Felix Rosenqvist Tag

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer For a time it appeared that Sebastien Buemi and Renault e.dams were due to return to the dominant form they’d displayed throughout the early days of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Morocco. But in the end Felix Rosenqvist and Mahindra Racing wouldn’t be denied. Rosenqvist used a late overtake of pole-sitter and potential championship rival Buemi with just five laps remaining to drive off to the victory in the 2018 Marrakesh E-Prix, surging into the points lead in the driver’s championship in the process. The victory wasRead 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

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 August 10, 2016By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Ocon Replaces Haryanto at Manor

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Esteban Ocon is set to make his Formula 1 debut in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Franchorchamps after being tabbed to replace Rio Haryanto at Manor for the remainder of the season. A winner of both the FIA European F3 championship (2014) and GP3 Series title (2015), Ocon has spent this year in a reserve role with Renault Sport F1 Team while also competing with Mercedes-AMG in DTM. “I’m thrilled that I’ll be making my Grand Prix debut with Manor Racing later this month, and atRead More
TORONTO, Ont., Canada – For the second successive day, Felix Rosenqvist took the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires field by storm, romping to a clear victory in this morning’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto. The Swede’s #4 Belardi Auto Racing Dallara-Mazda IL-15 was never seriously threatened as the 2015 FIA European Formula 3 champion and two-time Macau Grand Prix winner left everyone in his wake before cruising to a 7.2-second victory. The main interest instead centered on a thrilling battle for second place which eventually fellRead More
TORONTO, Ont., Canada. – Sweden’s Felix Rosenqvist had been forced to skip the three most recent Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires races but he returned with a vengeance on the bumpy and challenging street course around Exhibition Place this afternoon to claim a comfortable win in the Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto. The victory was his second during an impressive rookie campaign in North America and the third this season for Belardi Auto Racing. Felix Serralles, who won one week ago at Iowa Speedway, finished secondRead More
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Englishman Dean Stoneman made light of bitterly cold, windy conditions today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course to win another exciting Mazda Grand Prix of Indianapolis Presented by Cooper Tires. The cancer survivor and former FIA Formula 2 champion took the lead soon after an early full-course caution, then held off a variety of challengers to claim a richly deserved victory for Andretti Autosport. Santiago “Santi” Urrutia, winner of last year’s Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, guided Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian’s distinctive SoulRead More
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The streak of different Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires winners continues as Uruguayan rising star Santiago “Santi” Urrutia claimed victory in today’s Indy Lights Legacy 100 at Barber Motorsports Park for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian. Urrutia, 19, laid down a marker yesterday by posting the fastest lap of the race in the #55 Soul Red Dallara-Mazda. Today, in front of a large crowd basking in perfect weather conditions at the picturesque 2.3-mile road course, last year’s winner of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by CooperRead More
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – For the second day running, a driver named Felix won on the streets of St. Petersburg. This morning’s Indy Lights Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Lucas School of Racing was all about Swedish rookie Felix Rosenqvist, who led from flag-to-flag to claim a dominant victory for Belardi Auto Racing. Yesterday’s polesitter Kyle Kaiser finished second for Juncos Racing, while Rosenqvist’s teammate, Zach Veach, completed the podium ahead of Saturday race winner Felix Serralles (Carlin). The result was particularly rewarding for the Belardi Auto RacingRead More
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season-opening Indy Lights Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Lucas School of Racing turned out to be a race of two halves. Returning series veteran Zach Veach looked to have the spoils within his grasp until hindered by a mechanical problem, whereupon Felix Serralles, from Ponce, Puerto Rico, took full advantage and sped on to a clear victory. Serralles’ form and good fortune ensured that the British Carlin team remains undefeated on the streets of St. Petersburg followingRead More