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Formula E Eliminates Minimum Pit Stop Time

Formula E will no longer implement a minimum pitstop time during races this season. The electric racing series has featured a mid-race car swap since its inaugural race in 2014, with the FIA defining a minimum time from pitlane entry to exit before each round. There has always been several…

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Why Montreal’s Formula E Future Hung On An Election Result

Just recently, the new mayor of Montréal, Valérie Plante, declared that her new administration would not stage the FIA Formula E race this season. Here is the local view of why that happened… Mrs. Plante and most Montrealers have nothing personal against the Formula E Championship, but she decided to…

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Aston Martin Considers Entering Formula E

The entry is at least a year away and could be longer. Formula E is booming with manufacturer support, and Aston Martin is tentatively considering entering the open-wheel electric racing series, too, according to company CEO Andy Palmer. “We don’t have an electric car yet, but we will have in 2019….

6 days ago by Chris Bruce 1

Formula E 2017 Year In Review – Video

The good, bad & ugly! | Formula E 2017 Video description: Introducing the best, the worst and outright naughtiest action from Formula E in 2017! 2017 was a breakout year for Formula E, but with new major manufacturer entries in 2018, this year will surely be even more interesting. Check…

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Formula E Announces ABB As Title Sponsor – Racing Series Now Called ABB FIA Formula E Championship

Formula E has unveiled a multi-year title sponsor, which it claims is the first for an FIA single-seater category. FE has partnered with technology company ABB, which specialises in electrical engineering, robotics and the manufacture of high-performance products and systems. The deal, which means the electric racing series will be…

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Formula E Montreal Race Cancelled

The Montreal double-header that was due to be the 2017/18 Formula E season finale will be cancelled, as the city is no longer willing to host the race as planned. Montreal joined the electric single-seater series’ schedule for the 2016/17 campaign with a double-header at the end of July. It…

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Indy Lights Driver Colton Herta To Make Formula E Debut On January 14

Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing Indy Lights driver Colton Herta will make his Formula E debut with MS&AD Andretti at the upcoming rookie test in Marrakesh, Morocco on January 14. The second-generation racer will test on the Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan, one day following the 2018 Marrakesh E-Prix. Herta, who finished…

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Porsche Driver & Lexus Super GT Driver Might Make Switch To Formula E

Porsche driver Frederic Makowiecki and Lexus Super GT frontrunner James Rossiter will test for the Techeetah Formula E team in Marrakech this month. Makowiecki has experience of FE’s current electric single-seater and the next-generation racer that is being developed for 2018/19, thanks to series tyre supplier Michelin using him as…

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After Being Dropped By DS Virgin, Lopez Will Return To Formula E For Dragon

Jose Maria Lopez is poised to return to Formula E by replacing Neel Jani at Dragon Racing in Marrakesh. Lopez joined the all-electric series in 2016/17 but was dropped by DS Virgin Racing in favour of rookie Alex Lynn after just one season. He made it clear he wanted to…

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Formula E Season 5 Race Car Costs In Detail

The FIA has revealed the price caps for independent teams to purchase ready-to-race Formula E cars from 2018/19. Next season the electric racing category will introduce a new chassis powered by a McLaren Applied Technologies battery designed to complete a full race distance. The FIA has now revealed a revised registration procedure…

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Jani Leaves Dragon Racing After Just One Formula E Race

Formula E rookie Neel Jani has split from the Dragon Racing team after just one race weekend in the series. The former Porsche LMP1 star took advantage of his employer’s exit from the World Endurance Championship to join the independent Dragon team for the 2017/18 FE campaign. Dragon split from…

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Formula 2 Champ Nyck de Vries and DTM Driver Nico Muller Will Drive For Audi Formula E

Formula 2 race winner Nyck de Vries and DTM driver Nico Muller will drive for the Audi Formula E team in the series’ Marrakech rookie test in January. McLaren junior de Vries, who will race for Prema in F2 next season, has been linked with Audi since taking part in the DTM young…

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