Author: William Dodds

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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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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Lynn

Exclusive: Lynn in consideration for 2021 Mahindra seat

Mahindra team principal Dilbagh Gill revealed that Alex Lynn is in contention for a 2021 seat with the team, in an interview with Formula E Zone. Lynn was brought in to finish the current season following the decision of Pascal Wehrlein to depart with immediate effect. Asked whether Lynn is in contention for the seat […]

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Exclusive: Gill disappointed with Wehrlein departure

Mahindra Team Principal Dilbagh Gill revealed that he was disappointed with the circumstances around Pascal Wehrlein’s departure from the team, in an interview with Formula E Zone. Wehrlein announced that he had parted ways with Mahindra earlier this month, with reports stating that he will replace Neel Jani at Porsche at the end of this […]

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Report: Local government keen on Formula E race at Assen

Centrist Dutch political party Democrats 66 are keen to bring Formula E to the Assen TT circuit in the Northern Netherlands. The Assen circuit plays host to a range of top level motorcycle events including MotoGP and Superbikes, while it also held DTM and W Series races in 2019. Known at ‘The Cathedral’ of motorcycles, […]

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Report: Formula E set for evening mid-week races on return

Formula E are reportedly set to hold evening mid-week races as it steps up plans for the return of racing in early August. According to The Race, Formula E are planning to hold six races at the Tempelhof airfield circuit in Berlin across an eight-day period, with three different layouts set to be used. The […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Rowland admits Albon Nissan promotion made sense

Oliver Rowland admitted that it made sense for Nissan e.dams to promote Alex Albon above him prior to the start of season six in an interview with the Formula E Zone magazine. Rowland joined the Formula E outfit after Albon earned a last minute promotion to Formula 1 with Toro Rosso ahead of the 2019 […]

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