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de Ferran joins Formula E as ambassador

He went out on top winning his final IndyCar race as well as his final sportscar event but for Gil de Ferran, the future of motorsport looks quite electrifying. The two-time IndyCar Champion, Indianapolis 500 race winner and American Le Mans Series team owner and race winner has joined the FIA Formula E Championship as an Official Ambassador. Debuting in September 2014, Formula E is the world’s first fully-electric racing...

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Formula E and United SportsCar both on Fox

United SportsCar won’t be the only motorsport action on Fox Sports 1 and 2 in 2013 with the new all-electric Formula E championship also being shown on the network. As well as full US broadcast exclusivity across the FOX family of networks, including FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports also has exclusive and non-exclusive rights in more than 80 territories including Canada, Latin America/Caribbean, Netherlands, Italy, Hong Kong, Malaysia,...

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Andretti Autosport joins Formula E

Reigning IndyCar champions Andretti Autosport have become the latest team to sign up for the FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric global racing series, beginning in 2014. The team’s entry was launched on Wednesday at the team’s headquarters in Indianapolis with Alejandro Agag, CEO of Championship promoters Formula E Holdings and President, Chairman and CEO of Andretti Autosport Michael...

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Formula E adds Berlin to its schedule

Berlin is the latest city to be confirmed as part of the new FIA Formula E Championship – the all electric series which will kick off next year. Berlin joins the likes of Los Angeles and Miami that are scheduled to host races in 2014. Ten teams with two drivers each will participate in the races, which last approximately one hour using Formula cars capable of reaching speeds of more than 135 mph with zero emissions. Attended by...

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Drayson sets new electric speed record

The electric “space race” is well and truly alive with Drayson Racing firing off the first “moon shot” by setting a new world land speed record for electric cars. Drayson joins Nissan’s new ZEOD RC Le Mans program and the 2014 launch of Formula E Championship as the pioneers of electric racing. Drayson – the former UK science minister, businessman and racing driver – was behind the wheel of...

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Beijing joins Formula E as host city

The calendar for the new Formula E championship debuting in 2014 is starting to take shape with Beijing, China the latest to join the new full-electric championship. Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China, joins a list of nine cities to be announced for the inaugural season – including London, Los Angeles and Bangkok – with the remaining city to be revealed shortly, ahead of the final calendar being presented to...

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