Day: November 22, 2019

Bird wins Season Opener

Sam Bird won an enthralling opening race of the season in Diriyah after fighting his way from fifth on the grid. The Brit had to methodically fight his way through the field using the Attack Mode to undercut both Alexander Sims and Nyck De Vries before passing Stoffel Vandoorne to take victory. Bird took his […]

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Sims storms to Saudi pole

Alexander Sims has taken pole position for the opening race of the 2019-20 Formula E season despite being the second to head out in superpole. Mercedes EQ will make their debut from second and third on the grid with Stoffel Vandoorne lining up on the front row with Nyck De Vries close behind his teammate. […]

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Bird tops messy second practice

Envision Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird ended up convincingly topping the second practise, eventually finishing eight tenths clear of Antonio Felix da Costa. Traffic was an issue during the session, asa lot of drivers including Mitch Evans, Jean-Eric Vergne and James Calado got held up on their flying laps. Edoardo Mortara ended a creditable third ahead […]

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Frijns leads Virgin 1-3 in opening Diriyah session

Robin Frijns enede the first practice session fastest in a heavily compromised session which saw two red flags.  The Dutchman set a lap of a 1:16.137, over 1.2 seconds clear of rookie Nico Muller in second. But Frijns set his lap once the yellow flags were cleared in sector three which allowed him to go […]

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