Author: Edward Hunter

Proof Reader for Formula E Zone

Gunther disqualified from Berlin E-Prix after exceeding usable energy

Maximillian Gunther has been disqualified from the Berlin E-Prix after an energy consumption infraction, meaning that the German loses his 8th place finish. BMW Motorsport’s twitter account broke the news with a tweet reading: “Unfortunately Maximillian Gunther has been disqualified from the race for using too much energy. That’s a shame…” Gunther was also involved […]

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Formula E launches Positively Charged campaign with minute’s silence in Berlin

On Tuesday night, a minute’s silence was held at Tempelhof airport in Berlin to commemorate the death of a track worker, worldwide deaths from COVID-19, and victims of racism through it’s new Positively Charged initiative. At 9PM local time, staff ranging from drivers, mechanics, engineers, construction workers, security guards, media and catering staff, gathered on […]

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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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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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