Formula E News

Neom to sponsor McLaren in FE and XE
Lotterer to leave Porsche FE team
Rosenqvist extends McLaren stay
McLaren takes Nissan FE powertrain
Mahindra Gen3 car to run at Goodwood

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.

Andre Lotterer will vacate his Porsche Formula E race seat at the end of this season after the announcement that he is joining the German manufacturer’s LMDh sportscar squad.

Felix Rosenqvist has signed a multi-year extension to his McLaren deal, as the team assesses whether to keep the Swede in IndyCar or move him to its Formula E squad.

McLaren's incoming Formula E squad has signed a deal with Nissan to use the Japanese manufacturer's powertrains throughout the entirety of the Gen3 rules cycle, starting from the 2022-23 season.

Mahindra will make its first public appearance with its Gen3 Formula E car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with former record holder Nick Heidfeld behind the wheel.

How Formula E's double-duty drivers got on at Le Mans

Eight Formula E drivers made the 7,000-mile sprint from the streets of Jakarta to the fabled Circuit de la Sarthe and every one had a story to share at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours. Despite a range of triumphs and disappointments, each driver doubling up on the day job played a key role in their teams' fortunes

Wehrlein has "good first impression" of Porsche Gen3 Formula E car

Pascal Wehrlein has had a "good first impression" of the new Porsche Gen3 Formula E car, as the German marque conducted a shakedown session at its Weissach test track.

"Crazy strategy" failed to pay off for Giovinazzi at Jakarta FE race

Dragon Penske's Antonio Giovinazzi says his retirement from the Jakarta Formula E race was the result of a "crazy, aggressive strategy" in anticipation of rain or a red flag.

How Evans kept cool in Jakarta heat to renew his Formula E title push

Jean-Eric Vergne had comfortably taken a landmark pole for Formula E's first visit to Indonesia and looked set to win his first race of a highly consistent campaign. But the DS Techeetah driver couldn't answer a late attack from Jaguar's Mitch Evans, who profited from the Frenchman's change in battery management tactics to seize a third win of the campaign

Lotterer disagrees with Jakarta E-Prix penalty for de Vries contact

Andre Lotterer disagreed with the Formula E stewards' decision to hand him a five-second penalty after an incident between him and Nyck de Vries at the Jakarta E-Prix.

Vandoorne: Jakarta attack mode miss cost Formula E podium shot

Stoffel Vandoorne says a "bizarre" experience with the Formula E attack mode loops denied him a podium chance at the Jakarta E-Prix, and rued a lack of pace in qualifying.

Formula E drivers praise inaugural Jakarta race, circuit layout

Formula E's drivers have praised the inaugural Jakarta E-Prix, with Nyck de Vries calling it a "great" event and leaving the field impressed with the circuit's layout and surface.

Jakarta E-Prix: Evans beats Vergne to win thriller in Indonesia

Mitch Evans captured a thrilling victory at the Jakarta E-Prix with a tremendous move on Jean-Eric Vergne, keeping him at bay for his third Formula E win of the year.

Jakarta E-Prix: Vergne beats da Costa in all-DS pole battle

Jean-Eric Vergne won out in an all-DS Techeetah battle for pole position for the Jakarta E-Prix, beating team-mate Antonio Felix da Costa for a record 15th Formula E pole.

Jakarta E-Prix: Vergne leads DS Techeetah 1-2 in practice

DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne pounced to the top of the Jakarta timing boards at the very end of practice, beating teammate Antonio Felix da Costa with a late 1m07.594s.

Formula E drivers expect Jakarta challenge with heat, battery management

Formula E's drivers expect to contend with high battery temperature and heavy tyre management at the inaugural Jakarta E-Prix, with a humid 32 degrees Celsius anticipated for race day.

Mahindra has 'got its act together' ahead of Jakarta FE race

Mahindra Racing has ‘got its act together’ after a lacklustre start to the 2022 Formula E season and will be in contention for a strong result in Saturday’s Jakarta E-Prix, believes team principal Dilbagh Gill.

Wehrlein handed Jakarta FE grid drop after DCDC unit repair

Pascal Wehrlein has been handed a five-place grid penalty for Saturday's Jakarta E-Prix, following a repair to his Porsche Formula E car's DCDC converter.

Giovinazzi needs "a few races" before deciding on Formula E future

Antonio Giovinazzi says he needs more races in Formula E before making a decision on his future for 2023, having endured a difficult year with the Dragon Penske squad.

Why Ticktum is relishing his fresh start in Formula E

Not everyone was convinced Dan Ticktum would make a smooth transition to Formula E with NIO 333. But the man himself is enjoying the change and heads into this weekend's Jakarta round eyeing more progress

Mahindra confirms talks with Abt for Formula E powertrain supply

Mahindra Racing is holding talks with several Formula E teams including Abt Sportsline to supply customer powertrains for the start of the Gen3 era in 2023.

Formula E in talks over open batteries, custom bodywork for 'Gen4'

Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle says the championship has discussed opening up battery technology, all-wheel drive systems and custom bodywork in its Monaco talks over the "Gen4" rules cycle.

Why de Vries' FP1 outing could add a new path to his current crossroads Prime

Why de Vries' FP1 outing could add a new path to his current crossroads

A Formula 2 and Formula E champion, Nyck de Vries is currently considering where his future in motorsport lies. Continuing in WEC and Formula E is possible and he's also courted glances Stateside after impressing in an IndyCar test. But ahead of his Formula 1 FP1 debut with Williams, he could have another option if he impresses...

How Mortara ended a long drought to revive Formula E title challenge

Venturi racer Edoardo Mortara had to wait 54 races before his first Formula E pole position. But two in as many races in Berlin last weekend helped him to secure a victory and a second place that have thrust the Swiss right back into the title battle as Mercedes power proved the thing to have in Germany

How Jake Dennis’ struggles turned him into a Formula E frontrunner Prime

How Jake Dennis’ struggles turned him into a Formula E frontrunner

Having emerged as one of Formula E’s strongest drivers in his one-and-a-half seasons in the championship, Jake Dennis cemented his place in the series with a breakout maiden season. But it's not always been smooth sailing for the Briton