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DS Virgin aim to pick up first Uruguayan Silverware.

Formula E returns to Punta del Este after two years this weekend and the DS Virgin team look to capitalise on a relatively strong start to the 2017-18 season by securing their first taste of Uruguayan silverware. Despite competing in both races, Sam Bird has only completed 20 racing laps around the Punta del Este […]

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Sam Bird: “It is a self-sustained series”

Sam Bird has been one of the more successful drivers in Formula E picking up five wins from 33 races. The British driver is now going into his fourth season with DS Virgin Racing, and the 30-year caught up with Andrea Perilli to discuss his Formula E journey. Season one  “When I went into season […]

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DS Virgin determined to show their pace in Marrakech

DS Virgin Racing are determined to show what it can do in Marrakech, after a miserable season-opener in Hong Kong.

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DS Virgin Racing aiming high at the Buenos Aires ePrix

The DS Virgin Racing team is hoping history is on the side of their drivers as they gear up for next weekend’s Buenos Aires ePrix. Both Sam Bird and Jean-Eric Vergne managed top eight finishes in the Argentinian capital on their first visit a year ago, with the Briton missing out on a chance of […]

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Vergne collects first points for DS Virgin

After starting at the back of the grid after a bad qualifying session, Jean-Eric Vergne was very pleased with the outcome of his race in Punta del Este. The Frenchman finished in seventh, collecting valuable points for his DS Virgin team. “I don’t think my race could have gone much better after starting at the […]

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Bird: “D’Ambrosio was unbeatable”

DS Virgin driver Sam Bird admits that both Dragon drivers were unbeatable in today’s qualifying session for the Punta del Este ePrix. However, the Brit is pleased with his third position on the grid for the race. “Jerome [D’Ambrosio] was incredible today. I had no chance, he was simply unbeatable. I might have had the […]

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Virgin Racing Looking to carry on Momentum

The DS Virgin Racing team are looking to continue their recent form in Punta Del Este this weekend after the British team picked up a second place with Sam Bird in Putrajaya. The Putrajaya weekend did come with its challenges, as both drivers qualified outside the top ten with Bird and Vergne in 13th and 14th. Also, 25 […]

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Sam Bird was close to not starting in Putrajaya

Sam Bird secured his first podium of the season at Putrajaya 12 months after he took his first victory in Malaysia last season. However, Bird was close to not being on the grid last Saturday and Ds Virgin Racing’s Team Manger Leon Price and Cheif Technical Officer Sylvain Filippi told us what went on in […]

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