Author: Edward Hunter

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Season 7 Formula E calendar published

The FIA’s world motorsport council unveiled a 14 race calendar for the seventh season of Formula E on Friday; the first season to officially be recognised as an FIA world championship. The provisional calendar is comprised of twelve prospective venues, with Saudi Arabia and the season finale in London both forming double headers. For the […]

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Jakarta E-Prix suffers setback as government turns down Monas proposal

The Jakarta E-Prix has been forced to change it’s location after the original proposed circuit in the historic Monas complex in Merdeka square was rejected by the State Secretariat of Jakarta. “The steering committee does not approve the plan for using Monas,” State Secretariat secretary Setya Utama informed the press on Wednesday, according to local […]

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Mexico City E-Prix layout altered for season 6

Formula E’s fifth visit to Mexico will utilise a drastically different circuit configuration at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, after Formula E confirmed a layout change for this year’s Mexico City E-Prix The circuit has been extended to 2.606km via the addition of an extended loop starting at turn three and ending at turn seven where […]

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Why Formula E’s esports thunder has been stolen, and how to win it back

It’s been three years since Formula E pioneered motor racing esports with their $1 Million eRace event in Las Vegas. Since then Formula One has found huge success with their own esports series. It begs the question: Why hasn’t Formula E been able to capitalise on their head-start in esports? Last month, in a shopping […]

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Post-race penalties for Gunther and De Vries, Turvey disqualified

3 hours after the finish of the second race of the season in Riyadh, four penalties were applied to three different drivers, dramatically altering the final results of the Diriyah E-Prix. Maximillian Gunther, who had finished second behind his BMWi Andretti teammate Alexander Sims, was penalised 24 seconds for overtaking Lucas Di Grassi and Stoffel […]

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Why Jaguar made the right choice in signing James Calado

Panasonic Jaguar Racing signed James Calado to complete their driver lineup for season six, a decision which few had anticipated beforehand. However, we take a look at the Englishman’s career thus far to argue that Jaguar have made a very shrewd and inspired driver choice. It’s fair to say that many people were expecting one […]

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BMW Andretti retains Alexander Sims for season six

British driver Alexander Sims has had his contract with BMWi Andretti renewed for the 2019/20 season. Sims drove for the team as a rookie the previous season, finishing 13th in the championship with 57 points, and scoring a podium finish with second place in the final race of the season in New York. Nevertheless, with […]

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Jakarta added to season six calendar

The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is the latest city to be added to the season six calendar. This new race, taking place on a temporary street circuit near the National Monument in Merdeka Square, is scheduled to take place on June 6th, 2020. “The calendar for this coming season of the ABB FIA Formula E […]

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Nico Müller signs with Geox Dragon

Geox Dragon Racing’s season six lineup has been completed, with Nico Müller joining New Zealander Brendan Hartley at the American team. Müller announced his target to return the team to the podium after they endured a difficult season five. “I have already met and started working with most of the team.” Explained Müller. “They are […]

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Jamie Reigle announced as new CEO of Formula E

Canadian-born Jamie Reigle has been selected to take over Alejandro Agag’s role as Chief Executive Officer of Formula E, as Agag moves into his new role as chairman. Reigle’s previous experience includes being on the board of directors for the Premiere League football team Manchester United, as well as being the executive vice-president of business […]

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