Formula E Category

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Renault e.dams co-founder and four-time Formula One world champion Alain Prost will join Christiana Figueres, the architect of the Paris climate agreement, to co-chair a new Global Advisory Board (GAB) in an effort to guide the continual growth of FIA Formula E. “I’m proud to be a part of this expanding movement with Formula E and working together with Christiana on the Global Advisory Board,” Prost said in a series release. “Being with Formula E since the very beginning I’ve seen first-hand how it hasRead More

Posted On November 3, 2017By Aaron BeardenIn Breaking News, Formula E, Headline News

2017/18 Formula E Entry List Unveiled

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer With just under a month remaining until the season-opening Hong Kong E-Prix on Dec. 2, the full FIA Formula E team and driver entry list for the 2017/18 season has been revealed. The fourth season of the all-electric series will see five newcomers joining 15 veterans of the tour. The newest name on the Formula E roster was announced with the entry list. Tom Blomqvist – a BMW factory driver who might also compete in DTM in 2018 – was confirmed as the replacement forRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer After fielding both drivers during preseason testing in Valencia earlier this month, Venturi confirmed on Friday that Edoardo Mortara and Maro Engel will fill the team’s driver lineup for the 2017-18 FIA Formula E season. The announcement brings two drivers of similar background to the Monegasque organization – both Mortara and Engel were both previously fielded by Mercedes DTM. “The Formula E World Championship grows bigger everyday,” Venturi president Gilda Pallanca Pastor said in a release. “That’s why the team is now more solid thanRead More

Posted On October 19, 2017By Aaron BeardenIn Breaking News, Formula E, Headline News

Formula E Rome E-Prix Circuit Revealed

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Six months ahead of FIA Formula E’s maiden voyage to the streets of Rome, the track the all-electric series will compete on has been revealed. With Italian Luca Filippi (NIO) and previous champions Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler), Sebastien Buemi (Renault e.dams) and Nelson Piquet Jr. (Panasonic Jaguar Racing) on hand, FIA Formula E officials unveiled the track layout for the inaugural Rome E-Prix on Thursday. “I’m excited to be here today to present the first-ever E-Prix in Rome,” Formula E Founder andRead More

Posted On October 5, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula E

Turvey Tops Final Day of Pre-Season Testing

NIO Formula E Team driver Oliver Turvey rounded off the week of official FIA Formula E Championship pre-season testing in Valencia by finishing top of the timesheet for two of the three days. Following his performance on day one, Turvey posted a time of 1m21.822s, followed by Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler’s Daniel Abt with 1m21.946s, while Dragon Racing driver Jerome D’Ambrosio enjoyed some time at the top for the first time this week. Both DS Virgin Racing drivers Alex Lynn and Sam Bird had a strong morning, leading the wayRead More

Posted On October 3, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula E

Buemi Leads Day 2 of Pre-Season Testing

The penultimate day of the official pre-season test at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia saw former FIA Formula E Champion and Renault e.dams driver, Sebastien Buemi climb to the top of the timesheet with a time of 1m21.890s. The addition of a second chicane on the approach to the start/finish line gave drivers the chance to set new times on the modified course, adding three seconds to the best time from the previous day. Two red flags were raised after NIO Formula E Team driver Oliver Turvey – yesterday’sRead More

Posted On October 2, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula E

Turvey Fastest on Day 1 of Pre-Season Testing

Day one of the official pre-season test at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia saw NIO Formula E Team driver Oliver Turvey set the pace with a lap time of 1m18.565s, followed closely by Renault e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi with his best time of 1m18.577s. Ahead of the day’s test sessions, NIO Formula E Team revealed its season four livery, alongside the announcement that Italian racer Luca Filippi is set to join Turvey for the 2017/18 FIA Formula E Championship. The news was followed by Andretti Formula E Team’s decision toRead More