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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 ABB FIA Formula E Championship races into a new era this weekend (15 December) as the Ad Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia sets the fifth season of electric street racing in motion. The biggest grid in Formula E history will line up on Saturday afternoon, as 22 drivers racing for 11 teams will go all-out to decide the first winner in the FIA Formula E Gen2 car. Together with a raft of new regulations, the championship is poised for its most exciting and unpredictable season yet. Familiar Faces,Read More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Three months after his first apparent victory was stripped away by a technical infringement in Hong Kong, Daniel Abt returned to the top of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Mexico City. Abt took over the lead after an excellent car swap from his Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team and drove off to claim Saturday’s Mexico City E-Prix, giving Audi their first win of Season 4 and earning his first series victory. The German gained six seconds during the car swaps, taking advantage ofRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Kimi Raikkonen topped the time sheets for Ferrari on the first day of Pirelli’s Abu Dhabi tire test, where all 10 Formula One teams are evaluating the prospective 2018 tire compounds. The Finn clocked an impressive 1:37.768 on Pirelli’s new hypersoft compound, just three tenths ahead of Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull, and nearly a second ahead of World Champion Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton, who qualified and finished second behind team mate Valtteri Bottas on Sunday, hailed Pirelli’s hypersoft tires as the best tire Pirelli has made sinceRead 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 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
Just two days after the Bahrain Grand Prix, Formula One teams were back in action at the Sakhir Circuit, with Lewis Hamilton topping the timesheet for Mercedes as F1’s first in-season test of 2017 got underway. The session start was briefly delayed while shopping containers were removed from near to the pit lane exit and Hamilton too suffered an early setback as his Mercedes ground to a halt soon after running began. His car was recovered to the garage and after an electrical fault was identified and rectified last Sunday’sRead More