Tag: Formula E

Mar 24, 2019 - 03:49 pm

Formula E: DS Techeetah win ePrix in Hawaii of China

It is half-time in the Formula E after we are six cities into the race calendar. Saturday’s race in Sanya, also known as “the Hawaii of China”, did offer some pleasant surprises but otherwise soon turned into a demolition derby of sorts.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 04:06 pm

Mahindra driver Pascal Wehrlein on Formula E racing

India’s Formula E team Mahindra has really been putting the heat on the AUDI, BMW, Jaguar and Nissan, landing on the podium in every one of the first 3 races of the season. We met with their talented German-Mauritian driver, Pascal Wehrlein and talked about the challenges of racing against time and range-saving strategies.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 09:05 pm

Formula E: Audi’s photo finish in Mexico City

This is a first for Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler, the team that celebrated its first Formula E victory this season on Saturday. Brazil’s Lucas Di Grassi clinched a miraculous triumph in the Mexico City E-Prix in an epic wheel-to-wheel photo finish that is only possible in electric street racing.

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Jan 28, 2019 - 11:49 am

Formula E: Two Germans on podium at Santiago E-Prix

The 3rd Formula E race in Santiago, Chile was a great success from the German point of view. Pascal Wehrlein (Mahindra) and Daniel Abt (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler) placed behind the Brit Sam Bird, who won for the first time this year. Bird’s team Envision Virgin Racing is equipped with a powertrain from Audi, so […]

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Dec 13, 2018 - 08:41 pm

A drag race of a kind nature never invented

Formula E has released another rather spectacular PR film just before the start of the fifth season in Saudi Arabia. This time it is about one of the oldest sports in the world and one beloved in the arabic world. Here, it is of course combined with one of the newest.

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Dec 1, 2018 - 01:50 pm

Nissan revive Leaf Nismo RC electric race car

Nissan presents the newest generation of their fully electric race car Leaf Nismo RC, giving it twice more power than the predecessor. Two electric motors deliver a total of 240 kW power and 640 Nm torque for the all-wheel drive.

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Nov 22, 2018 - 01:11 pm

Points for trying

The Formula E wants to send a message that goes beyond electric transport when opening the new season in Saudi Arabia next month. Seven female drivers will take part in the FE test in the country.

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Oct 16, 2018 - 04:41 pm

Formula E signs Bosch as official sponsor

The electric racing series Formula E is becoming ever more illustrious. The latest supporter is Bosch. Their sponsorship includes advertising at the race course, on TV and online. In other news, the FE poached a new driver from the F1 and confirms a race in Bern.

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Oct 12, 2018 - 12:22 pm

Racing backwards for the record

German race car driver Daniel Abt, known for his performance in the Formula E series, has set a new unofficial world record: He accelerated an electric car backwards to a speed of 210 km/h, leaving behind a Porsche, among others.

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Aug 30, 2018 - 02:04 pm

Formula E goes Extreme with e-SUVs

The organizers of the Formula E have announced a new brain-child: The Extreme E Electric World Challenge will take place in the most extreme climates of the planet with electric SUVs, visiting the Himalayas, the polar circle, the Amazon rain forest and a remote island in the Indian Ocean.

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Aug 29, 2018 - 01:31 pm

Name Game for Formula E

There has been some dispute regarding the rights to the name Formula E – apparently a small go-cart championship in central Europe holds the rights to the name, which may bring some trouble for the larger championship.

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Aug 22, 2018 - 11:36 am

Fancy buying a FIA electric race car?

With the new season of the Formula E coming up, which will use a new generation of electric race cars, FIA is offering the “old” ones for sale. Prices vary despite the identical set-up of each racer.

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Jul 25, 2018 - 03:36 pm

FIA’s final fine print

The new Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne and his team colleague Andre Lotterer received an unusual fine at the season finale in New York. Both drivers were fined €5,000 for wearing what FIA considers “noncompliant underwear” during the qualifiers.

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Jul 24, 2018 - 03:05 pm

Formula E: Techeetah will partner with DS Automobiles

Techeetah has confirmed their partnership with DS Automobiles for the coming Formula E racing season. The team will be introduced alongside the drivers on the 1st of October. Techeetah has worked as Renault’s tech partner for two years prior.

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May 17, 2018 - 04:14 pm

Mercedes counts on F1 success for Formula E

Mercedes will utilise the engineering power of its Formula 1 team to accelerate their advance in the electric racing series which they will enter next year. Their engine base at British Brixworth will now “expand its scope of attention to include the unique challenges of Formula E”.

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Apr 13, 2018 - 03:42 pm

Formula E receives official blessing

A new report analyzing social media indicates that the Formula E is becoming more popular particularly among younger motor sports fans. Ahead of the first race in Rome, one of the electric racers even received a blessing from the Pope.

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Apr 11, 2018 - 02:08 pm

FIA confirms Porsche and Mercedes entry into Formula E

FIA has given the green light for Porsche and Mercedes to enter the electric racing series as the governing body accepted their applications to produce powertrains for the Formula E. They will start in season 6, while BMW is in for season 5 and just showed off their racer in action.

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Apr 9, 2018 - 10:11 pm

When in Rome take the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi is making gaming a reality as it plans to deploy the e-tron Vision Gran Turismo as a taxi during the Formula E races in Italy. The car had first been drawn up for virtual races on Sony’s PlayStation 4 but will hit the real road in Rome this weekend.

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Apr 8, 2018 - 06:52 pm

Daimler starting electric cup with Smarts

Daimler has announced the Smart EQ ForTwo E-Cup for this year. The race will feature a small series using 16 electric Smart cars in Italy. The races will commence on the 8th and 9th of July with a double race on a street track in Turin.

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Mar 2, 2018 - 02:59 pm

Ford reportedly looking to enter Formula E

The US American car manufacturer has intensified discussion around entering the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, possibly beginning involvement already this year. They may have to enter as a satellite team, but is moving to secure involvement as the manufacturer slots are becoming scarce.

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Feb 5, 2018 - 12:27 pm

Formula E team Techeetah scores 1-2 in Chile

Formula E fans in Santiago de Chile saw French driver Jean-Eric Vergne win the fourth ePrix of the season on Saturday. German team mate Andre Lotterer came in second. And the overall score has been mixed up.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/03/24/formula-e-ds-techeetahs-jean-eric-vergne-wins-sanya-e-prix/
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