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Di Grassi lowers Donington lap record
Aug19

Di Grassi lowers Donington lap record

Times have continued to fall in FIA Formula E testing with Lucas di Grassi becomming the first driver to record a time in the 1:29s bracket on day four of pre-season testing at Donington Park. The Abt Schaeffler driver and Audi FIA WEC pilot used the 200kw qualifying mode to post a lap of 1:29.920s to break the new lap record his team-mate Daniel Abt set the previous day. The Brazilian was well clear of his rivals, who were headed by...

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Abt tops FIA Formula E Testing
Aug17

Abt tops FIA Formula E Testing

With new powertrains entering FIA Formula E championship, times are already beginning to fall in pre-season testing with Daniel Abt leading the way. The German set a new Formula E lap record using the full 200kw qualifying mode to record a lap of 1:30.250, comfortably quicker than Sebastien Buemi’s previous best of 1:31.050s, set on the final day of last week’s test. “When Buemi said that a 1:29s was possible last week that really...

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Piquet clinches FIA Formula E crown
Jun28

Piquet clinches FIA Formula E crown

Nelson Piquet Jr has been crowned as the inaugural FIA Formula E champion after a dramatic final round on the streets of London’s Battersea Park today. The Brazilian ex-Formula 1 driver fought his way up to seventh place at the checkered flag after only qualifying 16th fastest this morning. He didn’t know when he crossed the start-finish line whether or not he had done enough to clinch the title for his Chinese NEXTEV TCR...

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Victory for Buemi in London Formula E
Jun27

Victory for Buemi in London Formula E

Sebastien Buemi went from pole to victory lane at the first race of the London ePrix weekend today – clinching the team’s championship for e.dams-Renault. Victory by the Swiss ex-Formula 1 ace combined with seventh place for Nico Prost was enough to clinch the championship for the French team.. This was Buemi’s third win of the season, following on from those in Punta del Este and Monaco and it means the fight for the...

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Formula E heads to Russia
Jun05

Formula E heads to Russia

  The FIA Formula E championships heads to Moscow this weekend for the first race staged on a new street circuit in Moscow. The Russian weekend is the penultimate venue on the schedule with just the final double-header round in London to follow. Lucas di Grassi is looking to bounce back this weekend after being excluded following his race victory in Germany. “This case is closed for me, I’m fully concentrating on nothing else but...

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New winner post-race in FIA Formula E
May24

New winner post-race in FIA Formula E

Lucas di Grassi may have crossed the line first in Germany in the latest round of the FIA Formula E championship but a post-race technical infringement handed the win to Jerome D’Ambrosio. The race-winning car failed post-race scrutineering where it was discovered that the front wing fairings had been modified to include internal metal reinforcing rods. In addition the stewards found that six of the eight holes in the front wing...

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