Sam Bird

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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Alice Powell to test for Virgin Racing in Marrakesh

Leading British female racing driver Alice Powell has will test theĀ  Envision Virgin Racing car as one of its two rookie drivers to take part in the only in-season test on Sunday 1 March. Powell, 27, who made a recent return to single-seater racing with the female-only W Series, will get her first taste of […]

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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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qualifying

Why Formula E’s qualifying system must change

With controversy surrounding the qualifying format used by Formula E in season five, we take a look at how the system has affected the championship and explain why the drivers’ complaints about qualifying are valid and should be taken more seriously. “Now hold on a second!” some of you might well be saying. “Isn’t Formula […]

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DS Virgin aim to pick up first Uruguayan Silverware.

Formula E returns to Punta del Este after two years this weekend and the DS Virgin team look to capitalise on a relatively strong start to the 2017-18 season by securing their first taste of Uruguayan silverware. Despite competing in both races, Sam Bird has only completed 20 racing laps around the Punta del Este […]

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Sam Bird: “It is a self-sustained series”

Sam Bird has been one of the more successful drivers in Formula E picking up five wins from 33 races. The British driver is now going into his fourth season with DS Virgin Racing, and the 30-year caught up with Andrea Perilli to discuss his Formula E journey. Season oneĀ  “When I went into season […]

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Bird Hong Kong

DS Virgin determined to show their pace in Marrakech

DS Virgin Racing are determined to show what it can do in Marrakech, after a miserable season-opener in Hong Kong.

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Ds Virgin Move to Three Speed gearbox

DS Virgin Racing move to three gears for season three

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Virgin Set For Single Motor in Season Three

Virgin to go with Single Motor system in season three

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