Tag: Motorsports

Feb 6, 2023 - 04:17 pm

Ford to return to the Formula 1 in 2026

Ford will return to Formula 1 from 2026 after more than two decades – as Red Bull’s technical partner. Red Bull Powertrains and Ford will collaborate on the development of the next-generation hybrid powertrain for the Oracle Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri teams.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 01:26 pm

Porsche’s Pascal Wehrlein takes the lead in Diriyah

Porsche driver Pascal Wehrlein won both races at the Formula E double-header in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia) at the weekend and thus took the lead in the drivers’ standings of the electric racing series. This means that so far, all three races of the season have been won with a Porsche drive.

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Jan 28, 2023 - 12:30 pm

Lucid to supply the front electric drives for Gen3 Formula E cars

The US electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors has revealed itself as the supplier of the front electric motors in the current Gen3 racing cars of Formula E. The drive unit now presented by Lucid for motorsport has an output of 350 kW and consists of a motor, inverter, differential and gearbox.

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Jan 16, 2023 - 01:00 pm

Porsche driver takes the first Gen3 race in Mexico

At the Mexico City E-Prix, the first race with the new third-generation electric racing cars, German carmaker Porsche made a successful start to the season: The race win went to Jake Dennis from customer team Andretti ahead of Porsche works driver Pascal Wehrlein in second place. Third place went to Lucas di Grassi for Mahindra […]

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Dec 6, 2022 - 04:28 pm

DS has presented their Formula E racer for the upcoming season

DS Automobiles has now unveiled its new race car for the upcoming Formula E season. At the wheel of the new DS E-Tense FE23 will be current world champion Stoffel Vandoorne and Jean-Eric Vergne, the only double champion in Formula E, for the racing team DS Penske supported by Stellantis.

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Dec 1, 2022 - 02:50 pm

Jaguar & Nissan present Formula E race cars

Following Porsche, Jaguar and Nissan have now also presented their new Formula E racing cars. The new Jaguar I-Type 6 for the 2023 season is expected to bring the British company big success after the runner-up title with Mitch Evans in the previous season. But the first thing that catches the eye is the Jaguar’s […]

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Nov 8, 2022 - 04:54 pm

Porsche presents Formula E race car for 2023

Porsche was one of the first manufacturers to unveil its Formula E racing car for the coming season. With the 99X Electric Gen3, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E team will enter the new era of the electric racing series in 2023.

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Oct 19, 2022 - 11:58 am

DS changes teams from Techeetah to Dragon

DS Automobiles has parted company with the Techeetah team in Formula E and will be working with the US team Penske Autosport (Dragon) in the ‘Gen3’ era of the all-electric racing series from the coming season. In addition, the two drivers for 2022/2023 have been determined.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 06:06 pm

Audi to join Formula 1 in 2026

Audi will compete in Formula 1 from 2026. As the manufacturer has now officially announced, its own hybrid drive unit is being developed for this purpose at Audi Sport’s Motorsport Competence Centre in Neuburg an der Donau. Around half of the power is to come from the electric motor.

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Aug 18, 2022 - 12:46 pm

FIA increases hybrid share of the Formula 1

The FIA has approved the engine regulations for Formula 1 from 2026. The electric share of hybrid drives will then increase to up to 50 per cent, and the combustion engines must also run on 100 per cent “sustainable fuel. The new drive regulations pave the way for a possible entry of the VW brands […]

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Aug 15, 2022 - 01:01 pm

Mercedes driver Vandoorne is Formula E world champion

Stoffel Vandoorne has won the Formula E championship. At the final race weekend in Seoul, a fifth and a second place were enough for the Mercedes EQ driver to win the title. The manufacturers’ championship also went to Mercedes for the second year in a row.

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Aug 1, 2022 - 01:05 pm

Dennis and di Grassi win the London Formula E races

Andretti driver Jake Dennis and Venturi driver Lucas di Grassi won races 13 and 14 of the Formula E season in London. In the battle for the championship, Stoffel Vandoorne and his Mercedes team were the big winners even without a race win.

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Jul 4, 2022 - 04:53 pm

Ducati presents electric motorcycle for the MotoE

The motorbike manufacturer Ducati, which belongs to Audi, has presented the V21L, the prototype of the electric racing motorbike for the MotoE. In this context, the Italians have also published the first technical details of the machine.

