Month: January 2018

News

Jaguar aim to continue momentum

Jaguar Racing is looking to carry on their positive start to the season in Santiago, as the British team aim to score their second podium of the season.  Mitch Evans secured the team’s first podium in Hong Kong but didn’t get to stand on the podium, as it was awarded post-race due to Daniel Abt’s disqualification. […]

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Gen 2
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Gen2 car will double current range

Formula E’s season five car will have double the range of the current car, putting an end to the mid-race car swap from season five onwards.  The series unveiled its new futuristic look which will be used for the next three seasons; the car will make its competitive debut in the 2018/19 season of the series. […]

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Bird
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Ds Virgin Racing hoping for better luck in Chile

DS Virgin Racing are hoping to turn their fortunes around in Chile, as the British team has struggled with reliability issues and collisions after the first three races of the season. Sam Bird was fighting with Sebastien Buemi for the lead of the race in Marrakech, but a gearbox issue caused the British driver to slow down […]

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Abt
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Abt/Lynn collision a “racing incident”- McNish

5Audi Sports Team Principal Allan McNish felt that Daniel Abt’s drive-through penalty in Marrakesh was harsh, as Audi had another race weekend to forget in season four.  The German team only went home with a single point from Marrakesh as Abt had to serve a drive-through penalty and was later caught out by a full course […]

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Engel
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Engel Surprised by Penalty

Maro Engel was left surprised by his post-race penalty for causing a collision which dropped the German driver from seventh to 13th place.  The German driver was fighting with fellow countrymen Nick Heidfeld for sixth place with two laps remaining. Engel’s teammate Edorado Mortara had also joined the fight and was directly behind Engel. Engel tried […]

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Bird
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Bird was close to retiring in Marrakech

Ds Virgin Racing has been running with inherent reliability problems since Hong Kong, which finally caught up with the British team when Sam Bird had a gearbox issue on lap 16 of the Marrakesh E-Prix.  Bird was running in second place and challenging Sebastien Buemi for the lead of the race when a gearbox issue caused […]

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Buemi
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Buemi left frustrated by broken Fanboost

Sebastien Buemi was left frustrated after his FanBoost failed to deploy in his second car, which forced the Swiss driver to settle for second place behind Felix Rosenqvist.  Buemi was leading the race throughout but was being attacked in the closing stages by Rosenqvist. Buemi wanted to use his FanBoost to defend from the Swedish […]

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Mahindra
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Teamwork key to Rosenqvist’s victory

Felix Rosenqvist heaped praise onto his mechanics for his Marrakech win, as the Swede claimed back to back victories in Hong Kong and Morocco. The 26-year old needed a battery change on one of his cars just before the Marrakesh E-Prix started, which meant it was a race against time for the team’s mechanics to […]

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Jaguar
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Rookies help Jaguar prepare for the Santiago ePrix

 Jaguar Racing believe that they have made good progress in the Marrakesh rookie test with Paul Di Resta and Pietro Fittipaldi. Both drivers experienced Formula E for the first time and assisted the British team in continuing their development of the Jaguar I-TYPE 2. Paul Di Resta completed 71 laps, finishing fourth fastest of the day; […]

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Muller
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Muller Sets Marrakech Lap Record

Nico Muller set a new Formula E lap record around the Marrakech circuit as he topped the rookie test by almost a second in his Audi. The German started a full-power lap in the opening few minutes of the afternoon session and immediately beat Paul di Resta’s morning benchmark. Then in the final moments of the session, […]

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