Author: Edward Hunter

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Maserati announces Gen 3 Formula E entry for 2023

On Tuesday Maserati officially announced that they will be entering Formula E in season 9, the first season for the new Gen 3 car, making them the first Italian manufacturer to enter the championship. It is Maserati’s first motorsports entry since winning the FIA GT1 title in 2010 with the MC12, and their first works […]

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Corruption scandal threatens Jakarta E-Prix

The 2022 Jakarta E-Prix, currently scheduled for June 4th, is at the centre of a local government controversy as the city’s Governor Anies Baswedan is under investigation from an anti-corruption commission after allegations that he illegally used a 180 Billion Rupiah bank loan to fund the race. The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is in the […]

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How the Formula E driver market interconnects three men called Alex

The fates of Alexander Sims, Alex Lynn and Alexander Albon are all intertwined as each driver fights for a place on the Formula E grid. But with available race seats for the season eight grid in short supply, which one of the three is going to miss out? When Alex Lynn completed a superb weekend […]

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Formula E confirms 15 race season 7 calendar

Formula E announced on Thursday that the current season seven calendar will end with four double-headers in Mexico, New York, London and Berlin, bumping up the number of rounds to 15 across eight different venues. The Santiago E-Prix, which was originally scheduled to be the season opener before being delayed due to COVID-19 related travel […]

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Nissan commits to the next five seasons of Formula E

Japanese car manufacturer Nissan officially announced today that it will commit to Formula E’s Gen3 regulations, remaining in the series until the end of the world championship’s twelfth season in 2026. The Nissan e.Dams team becomes the third Formula E squad to sign up to the Gen3 rules, which come into force for Formula E’s […]

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Why Formula E’s latest esports competition should be taken seriously

In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, Formula E staged sim-racing to fill the gap, but unfortunately the series itself was underwhelming and overshadowed by controversy. Formula E’s latest sim-racing series starts at the end of the month; we take a look at what went wrong last time, and why those mistakes won’t be repeated […]

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McLaren Racing signs option to evaluate Formula E entry in season 9

McLaren Racing, the same entity which manages the McLaren Formula One team, has signed an option expressing interest in entering Formula E for the start of its Gen 3 era in season nine. McLaren is already involved in Formula E, with its sister company McLaren applied technologies (MAT) designing the batteries that have been used […]

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Santiago E-Prix postponed due to UK travel ban

The Santiago E-Prix, the season-opening race originally scheduled for the 16th and 17th of January, has now been postponed to later in the first quarter of 2021 as the Chilean government has closed its borders to all UK flights. The postponement follows the spread of a new mutated strain of COVID-19 that has forced the […]

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Venturi purchased by US Investor group

An American investment group led by Scott Swild and José Maria Asnar Botella has bought a majority stake in the RoKiT Venturi Formula E team, which will continue under its existing name and senior management. Asnar Botella is the step-brother in law of Formula E co-founder Alejandro Agag, and the son of former Spanish Prime […]

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Audi announce departure from Formula E at the end of season 7

Audi announced on Monday that the 2021 Formula E season will be their last, as the German manufacturer switches its focus to other series. Audi’s long term strategy has instead shifted to include an electric entry in the Dakar Rally in 2022, and a re-entry in the World Endurance Championship with a Le Mans Daytona […]

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