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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 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 Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Felix Rosenqvist continued his strong start to the season for Mahindra Racing with a pole run in Mexico. Rosenqvist’s 1:01.645 stood as the fastest time in the five-car Super Pole round, giving the Swede his second Julius Baer Pole Position of the season. Antonio Felix da Costa (1:01.852) followed in second to place AS&AD Andretti Formula E on the front row, with Alex Lynn (1:02.014) and Oliver Turvey (1:02.172) rounding out the first two rows. Sebastien Buemi was the last to roll off for Super Pole qualifying, but the SeasonRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer After two strong weekends to open Season Four of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, Felix Rosenqvist finally saw a true test of his championship mettle on the streets of Santiago, Chile. He responded admirably. Rosenqvist overcame a subpar qualifying session and drove his way through the field from 14th to salvage a fourth-place result in the Antofagasta Minerals Santiago E-Prix, keeping the Swiss shoe within five points of race winner and championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne. “While I was ready for any opportunities that came my way, IRead More
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 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