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D’Ambrosio in favour of a one-shot qualifying system

Mahindra Racing’s Jerome D’Ambroiso has suggested that a one-shot qualifying system could be a more appropriate way of forming the grid than the current group system. The Belgian driver believes Formula E should try and implement a new qualifying system that would eliminate the unfairness of the qualifying group stages, in which the grip level […]

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Formula E calendar could extend into August

Formula E is looking at a number of ways to replace the postponed races the series has lost due to coronavirus, and one proposal is to finish the season in August instead of July.  COVID-19 has claimed five races of a 14 race calendar, with Sanya, Rome, Paris, Seoul and Jakarta being postponed due to […]

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Paris and Seoul called off as two month suspension called

Formula E and the FIA have announced that the 2019/20 season will be temporarily suspended for a two-month period, considering the challenge the current health crisis poses to the organisation of events in city-centres. As a consequence of the suspension, it will no longer be possible to race in Paris and Seoul, or Jakarta as […]

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No Formula E until Late May

Formula E is set to suspend racing for the next two months due to the global health threat of the coronavirus crisis. The series has yet to make the full announcement, but it is expected to come after this weekend’s Formula 1 opener in Melbourne, Australia, it is understood that the World Health Organisation’s declaration of […]

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Coronavirus forces the cancellation of the Jakarta E-Prix

The Jakarta E-Prix has become the third Formula E race to be officially postponed following the spread of the coronavirus.  The race was scheduled to take place on June 6, but will now fall off the championship calendar along with the recently delayed Rome and Sanya events. The full statement from Formula E follows. “With the growing number […]

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Why Formula E shouldn’t race in Valencia

Coronavirus has played a huge role in the Formula E calendar with two races being called off and several placed in doubt due to the outbreak.  Formula E has been forced to cancel the Sanya E-Prix in China and the Italian E-Prix in Rome due to the virus, but the series is also facing problems […]

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Rome Postponed due to Coronavirus

Formula E has officially postponed the 2020 Rome E-Prix amid the outbreak of the coronavirus. The April 4 event was due to be the next round of the championship, but now becomes the second FE event to be postponed by the virus , as  the Sanya E-Prix in China was also officially postponed last month. […]

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Dutch E-Prix place a bid for season eight

Today, the organisers of a Dutch E-Prix that will take place in Eindhoven placed a bid to enter the series calendar in season eight (2021/2022 season).  In a press conference that also included Envision Virgin Racing driver Robin Frijns., Business entrepreneurs Peter-Paul Laumans, Berry van Nes and Ed Winters are spearheading the plans to bring the […]

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We have to understand how to improve: D’Ambrosio

Jerome D’Ambrosio is hopeful that Mahindra can improve their pace which has disappeared over the recent run of races.  Mahindra racing won the Marrakesh E-Prix in 2018-2019 season with D’Ambrosio, but the Indian team were not able to replicate that performance as they failed to score a point at a track that has been successful […]

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Cassidy ends the Rookie Test fastest

Nick Cassidy ended the only Rookie in-season test fastest by setting a new lap record around the Marrakesh circuit. Driving one of Envision Virgin Racing’s,  the Kiwi posted a best time of 1:16.467 to go clear by 0.463 seconds at the top of the timesheets in the afternoon session. The day was split into the […]

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