Antonio Felix Da Costa Tag

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 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
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Colton Herta has been on an absolute tear in the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires. The Californian won four races in a row, the first to do so since Alex Lloyd in 2007 and hasn’t finished off the podium at all this season except in the second race in St. Petersburg. In seeking the Indy Lights championship and with it the Mazdaspeed scholarship to help propel him into the Verizon IndyCar Series, Herta still has aspirations of racing in some of the great open wheelRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer The 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona has achieved star power status with world championship-caliber drivers and manufacturers in the Prototype ranks in the second year of the DPi/LMP2 rules package. (what is a DPi? https://www.imsa.com/qa-2017-daytona-prototype-international-dpi-concept) The entry list has four manufacturers in the DPi ranks with Nissan (two cars), Mazda (two cars), Acura (two cars) and Cadillac (four cars) going up against 10 LMP2 cars from Oreca (six cars), Riley/Multimatic (one car) and Ligier (three cars). Let’s look at the Prototype portion of the entry listRead 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