Vandoorne to Mercedes…sim role

Stoffel Vandoorne will keep ties to F1 via a Mercedes simulator driver role in 2019. The Belgian has the deal as part of his work in formula E with HWA, which Mercedes will take over the season after. He will share sim duties with Esteban Ocon, who will be the reserve driver for the team.... Continue Reading →

BMW tops Formula E testing

With just under two months to the opening race of the new ABB FIA Formula E Season, and a new era in Formula E, the new teams and drivers were out on track in Valencia last week testing for the season. It was BMW i Andretti Motorsport, making their Formula E debut as a full... Continue Reading →

Vandoorne signs with HWA in Formula E

McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne has signed with the Mercedes-affiliated HWA squad for the forthcoming FIA Formula E campaign, partnering the new DTM Champion Gary Paffett in what looks like to be a strong driver line up. Vandoorne lost his F1 seat to young McLaren driver Lando Norris earlier in the season and has... Continue Reading →

Jean-Eric Vergne clinches Formula E title

Jean-Eric Vergne beat title rival Sam Bird to the season 4 FIA Formula E title this past weekend in New York, as the Formula waves goodbye to its Gen-1 car. The weekend didn’t start too well for either driver with Sam Bird qualifying fourteenth for the first race whilst Jean-Eric Vergne and his Techeetah Racing... Continue Reading →

Abt leads Audi 1-2 in Berlin

Daniel Abt turned pole position into a dominant win in Berlin, leading Audi to a 1-2 with teammate Lucas di Grassi in second. Abt led from the start while Oliver Turvey was forced to defend from current championship leader Jean Eric Vergne. Teammate di Grassi was on a charge and made short work of Vergne... Continue Reading →

Felipe Massa to race in Formula E

A surprising announcement from the Brazilian ex F1 driver today reveals a three year deal to drive with Formula E team Venturi. After retiring not once but twice from Formula 1, it seems Massa is not ready to hang up his race suit just yet. He will be driving the Gen2 car revealed earlier in... Continue Reading →

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