Dragon Racing Tag

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer A Championship Statement With half of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season complete, the championship favorite has finally been revealed. Jean-Eric Vergne and Techeetah established themselves as the tour’s top team in a dominant CBMM Niobium Punta del Este E-Prix romp, claiming the Julius Baer Pole Award and leading wire-to-wire to earn their second victory of Season Four. The run was Vergne’s third podium and sixth top five in as many races this season. More importantly, it was also a championship statement. “We are incredibly happyRead More

Posted On January 10, 2018By Aaron BeardenIn Breaking News, Formula E, Headline News

Formula E Weekend Preview: Marrakesh

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Ahead of each ABB Formula E Series race weekend, Motorsports Tribune offers an in-depth look at the details and storylines going into the weekend’s event(s).  Race(s): Marrakesh E-Prix (33 laps, 61.38 miles) Hashtag: #MarrakeshEPrix Circuit: Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan (Morocco) Track Details: Anticlockwise – 12 turns, 1.86 miles Track Record: Sebastien Buemi (1:20.599, 2016) What Happened Last Year: Sebastien Buemi overcame a five-position grid penalty issued after a post-qualifying inspection failure to pass the dominant Felix Rosenqvist late and win his second-consecutive race. Weekend Schedule Saturday, January 13Read More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer After a disappointing weekend in the season-opening FIA Formula E doubleheader at Hong Kong, Neel Jani and Dragon Racing have agreed to part ways. Jani confirmed the news to Bieler Tagblatt, saying, “The team and I have decided that it is better for the future of both parties, if we end the cooperation.” The 34-year-old Porsche factory driver came to Dragon in September, and was previously slated to complete the entirety of Season Four. But a host of problems for Jay Penske’s organization – from the leaveRead More