Nick Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld

1977-05-10 (age 45)


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Heidfeld: Rallycross debut a tough challenge, but keen for more

Former Formula 1 driver Nick Heidfeld says his recent rallycross debut presented a serious challenge, but would like to have another crack at the discipline.

Gallery: All Williams F1 cars since 1978

The legendary Williams Formula 1 team was formed in 1977, although Frank Williams had been running cars in F1 since 1969, and manufactured its first design a year later. Here are all of its cars...

Gallery: All Sauber F1 cars since 1993

Peter Sauber first entered his Hinwil-based team in Formula 1 in 1993, as the Swiss outfit first partnered with Mercedes. It has seen plenty of changes since then! Here are all of its F1 cars...

Trailing Rosenqvist a "new situation" for veteran Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld says coping with Formula E teammate Felix Rosenqvist’s pace in season four was a new experience in his career that he initially struggled to adjust to.

Heidfeld slams Vergne's "slalom" tactics in Hong Kong

Nick Heidfeld has hit out at Jean-Eric Vergne after their on-track battle in the Formula E season-opening Hong Kong ePrix, describing the Frenchman’s defence as “slalom” racing.

Rosenqvist and Heidfeld retained by Mahindra

The Mahindra Formula E team has re-signed its race winner Felix Rosenqvist and multiple-time podium finisher Nick Heidfeld for the 2017/18 season.'s Top 10 Formula E drivers of 2016/17 - Part 2's countdown of this season's best Formula E drivers continues, as Sam Smith reveals his top five performers of the 2016/17 campaign in part two of our top 10.

Montreal ePrix: Di Grassi crowned as Vergne takes first win

Abt Audi’s Lucas di Grassi was crowned the 2016/17 Formula E champion with seventh place in the Montreal season finale, which was won by Jean-Eric Vergne.

Mahindra boss hails Berlin victory as "massive breakthrough"

Mahindra team principal Dilbagh Gill has lauded the Indian outfit’s first-ever Formula E victory in Saturday's Berlin race as a "massive breakthrough."

Berlin ePrix: Heidfeld leads Mahindra 1-2 in practice

Nick Heidfeld headed his Mahindra teammate Felix Rosenqvist in practice for the first of Formula E’s two races in Berlin this weekend.

Prost and Heidfeld at odds over Mexico crash

Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld had differing opinions on the late-race accident which cost the Mahindra team a likely double points score at the Mexico City ePrix.

Gallery: The drivers and teams of F1 2007

Ten years ago, Formula 1 served up a thrilling season. The title race went down to the wire, and Lewis Hamilton burst on to the scene with McLaren. These were the 27 drivers...

Rebellion Racing returns to IMSA competition

Rebellion Racing will compete in the 2017 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, the four-race contest that encompasses the marquee endurance races in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Drivers want Formula E to fix calendar black hole

The three-month gap in Formula E’s season three calendar must not be repeated in future campaigns, according to some of the series' drivers.

Analysis: Formula E and the real race against time

While rapid developments in the transportation industry threaten the long-term future of traditional motorsport as we know it, key Formula E figures believe their series stands the best chance of keeping auto racing relevant. Sam Smith reports.

Hong Kong ePrix: Top 5 quotes after race

Renault e.dams opened season three of the FIA Formula E Championship in emphatic fashion with Sébastien Buemi taking his seventh career Formula E win.

Formula E season three predictions: Can Buemi be beaten?

As the third season of the FIA Formula E championship kicks off this weekend in Hong Kong, Sam Smith surveys the field - and, with the help of an informed source, predicts who will come out on top.

Felix Rosenqvist heads to Hong Kong as anticipation builds for Formula E opener

Rosenqvist enters an arena where pioneering technology converges with motorsport

Heidfeld says Mahindra step from season two ‘night and day’

Nick Heidfeld reckons Mahindra Racing’s season three Formula E car is a 'big step' forward in terms of design and packaging compared to last season's car.

