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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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Frijns returns with Virgin Racing

Virgin Racing will pair Audi factory driver Robin Frijns with Sam Bird for the 2018/19 Formula E championship. The British team unveiled their livery it will use on its customer Audi e-tron FE05 cars on Friday morning, as well as announcing its Bird and Frijns for the upcoming season. Frijns raced with Andretti in FE’s […]

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Techeetah season 5
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DS and Techeetah open a new factory

DS Autombolies and Techeetah revealed their season five challenger and a brand new factory to start the two companies partnership in Formula E.  Reigning formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne will continue to drive alongside Andre Lotterer for the 2018/2019 season, with  James Rossiter and Guan Yu Zhou continuing as development drivers. “It is with great pleasure that […]

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fillipi
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NIO part ways with Luca Filippi

NIO has parted ways Luca Filippi for the 2018/2019 Formula E championship.  The Italian made his FE debut with the team in the 2017/18 season, but scored just one point – which came in the first Hong Kong race – from 11 starts and was switched out in favour of Ma Qing Hua for the […]

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Riyadh track revealed to open season five

Formula E has revealed the track layout for the inaugural Saudi Arabia race in Riyadh, which open the 2018/19 season on December 15. The circuit was unveiled at the Governorate of Diriyah after ex-Williams Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa drove his new Venturi around the city streets. The 2.495km circuit has 21 corners which wind their […]

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Virgin Racing join forces with Audi

Virgin Racing has agreed to a multi-year deal with Audi to be a customer of their Formula E powertrain from the 2018/19 season. The British team, which split with DS Automobiles after three seasons as the French manufacturer opted for Techeetah who was the only customer team in Formula E last season. Managing Director Sylvain Filippi is looking forward […]

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FIA faces legal battle over “Formula E” trademark

After a four-year-long legal jawing match, a highly controversial case involving the ABB FIA Formula E championship has been lodged to the European Court of Justice. As first uncovered by German ‘e-Formel.de’, Formula E’s governing body FIA has been involved in an intricate trademark opposition case against the British “The Green Effort Limited” company. Both […]

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Nissan e.dams signs Buemi and Albon for Formula E debut

Swiss racer Sebastien Buemi and U.K.-based Alex Albon will drive for Nissan e.dams when the Japanese manufacturer makes its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in December. Buemi spent the past four seasons as a driver with e.dams, where Nissan will be taking over the reins from Renault before the new season. He will […]

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