formula-e News and Analysis
One of the most influential – and yet low profile – people in the Formula 1 world turns 70 today [April 23rd], and yet he remains relatively unknown outside the confines of the paddock.
The NIO 333 Formula E team has been hit with a €25,000 fine for failing to immediately report a positive COVID-19 case ahead of the Valencia E-Prix double-header event.
Formula E and the FIA have finally signed off the remainder of the 2021 season calendar, which features a long-awaited return to London plus the addition of Puebla in Mexico.
The NIO 333 team has signed up for Formula E’s Gen3 era, confirming its participation in the series until the end of the 2025-26 season.
Alexander Sims was rapid but somewhat inconsistent during his first two seasons in Formula E with BMW Andretti. A cosier environment at Mahindra Racing could be just what he needs to smoothen the rough edges and become one of the championship’s leading contenders.
The viability of Formula E’s backup plan to host a Mexican race near the city of Puebla has been boosted by limited fan attendance being permitted for local sporting events.
Formula E has unveiled an adapted version of the Formula 1 Monaco circuit to be used next month as the championship makes its debut on the full layout.
Defending Formula E champion Antonio Felix da Costa reckons he completed “the best overtakes of my life” during the Rome E-Prix but they were missed by the TV feed.
Another Formula E double-header, another double dose of frantic action. While the form guide remains unpredictable following fightback wins for Jean-Eric Vergne and Stoffel Vandoorne in Rome, the speed and consistency of Mercedes – both on and off the track – could have its rivals worried for what is to follow
Oliver Rowland has called out the application of the FIA regulations after he was penalised for a Formula E crash that forced Rome E-Prix polesitter Nick Cassidy to retire.
Nyck de Vries carries a grid penalty into the first Valencia Formula E race thanks to the late Rome E-Prix crash that gave points leader Sam Bird a swollen hand.
Lucas di Grassi has called out fellow Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi for his “incredibly stupid manoeuvre” that caused the Audi driver to crash out of the second Rome E-Prix.
Stoffel Vandoorne says his win in the second Rome E-Prix counts as “redemption” and validates the work of the Mercedes Formula E team during the pandemic.
Stoffel Vandoorne scored a third Formula E win for Mercedes in a frantic climax to the Rome E-Prix as points leader Sam Bird was eliminated on the final lap.
Formula E rookie Nick Cassidy says he is glad to “get the monkey off my back” after scoring his first points with pole position for the second Rome E-Prix.
Formula E rookie Nick Cassidy scored a remarkable maiden pole position over fellow championship newcomer Norman Nato in a treacherous wet-weather shootout ahead of the second Rome E-Prix.
Envision Virgin Racing driver Nick Cassidy set the pace in a greasy practice session ahead of the second Rome E-Prix as persistent drizzle led to a spate of mistakes.
Andre Lotterer has defended his first-lap collision with Stoffel Vandoorne for the lead of the Rome E-Prix, blaming the Mercedes driver for lifting early and "leaving me no space".
Jean-Eric Vergne and Sam Bird have called on Formula E and the FIA to move the start line of the Rome E-Prix “karting track” to eliminate “unnecessary” and “inevitable” crashes.
Jean-Eric Vergne won a dramatic Rome E-Prix that ended under safety car conditions as race leader Lucas di Grassi triggered a late shunt that eliminated polesitter Stoffel Vandoorne.
Mercedes racer Stoffel Vandoorne scored his third Formula E pole ahead of the Rome E-Prix after a brief wall tap denied Oliver Rowland in the dying moments of his run.
Formula E cancelled the second practice session ahead of the Rome E-Prix after only 10 minutes of running as a kerb breakage could not be repaired in time.
BMW Andretti driver Jake Dennis has blamed an absence of yellow and red flags for contributing to the three-car Rome E-Prix practice pile-up caused by Oliver Turvey.
Audi driver Lucas di Grassi topped the opening Formula E practice session ahead of the Rome E-Prix as the practice start procedure led to another major crash.
The FIA has asked all Formula E teams to review the causes and effects of possible failures to their braking system following the Diriyah E-Prix crash that hospitalised Edoardo Mortara.
Formula E drivers reckon “it’s not short of a miracle” that this weekend’s double-header Rome E-Prix has been organised as Italy extends the state of emergency of in the country.
Mercedes Formula E boss Ian James has explained the manufacturer’s unexpected decision to delay its Gen3 rules registration and says the “final call” is due in “the next few weeks”.
Tom Blomqvist says the NIO 333 Formula E team “surprised a few people” in the paddock with the massive step in performance it made coming into the 2020/21 season.
Mercedes has delayed its commitment to the inbound Gen3 rules that will be introduced into Formula E in 2022 as it awaits "clarification" over the championship's structure.
The Nissan e.dams Formula E team will no longer debut its new powertrain for the next round in Rome due to a COVID-enforced delay in parts supply.
Formula E will use a modified example of the all-electric Mini as its safety car for select events this season ahead of the marque’s parent company BMW quitting the championship.
Formula E has modified both the Rome and Valencia E-Prix to become double-header events, while Motorsport.com understands that Marrakesh will no longer be on the 2021 calendar.
Porsche has become the fourth Formula E manufacturer to sign up to the championship’s new Gen3 rules that will be in play until the end of the 2025-26 season.
Formula E's Gen3 era grid continues to take shape, after Nissan opted to commit to the series for another four years. Nissan's global chief operating officer explains why it has thrown its lot in with FE while other high-profile marques have decided to call it quits.
DS Techeetah boss Mark Preston reckons it 'could only be a good thing' for his squad to supply a customer team should another Stellantis marque enter Formula E.
Formula E boss Jamie Reigle was “adamantly against” delaying the introduction of the forthcoming Gen3 cars during crisis talks held amid the first wave of the pandemic.
Formula E has identified races in Japan, China, India and the USA as key additions to future calendars, according to the championship’s chief executive officer Jamie Reigle.
Dutch government ministers have sent a letter to Formula E boss Jamie Reigle expressing their “full support” of Eindhoven’s bid to host a round of the all-electric championship.
Formula E can be an “important platform” for major American car manufacturers to showcase their “almost unthinkable” decision to move to an all-electric road car line-up.
Formula E drivers have reacted to the “lottery” of new “very difficult” limitations on tyre usage for the 2021 season and are “clearly not looking forward” to further Gen3 restrictions.
Neom has entered the frame to become the next location to host Formula E races in Saudi Arabia, with talks having taken place between city and championship officials.
Formula E drivers have made renewed calls for a change to the series’ controversial qualifying format, which they believe could become a determining factor in the championship fight.
Sergio Sette Camara has not yet “done one corner” in the new Dragon Penske Autosport Formula E car ahead of its Rome debut but will begin testing it this month.
A trio of drivers made their Formula E debuts in the Diriyah E-Prix weekend, with a dusty track and rapid drop in temperature between qualifying and the race adding to their challenge.
Nick Cassidy says he exceeded his own expectations in his maiden Formula E weekend in the Diriyah E-Prix after showing top six pace in both qualifying and race trim.
Mahindra Formula E driver Alex Lynn has provided an update on his condition following a horrific crash in the Diriyah E-Prix, revealing he's "100% fine" and has escaped injuries.
With the new Formula E season belatedly getting underway in Saudi Arabia, the championship appeared to try to make up for lost time with an overspill of action and controversy on and off the track. While some talking points could have serious repercussions, it was an explosive opener for many reasons.
BMW Formula E driver Jake Dennis has hit out at Pascal Wehrlein for driving him into the wall in the Diriyah E-Prix, saying he “doesn’t really know what the logic was" behind his move.