced that the 2019/20 season will be completely suspended for at least two months due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The season finale of the E racing series is still planned for London’s ExCeL venue in July, but medical usage may prove more prudent.

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Mar 13, 2020 - 01:00 pm

Two-month break in Formula E’s ongoing season

Following the cancellation of individual races, Formula E and the FIA have now announced that the 2019/20 season will be completely suspended for at least two months due to the Covid 19 spread. Even after that a resumption is not guaranteed.

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Mar 1, 2020 - 03:50 pm

Formula E: Double DS Techeetah podium in Marrakesh

Never before a polesitter in Marrakesh managed to claim a victory. On Saturday Antonio Felix da Costa (DS Techeetah) dominated the qualifying and race and defended the top spot, followed closely by the man who replaced him at BMWi Andretti Motorsport, Maximilian Günther. Da Costa’s teammate Jean-Eric Vergne climbed from P11 up to P3 in […]

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Feb 16, 2020 - 03:57 pm

Formula E: Jaguar reigned supreme in Mexico

Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans dominated a crash-filled race this weekend and took P1 from Porsche’s André Lotterer on the first corner, which he held to the very end to secure the win at the Mexico City E-Prix. Four seconds behind him followed DS Techeetah’s António Félix da Costa, while Nissan e.dams’ Sébastien Buemi rounded […]

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Dec 17, 2019 - 02:54 pm

Formula E launches tender for Gen3 cars

The FIA has published technical tenders on the third generation of Formula E racing cars. The Gen3 cars, which will be used from 2022 onwards, will offer more power with less weight and a new drive. Pit stops will return to the race, but this time, for charging.

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Oct 29, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Formula E may focus on battery charging times

According to new Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle, the electric racing series with the third generation of racing cars could devote itself to the topic of charging times. This would mean that the Gen3 car could reintroduce pit stops in Formula E.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 12:31 pm

Lego launches Formula E racers

The Danish toy production company is keeping up with the times. The latest Lego set includes a Jaguar I-Pace and Formula E race car, adding two new contenders to their Speed Champions series.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:43 pm

Mercedes reveals Formula E racing car

At the IAA, Mercedes-Benz just presented the racing car for its premiere Formula E season. The German carmaker is cautious with modest targets for the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01.

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