Month: October 2017

Buemi

Renault confirm Formula E exit

Renault has confirmed that it wiill leave Formula E after this season, with its sister brand Nissan taking over for the 2018/19 season. The French manufacturer, joined forces with Nissan in 1999. Renault want to focus on there Formula One program, which is the reason Renault will leave Formula E. A statement from Renault confirmed […]

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Nissan Confirmed for Season five

Nissan is set to become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the FIA Formula E Championship – joining the electric street racing series in Season Five. The move to participate in Formula E provides Nissan with a global platform to spread the message of Nissan Intelligent Mobility – the company’s three-pillar strategy to […]

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venturi

Engel and Mortara signed at Venturi

Venturi has confirmed Edoardo Mortrara and Maro Engel as their drivers for season four. The Monegasque team tested a number of drivers during the pre-season testing to see who would partner Maro Engel at the team. Venturi fielded James Rossiter and Mortara during testing and decided to take on the Italian driver for the season. […]

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d’Ambrosio: “I expect to fight at the front”

After a season with more downs than ups, Dragon Racing’s Jérôme d’Ambrosio is confident that the team will overcome last season’s issues and fight back at the top in season four. The Belgian finished last seasons championship in 18th position, scoring a total of 13 points. Dragon Racing struggled with a car that had poor reliability, […]

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Piquet

Jaguar where they want to be: Piquet Jr

Neslon Piquet Jr is confident that Jaguar has made good progress from last season, and are where he was expecting them to be this season already.  The Brazilian was impressed with the lap times the car was able to produce throughout the three days of testing at the  Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia “ It […]

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NIO

NIO Surprised by Pace

NIO left Valencia last week feeling confident that they have drastically improved their car for season four.  The Chinese team had great pace in qualifying, as the team secured a front-row lockout in Hong Kong, but their race efficiency let them down as they tumbled down the order. British driver Oliver Turvey was pleased with […]

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Buemi

We can fight at the top again: Buemi

Sebastien Buemi is confident that Renault e.dams will be able to challenge at the front again this season, despite early indications suggesting teams have closed the gap on the French team.  Renault e.dams showed consistent pace and reliability during the three-day test at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. Buemi, who missed out on becoming a […]

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Lotterer

Techeetah happy with progress

Techeetah had a productive week in pre-season testing as they tested their car for the first time in Valencia last week.  Due to the Chinese team being a customer team to Renault. Techeetah is not allowed 15 days of private track day testing that manufacturers are allowed. Despite not being able to turn a wheel until […]

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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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Audi

Audi delighted with Reliability

The Audi Formula E team left Valencia feeling confident that there season four challenger will be competitive when the season starts in Hong Kong.  The new Audi e-tron FE04 completed the largest number of test kilometres of all ten teams in Valencia, as both Lucas Di Grassi and Daniel ABt completed 474 laps between them, which impressed […]

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