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Rosenqvist snatches Marrakesh win from Buemi
Jan13

Rosenqvist snatches Marrakesh win from Buemi

Felix Rosenqvist reversed the script at the Marrakesh E-Prix in Saturday’s third round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season compared to this race a year ago, taking his second straight win in season four. The Swede, driving for Mahindra, dominated last year from pole position but fell down to third place at the finish behind Renault e.dams’ Sebastien Buemi and DS Virgin’s Sam Bird. This year it was Buemi who...

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Buemi secures Marrakesh pole
Jan13

Buemi secures Marrakesh pole

Sebastien Buemi will look to turn around his fourth season in ABB FIA Formula E Championship competition starting with today’s third round, the Marrakesh E-Prix, from pole position. The Swiss driver hustled his Renault e.dams entry to a best time of 1:20.355 in the Super Pole session, ahead of DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird by 0.260 of a second and Mahindra’s Felix Rosenqvist by 0.841. Buemi, Bird and Rosenqvist...

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Formula E Marrakesh preview
Jan12

Formula E Marrakesh preview

The newly rebranded ABB FIA Formula E Championship begins the 2018 portion of its fourth season this weekend from Marrakesh, Morocco, with Round 3 serving as the year’s first single race weekend of the year. DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird and Mahindra’s Felix Rosenqvist split the season-opening doubleheader weekend at Hong Kong last month, although Bird was the only one who actually won on the road. Rosenqvist was...

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Formula E lands ABB as new title sponsor
Jan09

Formula E lands ABB as new title sponsor

The FIA Formula E Championship has added a new title sponsor in its fourth season, ahead of the second race weekend of the 2017-’18 campaign in Marrakesh, Morocco. ABB Group is a global pioneering technology leader that focuses on industrial digitalization and electric mobility, and has linked up with the electric open-wheel series as part of a multi-year deal. What’s somewhat fascinating here is that this marks the first...

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Bird, Rosenqvist win in Hong Kong, Audi falters
Dec03

Bird, Rosenqvist win in Hong Kong, Audi falters

Sam Bird and Felix Rosenqvist have drawn first blood in the 2017-2018 FIA Formula E Season by taking wins in the season-opening Hong Kong doubleheader. Bird’s victory for DS Virgin Racing came after a red flag period early in the race, and a botched pit stop, which resulted in a drive-through penalty, for the British driver. However, by the time the penalty was assessed, Bird had built up enough of a gap to maintain his lead...

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