|Paffett has made Formula E interest clear to Mercedes|
Added: 20.01.2018 10:36 | 1 views | 0 comments
Paffett has raced for the German manufacturer in the DTM since 2003 and dovetailed that with Formula 1 simulator and testing roles for the McLaren and Williams teams.The Briton will need a new full-time programme once Mercedes withdraws from the DTM at the end of this year ahead of its move into FE for the 2019/20 season.He sampled an FE car for the first time in Marrakesh ...
|Why Formula E's red-hot favourite is on the ropes|
Added: 19.01.2018 12:36 | 1 views | 0 comments
Formula E's script has not been torn up, but its main character has been rapidly rewritten.Lucas di Grassi was penned as the title favourite, but the Audi Sport Abt driver's championship challenge has not so much stalled as failed to start completely. Conversely, Felix Rosenqvist has quietly assumed the leading role, with two wins from three races.Rosenqvist and his Mahindra team's ...
|Canceled Montreal Formula E races will not be replaced|
Added: 19.01.2018 1:03 | 1 views | 0 comments
Formula E will not replace the two canceled Montreal races that would have ended the season in July, the all-electric series said on Thursday.
|Formula E won't replace scrapped Montreal finale|
Added: 18.01.2018 14:55 | 1 views | 0 comments
The electric single-seater series has been evaluating what to do after the Montreal mayor announced last month the city would scrap its contracted season finale.As revealed by Motorsport.com, the options being considered by the series included a race in Birmingham, which wou ...
|Fittipaldi column: An eye-opening Formula E test debut|
Added: 18.01.2018 13:02 | 1 views | 0 comments
This past Sunday I was given the great opportunity to try out Jaguar Racing's Formula E car in the Marrakesh rookie test.It was a really busy test day for the whole paddock, with teams doing all sorts of development work and having to adjust their schedules because of rain in the morning session.At Jaguar, I was partnered up with Paul di Resta, who was extremely nice and great to ...
|Alejandro Agag: New 'Batman' FE car to be revealed this month|
Added: 17.01.2018 15:04 | 1 views | 0 comments
At the end of this month we're going to be launching the second generation car which will debut in season five of Formula E and truly it feels like it will be the start of a new era for us.We will have a major breakthrough with the battery technology of the new car, giving us more performance and range, which means that for the first time we will no longer require mid-race car ...
|Formula E grid set to expand next season|
Added: 16.01.2018 17:19 | 1 views | 0 comments
Factory entries from the two German giants are already confirmed for the 2019/20 season, but Motorsport.com has learned the grid is to be taken beyond 10 entries sooner by an independent team.Series CEO Alejandro Agag confirmed to Motorsport.com it was possible for the grid to grow before Porsche and Mercedes join, saying: “I don’t think it will be 12, but it might be 11 [next ...
|Nelson's column: Why it's working out for Jaguar in Formula E|
Added: 16.01.2018 14:41 | 1 views | 0 comments
After the first three races of season four, it’s good to be able to say that we’re much closer to the leaders than we would have imagined when we started the championship.Fastest lap in Marrakesh was a good indication of performance and potential in the car and a fourth-place finish is OK, too. I don’t think we have the perfect package at the moment, but there are going to be days ...
|Di Resta: Formula E car better than people said|
Added: 16.01.2018 13:15 | 1 views | 0 comments
Di Resta had been courted by Jaguar for some time and finally joined the team for the post-race Marrakesh rookie test on Sunday.He admitted had not been able to "pay a whole lot of attention to Formula E” because of his Mercedes DTM and Williams/Sky Sports commitments in Formula 1.Di Resta told Motorsport.com testing the electric single-seater needed “a whole differ ...
|DTM’s Bruno Spengler enjoys first test in Formula E|
Added: 15.01.2018 14:33 | 1 views | 0 comments
The official test was being held in Marrakesh, Morocco exclusively for drivers who have not held a Formula E race licence.Driving for MS&AD Andretti, Bruno Spengler put up top-10 times in the morning session, setting the ninth fastest time with a 1:22.987. The Canadian was flying on his quick lap in the afternoon, but slowed dramatically in the middle sector with a technical ...