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Buemi shunts in second practice
Jul29

Buemi shunts in second practice

Renault e.Dams and Sebastien Buemi have hit a snag in their quest to retain the FIA Formula E team and driver championships as Buemi crashed the car heavily in the second practice session for the Montreal ePrix. Buemi leads the championship by just 10 points over Abt Scheffler Audi Sport’s Lucas Di Grassi. To further compound Buemi’s woes, Di Grassi turned the fastest time in the first practice session while Buemi could...

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Buemi, Di Grassi fight for the Formula E title
Jul28

Buemi, Di Grassi fight for the Formula E title

It’s the championship showdown for the FIA Formula E series in Montreal, Canada, and Renault e.Dams’ Sebastien Buemi and ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport’s Lucas Di Grassi are both fighting for the Formula E title. Also mathematically in contention are Mahindra Racing’s Felix Rosenqvist and DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird. However, their chances of taking home the crown are slim, and, in a press conference before...

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Porsche leaves LMP1, joins Formula E
Jul28

Porsche leaves LMP1, joins Formula E

Porsche has confirmed it will withdraw from the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 class at the conclusion of 2017 and switch its motorsport focus to the FIA Formula E Championship Porsche’s Formula E entry is set to debut for the 2019/2020 season. Porsche is planning an electric sports car based on the Mission E concept car the marque revealed at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. “Entering Formula E and achieving success in...

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Bird goes back-to-back
Jul16

Bird goes back-to-back

Sam Bird is the new FIA Formula E “King of New York” after making it two-for-two today, winning both races this weekend at the first ever E NYC ePrix. Bird backed up his win yesterday with a dominant performance all Sunday. He led the first practice session, earned pole position and went on to win the race. It’s only the second time in Formula E series history that both rounds of a doubleheader have been won by the same driver. “I did...

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Bird wins NYC ePrix pole
Jul16

Bird wins NYC ePrix pole

Winner of the first round of the double header, Sam Bird started today where he finished yesterday’s FIA Formula E NYC ePrix – at the front of the field. The DS Virgin Racing driver topped the morning practice session and followed that up with a pole position, setting a time of 1:02.285. Second place honors went to Mahindra Racing’s Felix Rosenqvist. The swedish ace turned a lap in the Super Pole shootout just 0.037 of a second slower...

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Formula E, WEC take to the track
Jul16

Formula E, WEC take to the track

It’s race day for two different Michelin series on two different continents as both FIA Formula E and the FIA World Endurance Championship take to the track for the NYC ePrix and Six Hours of Nurburgring, respectively. Sam Bird of DS Virgin Racing clinched the win in Formula E’s first race in the Big Apple, the first international motor race sanctioned within the five boroughs. He’ll try to defend that victory today against the likes...

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