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Maximillian Gunther announced with Dragon for season 5

Dragon Racing has announced that German racer  Maximillian Gunther will partner Jose Maria Lopez at the team in season five. Gunther is currently 14th in Formula 2 driving for BWT Arden, with 41 points. He has tested for the team extensively, most recently at the public pre-season tests in Valencia in October. “I’m really happy to […]

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Why Formula E will have another new champion

Last season, Sam Bird kept in the title hunt with eventual winner Jean-Eric Vergne until the penultimate race in New York. After four seasons as the perennial nearly man, he now has perhaps his best opportunity yet to become Formula E champion.  Making predictions about a season of Formula E is always tricky, especially when there […]

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Why Vandoorne has the right attitude to thrive at HWA

After stratospheric performances in Formula Renault 3.5, GP2 and Super Formula, Stoffel Vandoorne has had two difficult seasons in Formula One driving for McLaren. But his switch to Formula E with HWA RACELAB could yet recover his battered and bruised reputation. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A driver with a successful pedigree […]

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Lopez retained by Dragon Racing

Dragon Racing have re-signed Argentinian Jose Maria Lopez for their season five Formula E title assault. The Toyota LMP1 WEC driver made his debut for DS Virgin Racing in the third season of the championship, but at the start of the following season he was left without a drive until Neel Jani’s departure from Dragon […]

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Formula E’s oversight on season five calendar

After only announcing the season five calendar at the end of June, Formula E has already lost a host city and is desperately trying to find a replacement. Could this very public situation have been avoided?  The Zurich E-Prix has been cancelled, forcing Formula E to find an alternative venue in Switzerland. Motorsport.com reports that another […]

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Birmingham E-Prix “In final stages of negotiation”

West Midlands mayor Andy Street claims that he is close to confirming a deal to host Birmingham as a round of the 2018/19 Formula E championship, pending the approval of Birmingham city council and Formula E. Returning motorsport to the streets of Birmingham was part of Street’s winning manifesto in the 2017 mayoral elections. Street […]

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Does Formula E need a new gimmick for season 5?

Formula E heads into its exciting new era in season five- with one car per race- we discuss if it is necessary to add a new gimmick to the sport to spice up the action as the mid-race car-swap becomes defunct.  Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag was recently interviewed about proposed changes to the season […]

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Ma Qing Hua to replace Filippi for Paris

The Nio Formula E team announced today that reserve driver Ma Qing Hua will replace Luca Filippi for the upcoming Paris E-Prix. Filippi started his rookie campaign promisingly this season, scoring a point on his debut in Hong Kong. However, the Italian has struggled thereafter; failing to score any further points and being routinely outperformed […]

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Turvey baffled by pitstop position loss

Oliver Turvey continued his strong form in Punta Del Este, coming off the back of securing his first podium in Mexico City. The Brit started from 4th on the grid, despite being penalised for hitting the bollard at turn 16. Turvey was thrilled that he was able to secure two Super Pole appearances in a row. […]

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