Author: Jack Pickering

Vandoorne wins Rome thriller

Stoffel Vandoorne won his first race of the season on the streets of Rome following a frantic race climatising in a one lap shootout for the win. Pole sitter Nick Cassidy led the start once the safety car came in, however spun out of the lead at the first braking zone due to a braking […]

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Cassidy takes maiden pole in drying qualifying

Nick Cassidy has taken his maiden pole position in Formula E in a thrilling qualifying session that gradually got drier as the session progressed. This afternoon’s race will star an all rookie front row, with Venturi’s Norman Nato, who topped group qualifying, lining up in second in front of Porsche’s Pascal Wehrlein and yesterday’s pole […]

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Cassidy tops early morning practice

Envision Virgin Racing’s Nick Cassidy came back fighting after losing his maiden point yesterday, the Kiwi topped the sole practice session setting a 1:40.107, just half a tenth ahead of BMWi Andretti’s Max Guenther in a wet session.  Stoffel Vandoorne ended third more than half a second down, with Sergio Sette Camara a full seven […]

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Vergne wins as race ends behind Safety Car

Jean Eric Vergne won a frantic Rome E-Prix after a titanic battle with Lucas Di Grassi. Di Grassi’s race ended with the Brazilian’s car breaking down in the final seven minutes of the race. The slowing Audi meant all the cars behind had to take evading action, including the Mercedes of Stoffel Vandoorne, who clipped […]

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Vandoorne secures pole after Rowland bins it

Stoffel Vandoorne has secured his third Formula E pole after Oliver Rowland, who was fastest in group qualifying, hit the wall at the final corner and limped over the line. The Brit will line up third on the grid behind Porsche’s Andre Lotterer, who has never finished off the podium in Rome. Lucas Di Grassi […]

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Guenther tops abandoned Rome FP2

BMWi Andretti’s Max Guenther topped a curtailed session setting a 1:39.517, just under two tenths ahead of the two Mercedes EQ cars, championship leader Nyck De Vries ahead of Stoffel Vandoorne. However, the cars were only on track for 12 minutes, as the session was red flagged due to a kerb at the turn 12/13 […]

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Frijns takes first pole in thrilling Qualifying

Robin Frijns has secured his first ever Formula E pole position after he decimated the field in both group qualifying and Superpole. Frijns set a 1.07.899 to be three-tenths clear of Sergio Sette Camara in the Dragon. The qualifying session started with breaking news, with the announcement that all Mercedes powered cars would not be […]

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Frijns leads Virgin 1-3 in final Diriyah practice

Robin Frijns set a new lap record of a 1:07.294 to top the final practice session in Diriyah ahead of this evening’s second race. Nyck De Vries, who had lead every session until this point, settled for second, one and a half tenths behind his compatriot, with Frijns’ teammate Nick Cassidy in third. Oliver Rowland […]

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De Vries tops disrupted Practice 2

Mercedes EQ driver Nyck De Vries re-instated himself as the fastest man in Diriyah after FP2, leading teammate Stoffel Vandoorne in a Mercedes-powered 1-2-3, as Venturi’s Edoardo Mortara finished third. The session was stopped twice due to incidents involving Nico Mueller and Robin Frijns, both of which hitting the wall in the tight twisty section […]

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Which permanent circuits should Formula E consider during COVID?

With last month’s announcement that the Santiago E-Prix has been postponed, it’s starting to look like the upcoming calendar for the 2021 Formula E season could be forced to undergo significant changes. When Formula E announced their calendar in August last year, COVID-19 was seemingly starting to disappear and the optimism was there that we […]

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