Formula E Category

By FIA For the second year in succession, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler driver Nico Muller has topped the combined time sheets of the in-season ABB FIA Formula E Championship rookie test held in Marrakesh following yesterday’s thrilling E-Prix. The German posted an impressive time of 1:17.074s late in the afternoon. Muller said, “It was good fun, I really enjoyed being back in the Gen2 car after Riyadh, where we didn’t have a smooth day, but today was a good one. We had a big test programme to complete, lots ofRead More
By FIA 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 has actually stood on the top step of the podium – having benefitted from a post-race disqualification on both previous occasions. The win marks his first win since the Mexico City E-Prix inRead More
By FIA Envision Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird was fastest overall on a crucial full day of testing took which place today, 16 December, on the Ad Diriyah circuit following the thrilling opening race of the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship season yesterday. Race runner-up Jean-Eric Vergne once again found himself just missing out on the top position, this time by a margin of only 0.113s in his DS TECHEETAH machine. The test featured a diverse mix of nine female and 11 male drivers, with teams having worked with theRead More
By FIA Antonio Felix Da Costa has taken the first pole position and victory in the second generation of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia today, 15 December. It was his first victory since Buenos Aires in the inaugural season of the all-electric series, and also a maiden win for the BMW i Andretti Motorsport team as a fully manufacturer-backed entry. It was a landmark race in Formula E history in many ways, with season five ushering in a brand new car, key new regulationsRead More
By FIA As part of the continued growth of Formula E Holdings Ltd. – promoter of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship – Alejandro Agag and the board of the company have agreed that Mr. Agag should step-up from the role of CEO to become Chairman. This will allow the company to bolster the management team with a new CEO, who’ll be appointed in the coming months. Agag will continue to serve as CEO until the new person joins Formula E. With the support of the new CEO, Agag –Read More
By FIA The ABB FIA Formula E Championship races into a new era this weekend (15 December) as the Ad Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia sets the fifth season of electric street racing in motion. The biggest grid in Formula E history will line up on Saturday afternoon, as 22 drivers racing for 11 teams will go all-out to decide the first winner in the FIA Formula E Gen2 car. Together with a raft of new regulations, the championship is poised for its most exciting and unpredictable season yet. Familiar Faces,Read More
By FIA The second day of pre-season testing for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship sees BMW i Andretti Motorsport on top once again with Antonio Felix da Costa setting the pace following his team-mate Alexander Sims’ table-topping time from yesterday. Times were considerably faster than on the opening day, with da Costa setting a 1:16.977s tour in the morning. The day was split into three sessions, and the mid-afternoon saw all teams take the opportunity to test the cars and systems in a race environment, over a 45-minute period.Read More

Posted On October 16, 2018By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula E, Headline News

Rookie Sims Paces Opening Day of Formula E Testing

By FIA Alexander Sims has set the first benchmark of the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship having posted the fastest time on the opening day of testing in Valencia today (16 October). The Formula E rookie was fastest in both sessions in his BMW i Andretti Motorsport machine, with his best time of 1:17.553s posted in the afternoon. Despite the plethora of changes from Gen1 to Gen2 machinery for the upcoming season, Formula E remains incredibly close at the top, with the second fastest time of the day setRead More
By FIA Jean-Eric Vergne has made it four different winners of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in as many seasons, as fifth place in today’s E-Prix was enough to put him out of reach of his rivals with one race left to run in New York City tomorrow (15 July). In a day of high drama on the banks of the Buttermilk Channel in Brooklyn, Vergne went from last on the grid thanks to a technical infringement during qualifying to top of the world by the end of theRead More

Posted On June 10, 2018By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula E, Headline News

Di Grassi Wins Historic Zurich E-Prix

By FIA Lucas di Grassi has secured his first win as reigning champion of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship at the historic inaugural Zurich E-Prix – the first circuit race to have taken place in Switzerland in over 60 years. The Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler driver scythed his way through the order from fifth on the grid to finally take top spot, having scored a remarkable four consecutive second places in recent races. The Brazilian picked off the leading pack one-by-one over the course of the opening period ofRead More