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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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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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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 Racing aiming high at the Buenos Aires ePrix

The DS Virgin Racing team is hoping history is on the side of their drivers as they gear up for next weekend’s Buenos Aires ePrix. Both Sam Bird and Jean-Eric Vergne managed top eight finishes in the Argentinian capital on their first visit a year ago, with the Briton missing out on a chance of […]

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Vergne collects first points for DS Virgin

After starting at the back of the grid after a bad qualifying session, Jean-Eric Vergne was very pleased with the outcome of his race in Punta del Este. The Frenchman finished in seventh, collecting valuable points for his DS Virgin team. “I don’t think my race could have gone much better after starting at the […]

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Bird: “D’Ambrosio was unbeatable”

DS Virgin driver Sam Bird admits that both Dragon drivers were unbeatable in today’s qualifying session for the Punta del Este ePrix. However, the Brit is pleased with his third position on the grid for the race. “Jerome [D’Ambrosio] was incredible today. I had no chance, he was simply unbeatable. I might have had the […]

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