Month: December 2018


“Amazing way to start season five” D’Ambrosio

Mahindra Racing’s Jerome D’Ambrosio felt that the Indian team started the season in the best possible way after securing a podium finish in the opening round of the season in Saudi Arabia.   D’Ambrosio was able to comfortably maintain his position of sixth place, and on lap 21, overtook Sebastien Buemi to move up to fifth. A […]

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Venturi left disappointed after showing pace

Venturi had a tough day in Riyadh with both cars finishing outside the points after showing strong pace throughout the day. Felipe Massa climbed his way into eighth before serving a drive-through penalty for exceeding the permitted power regeneration, which dropped him out the points. He ended up finishing 14th but got a second post-race […]

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Bird ends Test fastest in Saudi Arabia

Virgin Racing had a strong Sunday in Saudi Arabia as Sam Bird ended the afternoon session fastest, and Robin Frijns ended the morning session fastest for the British team.  Bird was able to break the 1:09 barrier in the afternoon session with a 1:09:668. The British driver was a tenth quicker than reigning champion Jean-Eric […]

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“A taster of what to come”- Vergne

Jean-Eric Vergne believes Techeetah laid down a marker of a sign of things to come after narrowly missing out on winning the opening race of the season in Saudi Arabia.   It was almost the perfect start to Vergne’s championship defence as after starting in fifth, the Frenchmen fought his way past Jose Maria Lopez and […]

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Tough start for HWA

HWA had a difficult start to life in the Formula E championship during their first race in Saudi Arabia.  The German team were hampered by the lack of running during the free practice sessions, as both were cancelled, due to the weather conditions.  However, the teams were given 30 minutes of running when conditions improved.  […]

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Da Costa

Da Costa wins first GEN 2 race

Antonio Felix Da Costa kicks starts the GEN 2 era with a win in Saudi Arabia after a vigorous fight with Jean-Eric Vergne, who overcame a drive-through penalty to finish second.  Jerome D’Ambrosio finished third on his debut for Mahindra, as the Belgian had to fight off Mitch Evans and Andre Lotterer to secure the […]

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Da Costa clinches first pole of the season

Antonio Felix da Costa topped a reformed and disrupted qualifying session for the Ad Diriyadh E-Prix to give him and BMW Andretti a their first pole. Heavy rain caused the cancellation of the planned FP1 and FP2 sessions. However, the cars did get 30 minutes of running before qualifying took place. Qualifying was organised into […]

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FP1 cancelled due to heavy rain

The first session of the season was cancelled as heavy rain hit Saudi Arabia causing a number of corners to be submerged by water.     The FIA has announced a plan to start FP2 at 8:35 am local time (5:35 am GMT time).  The session will be extended from 30 minutes to an hour finishing […]

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Mahindra “aiming for poduims” in season five

After an extremely successful season four, Mahindra is hopeful they can maintain their success in season five with a new driver line-up. The Indian team secured two victories last season with Felix Rosenqvist, who will race for the squad for the final time in Saudi Arabia, before Pascal Wehrlein takes over as the regular driver […]

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Season Five Preview

Formula E starts its fifth season in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, and there are many new changes to look forward to. Let’s take you through them all… There are several new drivers on the grid for this season: the most well known being 11-time Grand Prix winner Felipe Massa, who will drive for Venturi. Also joining […]

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