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Virgin Racing focused on energy management in tests

Virgin Racing focused on improving their energy management during the three-day pre-season test at Valencia rather than focusing on their performance.  The British team’s team principal Sylvain Filippi felt that the Valencia circuit was not an accurate representation of a Formula E circuit despite its modifications. “We’ve had a lot to learn and get through this week, […]

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Sims
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Alexander Sims ends testing fastest for BMW

BMW capped off an impressive week in Valencia by finishing the final session fastest as Alexander Sims set a 1:17:402 to end the 3-day test fastest.  The British driver jumped to the top of the leaderboard in the last four miuntes as the track was drying in the closing stages after heavy rain hit the track […]

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Vergne
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Vergne ends Day 2 Fastest

Jean-Eric Vergne and Andre Lotterer completed a Techeetah 1-2 on Valencia, as the first simulated race with the Gen2 cars occurred. There was a race demo that started the afternoon session which included the first trial of Formula E’s new attack mode that will feature for the first time during races in season five. After […]

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BMW’s Alexander Sims ends Day 1 Fastest

BMW driver Alexander Sims ended the first day of pre-season testing fastest in the series’ news Gen2 car at Valencia. The British driver who will make his FE debut in the upcoming campaign also topped the morning session at the Ricardo Tormo circuit with a time of 1m17.567s. But the BMW driver went even faster towards the […]

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Turvey
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Season five will be a new challenge: Turvey

British racer Oliver Turvey is expecting the season five races to completely different from what we’re used to in Formula E  The NIO driver who enters his third full season with the Chinese team expects the new “hyperboost” system to create new strategic options that will encourage overtaking. “I think what Formula E is doing […]

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Vandoorne
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Vandoorne joins HWA

McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne will join HWA for the 2018/2019 season for the Formula E championship.  The Belgian driver will join Gary Paffett at the Mercedes- affiliated team, who secured this seasons drivers’ title in DTM. Vandoorne who was crowned the GP2 champion in 2015, is looking forward to a new adventure with […]

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Bern
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Bern to host 2019 Swiss ePrix

The Swiss capital of Bern will host the 11th round of the Formula E championship for the 2018/2019 season on June 22nd 2019.  Zurich had to be removed from the calendar after a clash with an event called the Zuri-Fascht which happens once every three years. That forced Formula E to remove Zurich of the calendar […]

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Santiago
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Santiago gets a new layout

Formula E confirmed Santiago’s place on the season five calendar and revealed a new track location and layout in the Chilean capital. Santiago was expected to host the third round of the 2018/19 championship, but earlier in the year the race fell into doubt as the last season’s location became unavailable. Formula E was able to […]

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Dillmann
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Dillmann joins Turvey at NIO

Tom Dillmann joins British driver Oliver Turvey as a NIO driver for the 2018/2019 season Formula E season.  Dillmann has been a highly rated replacement driver over the last two seasons, driving for Dragon and Venturi in ten Formula E races and scoring 24 points in the process. The Frenchmen has been eager to get himself a […]

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Paffett
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Paffett joins HWA

Gary Paffett has been announced as an HWA driver for Formula E’s newest entry ahead of the 2018/19 championship. Paffett will drive for HWA Racelab team, which has entered the sport to help assist Mercedes entry into the sport next season. The team will be run by HWA AG CEO and Mercedes DTM boss Ulrich Fritz as […]

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