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Formula E will officially become an FIA world championship from the start of its 2020/21 season.
Mercedes Formula 1 team principal and motorsport boss Toto Wolff says Formula E is “Super Mario Kart with real drivers” after watching the manufacturer’s new team exceed its debut targets.
The Santiago Formula E event is set to go ahead in January despite Rally Chile being cancelled due to recent social unrest in the country.
The 2019-20 Formula E season began in typically dramatic fashion, with Saudi Arabia playing host as the season opened in Diriyah.
Ahead of the new Formula E season, much of the focus was on the new Mercedes and Porsche teams. These two squads did shine in Diriyah, but it was two returning teams that scooped the top silverware, and another had captivating tribulations
Formula E race director Scot Elkins says the tractor recovering Robin Frijns’s crashed machine in Saturday’s Diriyah action got stuck just as the FIA decided to recall the safety car.
Reigning Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says it was a “miracle” he could score points in the second Diriyah E-Prix race after a “mega harsh” penalty dropped him to the back of the grid.
Jaguar driver Mitch Evans reckons Sam Bird should have left more room in their Turn 4 clash in the second Formula E race at Diriyah.
Alexander Sims led a BMW Andretti 1-2 in the second incident-filled race of Formula E’s Diriyah E-Prix, but his teammate Maximilian Gunther’s result is under threat of a post-race penalty.
Reigning Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne will start the second race in Diriyah from last after receiving a grid drop for changing the battery on his DS Techeetah car.
DS Techeetah’s Antonio Felix da Costa headed Saturday’s Formula E practice session ahead of the Diriyah E-Prix, punching in his fastest full-power lap two minutes from the end.
Porsche Formula E driver Neel Jani says he couldn’t see the starting lights from where he was positioned on the grid, causing him to lose a place on the opening lap of the Diriyah E-Prix.
We quizzed Nissan e.dams driver Oliver Rowland on some key facts and figures about the Formula E championship – he scored 5 out of a maximum 8.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley said his Formula E debut “wasn't a very successful first day on the job” after finishing 19th in the Diriyah E-Prix with two separate penalties.
Mercedes Formula E driver Stoffel Vandoorne insists that his move to pass BMW Andretti’s Alexander Sims for the lead of the Diriyah E-Prix which resulted in contact was “nothing too major for FE standards”.
Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird won the 2019-20 Formula E season-opening Diriyah E-Prix ahead of Porsche’s Andre Lotterer and Mercedes’ Stoffel Vandoorne as FE’s new teams took debut podiums.
BMW Andretti’s Alexander Sims claimed pole for the 2019-20 Formula E season-opening Diriyah E-Prix ahead of ex-Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne, as the 2018-19 championship leaders qualified down the order.