Extreme E News

Rosberg X Racing beats X44 to win
Ganassi takes maiden Extreme E win
Neom to sponsor McLaren in FE and XE
A busy start of the 2022 Extreme E
RXR wins Extreme E opener
Island X-Prix II: Rosberg X Racing beats X44, Abt disqualified Sardinia II
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Rosberg X Racing’s Johan Kristoffersson and Mikaela Ahlin-Kottulinsky claimed a commanding triumph in Extreme E’s second Island X Prix at Sardinia on Sunday after beating Lewis Hamilton's X44 team.

Island X-Prix: Ganassi takes maiden Extreme E win after Rosberg penalty Sardinia II
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Kyle LeDuc and Sara Price scored Hummer EV Chip Ganassi Racing's maiden Extreme E victory in the Island X-Prix, after on-the-road winner Rosberg X Racing was penalised for contact.

McLaren has announced a new strategic partnership with Neom, a government-backed smart city project in Saudi Arabia, that will serve as the title sponsor of its electric racing teams.

A collision, a penalty, and much information gathered: the first round of the 2022 Extreme E competition hasn’t coped CUPRA’s expectations. The team couldn’t reach the final due to a penalty received after an incident between Nasser Al-Attiyah and Carlos Sainz.

Desert X-Prix: Rosberg X Racing triumphs in red-flagged final Saudi Arabia
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Rosberg X Racing began its Extreme E title defence with victory in a dramatic Desert X-Prix final in Saudi Arabia which was disrupted by a red flag.

Desert X-Prix: Hamilton's X44 squad tops qualifying heats
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Desert X-Prix: Hamilton's X44 squad tops qualifying heats

Lewis Hamilton’s X44 team continued its unbeaten qualifying run by coming out on top in the qualifying heats at the Desert X-Prix, as the second season of Extreme E got underway.

Extreme E reveals hydrogen offshoot plan for 2024

All-electric off-road series Extreme E is planning to organise a hydrogen offshoot for 2024 to be known as Extreme H that will run alongside its sister series.

Why McLaren has taken its unprecedented off-road left turn

McLaren will be in distinctly unfamiliar territory this weekend as it makes its Extreme E debut. But this rugged left turn serves as a means to an end to inspire a greater good

F1 champion Button's Extreme E team confirmed for 2022

Formula 1 champion Jenson Button’s Extreme E team will contest the second season of the electric SUV series and has signed defending champion Molly Taylor for the opening round.

McLaren reveals livery and team for 2022 Extreme E debut

McLaren has revealed the livery and team for its inaugural Extreme E campaign in 2022.

Sainz stays in Extreme E as 2022 grid takes shape

World Rally champion Carlos Sainz and teammate Laia Sanz will remain in Extreme E in 2022 as the grid nears completion subject to the finances of Jenson Button’s JBXE squad.

Defending Extreme E champion Taylor splits with Rosberg team

Defending Extreme E champion Molly Taylor has split with the Rosberg X Racing team.

Abt XE team signs Al-Attiyah to replace departing Ekstrom

The Abt Cupra Extreme E team has hired four-time Dakar Rally winner Nasser Al-Attiyah to replace Mattias Ekstrom as teammate to Jutta Kleinschmidt for the 2022 season.

Loeb, Gutierrez to remain in XE with Hamilton's X44 team

The X44 Extreme E team owned by Lewis Hamilton and operated by Prodrive has retained the services of Sebastien Loeb and Cristina Gutierrez for the 2022 season.

Woolridge joins Veloce Racing for 2022 Extreme E season
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Woolridge joins Veloce Racing for 2022 Extreme E season

Veloce Racing has completed a full switch of its Extreme E driver line-up for 2022 as Lance Woolridge takes the full-time seat alongside Christine Giampaoli Zonca.

Veloce replaces Chadwick with Giampaoli Zonca in Extreme E line-up

The Veloce Racing Extreme E team has replaced W Series champion Jamie Chadwick with Christine Giampaoli Zonca, who breaks away from the departing Xite Energy Racing setup.

Extreme E reveals plans for 2022 season

Extreme E has revealed a near-finalised calendar for its second season in 2022.

Fine margins combine to decide finalists at Jurassic X-Prix

In the most closely contested Extreme E event of the season, fine margins added up to making the difference between qualifying for the Jurassic X-Prix final and missing out.

Rosberg team seals Extreme E title on countback in Jurassic X-Prix Jurassic X-Prix
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Rosberg team seals Extreme E title on countback in Jurassic X-Prix

Rosberg X Racing has clinched the inaugural Extreme E championship title thanks to its three event wins in 2021 after drawing on points with Jurassic X-Prix victor X44.

RXR and X44 teams to fight for XE title in Jurassic X-Prix final

Rosberg X Racing and Lewis Hamilton’s X44 squad will spar for the inaugural Extreme E title in the Jurassic X-Prix season finale after seizing semi-final victories in Dorset.

Hamilton's squad completes Extreme E qualifying clean sweep

Lewis Hamilton’s X44 squad completed a qualifying clean sweep during Extreme E’s inaugural season by heading the second shootout and overall times for the Jurassic X-Prix finale in Dorset.

Hamilton's X44 team sets Q1 pace ahead of Extreme E finale Jurassic X-Prix
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Hamilton's X44 team sets Q1 pace ahead of Extreme E finale

Lewis Hamilton’s X44 team set the early Extreme E qualifying pace as it bids to wrest the championship away from Rosberg X Racing in the Jurassic X-Prix season finale.

How XE's Arctic adventure gave a chilly reminder of the fixes to find

Extreme E’s third round provided the very definition of extreme conditions in the Arctic Circle, and despite settling on a successful format and Andretti United taking a maiden win, there remains plenty of work to do with the spec cars that froze in action

Why McLaren’s surprise electric path can benefit everyone involved Prime

Why McLaren’s surprise electric path can benefit everyone involved

McLaren's announcement that it will enter the Extreme E series for electric SUVs next year came as something of a surprise. But it brings benefits that other championships it could seek to enter cannot, while providing a timely boost to a start-up that has had to cancel two of its South American rounds.

Why Extreme E's Senegal round hints at the series' true potential

Extreme E's second round on the sands of Senegal refined some the more clunky aspects of the series' debut event in Saudi Arabia. Even though its star-studded finale between Lewis Hamilton's X44 team and Rosberg X Racing proved anticlimactic, the pieces are in place for the series to only get better