Month: April 2019

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Frijns wins in Paris

Robin Frijns secured his first maiden Formula E in Paris and became the eighth different winner in eight races.  The Envision Virgin Racing driver remained out front through several restarts following a number of incidents caused by the changing weather conditions in the French capital. It became the first fully wet Formula E race following […]

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Wehrlein loses pole after a tyre pressure infringement

Pascal Wehrlein has lost pole position for the Paris E-Prix after he was penalised for a tire pressure offence. Wehrlein has been sent to the rear of the grid along with teammate Jerome d’Ambrosio who was penalised for the same problem. An announcement made by the FIA stated that “The tyre pressure was measured twice […]

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Wehrlein on pole in Paris

Pascal Wehrlein became the first repeat winner in Formula E this season as he scored his second career Formula E Championship pole position.  Wehrlein’s time of 1:00.383 was enough to pip Nissan e.dams driver Oliver Rowland, who was the last to go out. The British driver dropped three-tenths of a second in his second sector […]

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Mahindra Racing looking to build on previous performances in Paris

Going into the second European race of the season in Paris, Mahindra Racing is third in the championship with Jérôme D’Ambrosio leading the driver’s championship. The team are going into the weekend after gaining solid points over the past two rounds with both drivers finishing in the top ten in Rome and Sanya. Current championship […]

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Evans fastest in FP2

Rome race winner Mitch Evans ended the dry second Free Practice session fastest ahead of qualifying for the Paris E-Prix.  Evans posted a time of 1:00.226 during a flurry of full-power qualifying simulation laps to top the leaderboard heading Nissan e.dams driver Oliver Rowland, 0.103 seconds off Evans’ lap-time., while Lucas di Grassi ended the […]

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Lotterer ends a tricky FP1 fastest

Andre Lotterer ended a troublesome practice session fastest after the session saw two red flags and ended eight minutes earlier after Sam Bird hit the wall at Turn 2.  Bird’s team-mate Robin Frijns also nosed his Envision Virgin machine at Turn two breaking his front wing and bringing out the first red flag. Audi Sport […]

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Encouraging Prospects for Techeetah in Paris

DS Techeetah arrive in Paris top of the Teams’ Championship with optimism of extending the lead and high hopes of securing good results in the race. The last race in Rome, saw André Lotterer start in pole position and nearly take the race victory, this came off the back of teammate Jean-Éric Vergne’s win in […]

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Gunther to race in Paris instead of Nasr

Maximilian Günther will also replace Felipe Nasr for the Dragon team at the Paris E-Prix after originally only supposed to be driving in the Rome E-Prix.  The German driver started season five with the Dragon team, competing in the opening three rounds and scoring a best position of 12th in Marrakesh before being replaced by […]

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Why Formula E’s qualifying system must change

With controversy surrounding the qualifying format used by Formula E in season five, we take a look at how the system has affected the championship and explain why the drivers’ complaints about qualifying are valid and should be taken more seriously. “Now hold on a second!” some of you might well be saying. “Isn’t Formula […]

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Lotterer aiming to build momentum

Ds Techeetah’s Andre Lotterer is aiming to build up momentum after picking up fourth place in Sanya and second in Rome.  The Veteran German driver explained that consistency in Formula E has become crucial towards creating a title push, but as the 37-year old will be in group one in qualifying for Paris, he is […]

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