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Jul 4, 2022 - 02:01 pm

Edoardo Mortara takes the lead in Formula E leg in Morocco

Edoardo Mortara has taken the lead in the drivers’ standings with a victory in the tenth race of the Formula E season. The Venturi driver finished ahead of Antonio Felix da Costa (DS Techeetah) and Mitch Evans (Jaguar) at the ePrix in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 03:45 pm

McLaren to use Nissan drives in Formula E

Following the recent announcement of McLaren Racing’s entry into Formula E for the upcoming season, McLaren Racing has now entered into a long-term cooperation with Nissan. Nissan will supply the electric drive system for the entire Gen3 era of Formula E to the British team as part of the partnership.

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Jun 7, 2022 - 01:00 pm

Jaguar racer Mitch Evans takes the lead in Jakarta

Jaguar driver Mitch Evans has won the first Formula E race in Jakarta, Indonesia. Evans beat Jean-Eric Vergne (DS Techeetah) and Edoardo Mortara (ROKiT Venturi Racing) for second and third place to take his third win of the season in Jakarta.

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May 2, 2022 - 02:06 pm

Vandoorne wins Formula E race in Monaco

Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne won the Monaco E-Prix, the sixth race of the 2022 Formula E World Championship season, on Saturday to claim his first victory of the season. Mercedes-EQ thus extends its lead in the team championship.

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Apr 29, 2022 - 01:08 pm

FIA & Formula E presents Gen3 racecars

The FIA and Formula E have unveiled the third-generation racing car that will be used in the electric racing series from the coming season. The technical key data differ greatly from the previous vehicle.

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Apr 12, 2022 - 02:06 pm

Nissan is taking over e.dams racing team

Nissan takes over the racing team e.dams and thus has full control over its Formula E project with immediate effect. This means that Nissan will compete completely under its own name in the ‘Gen3’ era up to and including 2026.

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Apr 11, 2022 - 01:15 pm

Jaguar driver Mitch Evans wins both Formula E races in Rome

Mitch Evans won Rounds 4 and 5 of the season in the Italian capital. With the two victories, the Jaguar driver moves up in the overall standings, but the lead in the championship has been taken over by the two-time Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne (DS Techeetah).

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Mar 9, 2022 - 02:58 pm

Updates to the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup

For the second season, the organizers have announced some changes for the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup. For the season starting in May 2022, there will be some improvements in detail and significantly more international orientation of the electric racing series.

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Feb 21, 2022 - 02:48 pm

Extreme E announces hydrogen-based racing series

The battery-electric off-road racing series Extreme E has announced plans for a spin-off with hydrogen vehicles at the start of its second season. The Extreme H off-road series is scheduled to start in 2024. Incidentally, last year’s champion Rosberg-X-Racing won the season opener in 2022.

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Feb 14, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Porsche takes home two Formula E wins from Mexico

Porsche won the first race since the factory entry two years ago at the third Formula E round of the season in Mexico City – it was the first victory for a Porsche Formula race car in over 30 years. Pascal Wehrlein won for team-mate André Lotterer and two-time champion Jean-Eric Vergne.

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Jan 21, 2022 - 03:27 pm

Schaeffler presents hybrid drive module for WRC

Hybrid cars will be used in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) from this year onwards. At the start of the hybrid era at the Rally Monte Carlo, Schaeffler will present the drive system of its subsidiary Compact Dynamics, which will be used as a standard component in the WRC cars.

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Jan 17, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Pure ETCR to introduce junior racing series

As part of the supporting programme of the Pure ETCR electric touring car series, an electric junior racing series for young male and female racers will compete for the first time this year. The races will be run with a standard car.

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Jan 11, 2022 - 05:36 pm

Maserati to join Formula E

Maserati is the first Italian car brand to enter Formula E. The Stellantis brand will compete in the electric racing series from season 9 with the new Gen3 vehicle. After DS, Maserati becomes the second participant from the Stellantis Group.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 11:32 am

Nissan Ariya spin-offs going to the moon

Nissan is presenting two new prototypes of a Lunar Rover and a single-seater race car. A single underpinning technology connects the two vehicles: the Ariya’s all-electric powertrain.

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