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Venturi consider ‘what might have been’ after Santiago ePrix

Venturi were left to rue what might have been in Santiago after collisions ended their chances of a big points haul on ABB Formula E’s first race of 2020.  Strong qualifying performances from both drivers saw Felipe Massa and Edoardo Mortara line up fourth and seventh on the grid respectively, but a slew of incidents […]

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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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Sam Bird recovers points despite disappointing Santiago ePrix

Sam Bird battled back from an early collision in Santiago to secure two hard earned points which keep the Englishman within touching distance of ABB Formula E championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne. Starting from 16th on the grid, Bird tried to move his way through the pack, until he was tapped by Daniel Abt which sent […]

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Fourth was the maximum: Wehrlein

Mahindra’s Pascal Wehrlein is taking the positives out of his fourth place  finish in the Santiago E-Prix despite running in second after the first lap. The 25 year old started third on the grid after making it to his third successive superpole of the season. A good start to the race saw him move up […]

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“7th feels like a victory” Di Grassi

Lucas Di Grassi was overjoyed that he was able to turn his 22nd starting position into points in a manic Santiago E-Prix.  The Brazilian crashed in qualifying, as Di Grassi got it all wrong at Turn 9 which forced him to start at the rear of the field. Di Grassi then carefully manoeuvred his way […]

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Da Costa forced to settle for second in Santiago

Antonio Felix Da Costa secured his first podium finish as a DS Techeetah driver, after narrowly missing out on victory in Santiago.  In only his third race for the Chinese team, Da Costa had his chance of winning the race snatched away by Max Gunther after an intense battle in the closing stages of the […]

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Gunther shines in supreme Santiago battle

Max Gunther won his first ever race in Formula E for the BMW Andretti team following a supreme battle between himself and Antonio Felix da Costa. Gunther and Da Costa’s battle ran until the final few corners, where the BMWi Andretti driver drove cleanly around the outside of the Techeetah in Turn 8 to win […]

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Evans claims pole in Santiago

Mitch Evans has qualified on pole for the Santiago EPrix and takes four championship points in doing so. The Kiwi set a 1:04.827 to claim top spot and three championship points. The additional point comes from Evans also being the fastest of the group qualifying session. Max Gunther recorded his best qualifying performance as he […]

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Rowland ends FP2 fastest which was littered with red flags

Oliver Rowland has ended the final practice session in Santiago fastest after the session finished under red flag conditions.  The session was brought to a halt after Ma Qing Hua crashed his NIO 333 car at the exit of Turn 5. The Chinese driver severely damaged the right front suspension and has given his mechanics […]

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Bird ends FP1 fastest

Last season’s Santiago E-Prix winner Sam Bird ended the first practice session in Chile fastest setting a 1:04.914.  The Brit set his lap time in the final few minutes of the session, and had a lot of traffic on his lap, which Bird felt made his lap “scrappy” which he commented over the team radio. […]

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