Rosenqvist to partner Heidfeld at Mahindra in season three

Felix Rosenqvist will partner Nick Heidfeld in the Mahindra team in season three of the FIA Formula E Championship, which begins in Hong Kong on October 9.

Rebellion down to single car for rest of 2016

World Endurance Championship's privateer LMP1 team Rebellion Racing will scale down to just one entry from the 6 Hours of Mexico onwards, in order to focus on preparations for 2017.

Rebellion Racing wins LMP1 privateer at Nurburgring

Fourth LMP1 Privateer win in four races for Rebellion Racing in 2016 WEC

Rebellion Racing takes LMP1 privateer pole position at Nurburgring

Alexandre Imperatori and Dominik Kraihamer in the Rebellion R-One AER #13 qualified first of the LMP1 Privateers

Rebellion Racing - 6 Hours of Nurburgring preview

Rebellion Racing is leading the FIA WEC LMP1 Privateer Team Trophy and the drivers of the #12 Rebellion R-One are leading the LMP1 Privateer Drivers classification.

Top 10 Formula E drivers of season two - Part 1

Following the conclusion of the second ever season of the FIA Formula E championship's history, Sam Smith reflects on a memorable campaign and gives his verdict on the top 10 performers of the season.

Mahindra "ticked every box" during season two campaign

Mahindra Racing's team principal Dilbagh Gill feels they "ticked every box" in the second Formula E season to claim a top five finish in the standings.

Rebellion Racing wins LMP1 Privateer at 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours

Fourth LMP1 Privateer Win for Rebellion Racing in the last 5 years at Le Mans

Positive Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day for Rebellion Racing

All the Rebellion Racing drivers were present at the Test Day.

Mahindra Debrief: Shining over Berlin qualifying snag

Mahindra Racing's team manager Joan Orus reflects on the Berlin ePrix, where exclusion from qualifying forced the outfit to make a quick change in strategy for the race to score vital points in the championship.

Heidfeld close to re-signing with Mahindra

Nick Heidfeld says he is close to signing a fresh deal to remain at Mahindra for another season of Formula E.

Mahindra Debrief: Damage limitation in Paris

In the post-race weekend debrief, Mahindra Racing's chief engineer Vinit Patel looks back on the mixed results in the inaugural Paris ePrix, for the Indian squad.

Rebellion Racing ready to tackle the 6 Hours of Spa

The team kicked off the 2016 FIA WEC racing season very well taking the top two positions in the LMP1 Privateer class.

Magneti Marelli enters Formula E with Mahindra

Magneti Marelli will enter into a technical partnership with Mahindra Formula E team for Season 3 of the FIA Formula E Championship, can reveal.

Rebellion Racing starts 2016 season on a high at Silverstone

1-2 LMP1 Privateer win at 6 Hours of Silverstone

Mahindra Debrief: Safety car interrupted podium charge in Long Beach

Mahindra Racing’s chief engineer Vinit Patel reflects on a double points finish in Long Beach and contemplates on the ill-timely appearance of the safety car.

Rebellion Racing head into the WEC season well prepared

The cars showed strong pace and posted the second and third fastest top speeds of the field...

Heidfeld says energy management costed Mahindra points

With the disqualification of Lucas di Grassi, Mahindra Racing were able to secure a double point finish at the Mexico ePrix but Nick Heidfeld believes the Indian squad would have scored more, if not for energy issues.

Heidfeld: "My wrist will never be as flexible as before"

Mahindra Formula E driver Nick Heidfeld doesn’t expect to fully recover from his wrist injury, despite having made a successful return to racing earlier this month in Buenos Aires.

Prost, Heidfeld rue lack of competition: "We're in the middle of nowhere"

Rebellion Racing drivers Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld have lamented the lack of competition in the privateer LMP1 category ahead of the 2016 World Endurance Championship season.

