Month: July 2020

Berlin E-Prix Track worker killed in fatal accident

Helder Moreira was killed on Wednesday during construction work at Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, a week before the Formula E season was set to restart there on August 5th. Track workers were nine days into building the circuit, and operating for the first time under strict guidelines enforced by the German government as precautions against the […]

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Sergio Sette Camara replaces Hartley at Dragon

Dragon Racing has announced that Sergio Sette Camara will replace Brendon Hartley for the remaining six races of the 2019/2020 Formula E season.  The American team did not provide a reason to why the split with Hartley has occurred, but instead, Jay Penske the team Principal and Owner of the Dragon Racing team explained his […]

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Agag

Agag lays out vision for Gen 3 Formula E cars

Formula E founder and chairman Alejandro Agag has laid out his plans for the Gen 3 cars, which are set to be introduced from season 9. Speaking to a webcast this morning, Agag confirmed that the new generation of cars would be lighter, faster and better at regenerating energy. There had been fears that the […]

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Monaco

Formula E to race on full Monaco circuit in 2021

Formula E chairman and founder Alejandro Agag has confirmed that the series will race on the full Monaco Grand Prix circuit next season. Previously, the all-electric series has run on a shortened layout of the classic circuit for the Monaco ePrix, with famous sections such as the Loews Hairpin and the tunnel excluded. However, speaking […]

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ABB to supply charging technology to Formula E Gen 3 cars

ABB has been confirmed as the provider of the charging technology for Gen 3 cars in the FIA Formula E World Championship. Currently, the series plans to introduce the Gen 3 cars from the start of the 2022-23 season, with the vehicles designed to be lighter, faster and more energy-efficient. The title partner of Formula […]

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Nick Cassidy signs for Virgin Racing

Envision Virgin Racing has signed Nick Cassidy for the seventh season of the all-electric championship after the team had to replace Sam Bird who left for Jaguar Racing. Cassidy, the reigning Super Formula champion joins the British team on a multi-year agreement alongside Robin Frijns. “It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to be joining Formula […]

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Jaguar confirms Sam Bird for 2021

Panasonic Jaguar Racing have confirmed that Sam Bird will join their squad from season seven replacing James Calado. The nine-time race winner has spent his whole career to date at Virgin since the inurgural Formula E race in 2014 and is the only driver so far to win a race in every season of the […]

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Report: Nick Cassidy to replace Sam Bird at Virgin

Nick Cassidy has reportedly agreed to replace Sam Bird at Envision Virgin Racing from the start of the 2020-21 Formula E season. According to The Race, Cassidy has agreed to join the Silverstone-based team from next season, with set to replace James Calado at Jaguar. Cassidy has served as the team’s test driver this season […]

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Report: Sam Bird to join Jaguar for 2020-21 season

Sam Bird is reportedly set to join Jaguar ahead of the 2020-21 Formula E season, ending his association with Envision Virgin Racing. According to The Race, Bird has agreed a deal to join the team following the final six races of the current season, and will begin testing for his new team shortly after the […]

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Fast Charging could see Formula E introduce pit stops.

Formula E could see pit stops return to the series in GEN 3, as the all-electric championship will introduce fast charging.  The electric championship is hopeful to achieve charging times of 30 seconds, which will allow the option for Williams Advanced engineering, who won the tender for the GEN 3 battery, to create a battery […]

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