Formula E News

Evans inks new Jaguar FE deal
Frijn signs new Envision Virgin deal
Nissan has shortlisted 2022 drivers
The role of sim drivers in Formula E
Cape Town race around FIFA stadium

Two-time Formula E race winner Mitch Evans has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain an ever-present at Jaguar Racing and end speculation of a 2022 switch to Porsche.

Frijns signs new Envision Virgin Formula E deal for 2021/22
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Robin Frijns has re-signed with Envision Virgin Racing to contest a fourth-straight Formula E season for the Audi powertrain customer squad in 2022. 

The Nissan e.dams Formula E team has a “very good” shortlist of drivers to replace Oliver Rowland and will announce the new signing before the end of the season. 

The role of simulator drivers is overlooked by even the most ardent of motorsport fans. To understand how much of a difference they make in maximising the performance of a Formula E car, we caught up with GP2 race winner and Mahindra Racing’s development driver Jordan King.

Cape Town FE circuit to be built around FIFA World Cup stadium
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An inaugural Cape Town E-Prix that ‘ticks every box’ for Formula E will race around the city’s 2010 FIFA World Cup stadium between the Robben Island and Table Mountain landmarks. 

Why Audi was right and wrong in Formula E's loophole row

OPINION: With Audi's Formula E exit imminent, it had nothing to lose in London by attempting to vault Lucas di Grassi into the lead by pitting him under the safety car. Scorn directed at the team for putting glory before ethics should instead be pointed at a rulebook that allowed such a move in the first place.

Vandoorne: "Bumper cars" Formula E crashes look "quite amateur"

Stoffel Vandoorne says the crashes in the London E-Prix made “bumper cars” Formula E look “quite amateur” while he feels “bloody hurt” after being wiped out of the race lead. 

Rast, Buemi at odds over race-ending London Formula E clash

Rene Rast and Sebastien Buemi disagree over who was to blame for the Formula E clash that wrecked both their races in the second London E-Prix.

Why Formula E's London return delivered anarchy in the UK

Formula E landed for a London E-Prix for the first time since 2016, at the indoor-outdoor circuit around the ExCeL. Featuring the birth of renewed title pushes, a long-awaited maiden win and the second race's controversy, the round proved to be an exhibition of the electric series' anarchic nature.

Da Costa slams “sore loser” Lotterer after London FE clash

Antonio Felix da Costa reckons Andre Lotterer is a “sore loser” who “cannot represent” Formula E after the pair collided on the pits straight in the second London E-Prix.

FIA to close FE loophole that allowed di Grassi to take race lead

The FIA will close the “loophole” that allowed Lucas di Grassi to controversially lead the London E-Prix but there is “no big deal” that he overtook seven cars from the pitlane.

Lynn: Lack of Formula E wins had "tortured me for many years"

Mahindra driver Alex Lynn says a lack of Formula E wins had “tortured me for many years” after finally tasting success on his 40th race start in London on Sunday.

Di Grassi: London DSQ mistake will 'stay in my head forever'

Disqualified Audi driver Lucas di Grassi says the “mistake” that cost him a controversial victory in the London E-Prix will “stay in my head for the rest of my life”.

Di Grassi disqualified from London E-Prix, Audi fined €50,000

Lucas di Grassi has been disqualified altogether from the second London E-Prix and Audi fined €50,000 for not serving a penalty after their controversial pitlane move to lead the race.

Audi insists it abided by rules in di Grassi pitlane controversy

Audi Formula E chief Allan McNish insists his team abided by regulations after Lucas di Grassi was black-flagged for driving through the pitlane during a safety car period and controversially gaining the lead of the London E-Prix.

London E-Prix: Lynn wins wild race after di Grassi penalty

Mahindra’s Alex Lynn scored his maiden Formula E victory in a bizarre Race 2 at the London E-Prix at the indoor/outdoor ExCeL Centre on Sunday, after on-the-road winner Lucas di Grassi was penalised for pitting under the safety car and not stopping for long enough.

London E-Prix: Vandoorne takes pole for Mercedes

Mercedes Formula E racer Stoffel Vandoorne hung on to land pole position for the second London E-Prix over Oliver Rowland and Alex Lynn in a rain-affected qualifying session. 

London E-Prix: Di Grassi leads Dennis in final practice

Lucas di Grassi set the pace in the final Formula E practice session ahead of the second London E-Prix, beating race one victor Jake Dennis and the disqualified Oliver Rowland. 

Why de Vries is “hating and loving” FE’s unpredictability

Nyck de Vries says the much-publicised unpredictability of Formula E is why Mercedes is “hating and loving” the championship as the team ended its poor form in the London E-Prix.

Nissan "hurting" from London E-Prix disqualification after power overuse London E-Prix I
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Nissan "hurting" from London E-Prix disqualification after power overuse

Both Nissan e.dams cars have been disqualified from the London E-Prix at the ExCeL Centre, which has left Sebastien Buemi ‘hurting’ after losing the best result of a “tough season”.

Frijns slams Eriksson's "ridiculous" defending after London clash

Robin Frijns reckons “absolutely ridiculous” defending caused his lengthy collision with Joel Eriksson, although the Swede has hit back at the “stupid” actions of his Formula E rival.

Wolff: Mercedes FE drivers "deserve to be in F1" amid Williams links
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Wolff: Mercedes FE drivers "deserve to be in F1" amid Williams links

Toto Wolff says Mercedes Formula E drivers Stoffel Vandoorne and Nyck de Vries both “deserve to be in Formula 1” amid links to a potentially vacant Williams seat in 2022.

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London winner Dennis shocked by his rookie FE success

London E-Prix winner Jake Dennis has expressed his surprise at the success of his Formula E rookie season after his debut ‘opened his eyes’ to the high level of competition.

Why consistency can't be relied upon for Formula E title success Prime

Why consistency can't be relied upon for Formula E title success

It's commonly upheld as the most straightforward method of racking up titles. But, due to the unique qualifying format used in Formula E, a consistent approach can actively work against a driver and make their life harder in races. So with four races to go, is now the time to ditch the tried-and-tested approach for a win-or-bust mentality?

How Bird's crash recovery became Formula E's fairytale of New York

After crashing in practice during the opening session at the New York City E-Prix, Sam Bird immediately had a recovery job on his hands. But the Jaguar driver rose through the order and secured victory in the second race - and with it, the championship lead. Here's how an Englishman in New York became top of the heap.