"F1 not as bad as people make out", says Heidfeld

Former grand prix driver Nick Heidfeld believes that Formula 1 is not in as bad a state as many observers suggest.

Mahindra completes Formula E and Moto3 demo run at Buddh

Mahindra Racing demonstrated its racing machines at the Buddh International Circuit, with Nick Heidfeld and Danny Webb behind the wheels of M2Electro and MGP30 respectively.

Mahindra satisfied with "hard earned" double points

Mahindra Racing were relieved scoring double points in the Buenos Aires ePrix, after having started the weekend on a rather subdued note.

Heidfeld says Formula E race decision hinges on test

Nick Heidfeld will make a decision on whether he can return to the Mahindra Formula E cockpit after shakedown at the Buenos Aires venue on Friday.

Carroll on standby for Mahindra at Buenos Aires

Adam Carroll is on standby for Nick Heidfeld at the Buenos Aires ePrix this weekend, as the German returns from a wrist injury that ruled him out of the last round at Punta del Este.

Rebellion confirms line-up for 2016 WEC season

LMP1 privateer squad Rebellion Racing has announced its line-up for the upcoming World Endurance Championship campaign.

Exclusive: Rowland to replace Heidfeld in Uruguay

Oliver Rowland will replace Nick Heidfeld in the Mahindra Formula E team for the Punta del Este ePrix later this month, can exclusively reveal.

Injured Heidfeld to miss WEC finale

Nick Heidfeld will miss this weekend's World Endurance Championship finale in Bahrain due to injury.

Gap to pacesetters less than expected, says Mahindra

A podium finish in the season opener in Beijing boosted Mahindra Racing's chances to compete at the front end of the grid ahead of the Putrajaya ePrix.

Championship title can be claimed by Rebellion Racing at Shanghai

The 6 Hours of Shanghai will take place at the International Circuit of Shanghai on Saturday 1st of November.

More to come from Mahindra, says Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld believes that delivering Mahindra's first ever podium finish in Formula E will trigger further developments to build upon the Indian team’s successful start to its season two campaign.

Beijing ePrix: Buemi edges Prost for season opener pole

Sebastien Buemi took a clear pole position for today’s Beijing ePrix after topping the first-ever Formula E Super Pole qualifying session.

Analysis: Where is Mahindra in the pecking order

If the directors of Mahindra Racing are going to continue supporting the Formula E programme, success in season two of the FIA Formula E Championship will be critical says Peter Santamaria-Woods.

Mahindra cautiously optimistic ahead of season opener

Mahindra Racing's team principal Dilbagh Gill feels optimistic about his team's chances in the second Formula E season ahead of the first race at Beijing this weekend.

400 GPs – The Sauber F1 Team celebrates its anniversary at the 2015 United States GP

Read below the “Sauber moments” from some former and the current Sauber F1 Team drivers.

Rebellion Racing is back to race in the fourth round of the 2015 WEC

After a very positive Le Mans 24 Hour race, the Swiss squad expect to deliver an even better performance at the 6 Hours of Nurburgring.

Senna: Difficult to judge who is quickest

Nick Heidfeld and Bruno Senna completed another fruitful two days of pre-season testing for Mahindra Racing at Donington Park this week.

Mahindra moving in the right direction?

Shocking, frustrating, disappointing, inadequate – there are too many words to mention when trying to describe Mahindra Racing’s inaugural season in the FIA Formula E Championship says Peter Santamaria-Woods.

Senna: Mahindra looks competitive for season two

Mahindra drivers Bruno Senna and Nick Heidfeld logged the most laps as the first of four FIA Formula E pre-season test sessions concluded today at Donington Park.

Heidfeld joins Senna at Mahindra for season two

Nick Heidfeld and Bruno Senna will comprise Mahindra Racing's season two driver line-up in the Formula E championship, the team announced ahead of pre-season testing at Donington Park.