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JAGUAR RACING LEAVE PARIS WITHOUT POINTS

Panasonic Jaguar Racing endured a challenging weekend of racing as their consistent record of scoring points in each round of the 2017/2018 ABB FIA Formula E Championship came to an end. Following a precautionary gearbox change Mitch Evans was penalised with a 10 place grid penalty which meant despite qualifying 12th he started the race … Continue reading → ...

MS&AD ANDRETTI FORMULA E AIMING TO BOUNCE BACK INTO THE POINTS POSITIONS IN THE STREETS OF PARIS

Paris (FRA) hosts the eighth round of ABB FIA Formula E Championship season 4 on Saturday, 28th of April. BMW works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) will aim for a points-scoring Paris ePrix after difficult outings in the last two races. Last week BMW Motorsport continued its development of the new BMW … Continue reading → ...

AUDI IN FORMULA E: THROUGH THE CITY OF LOVE WITH ELECTRIC POWER

Motorsport in the heart of the city – no other venue symbolizes this motto like Paris does. The 1.92-kilometer circuit passes numerous sidewalk cafés and restaurants, and circles the spectacular Dôme des Invalides. From their garages, the teams have an clean view of the Eiffel Tower and before the track is closed for race day, buses with tourists travel through the pit lane. “For me, Paris is one of the most beautiful locations and a highlight for us drivers,” says Lucas di Grassi.

FORMULA E DRIVERS AND BILLY MONGER TO HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR CHARITY WITH ELECTRIC KART RACE IN PARIS

Some of the stars competing in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will get behind the wheel of electric karts alongside Billy Monger to raise funds and awareness for disabled aspiring drivers looking to make it into motorsport. Taking place ahead of the Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix at the RKC karting track outside of Paris … Continue reading → ...

STRONG RECOVERY PERFORMANCE ON THE STREETS OF ROME GOES UNREWARDED FOR MS&AD ANDRETTI FORMULA E TEAM

BMW works driver Félix da Costa (POR) put in an impressive recovery performance in the seventh race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Rome (ITA). Watched by Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Development and BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt, the MS&AD Andretti Formula E team Portuguese driver … Continue reading → ...

MS&AD ANDRETTI FORMULA E SET TO ELECTRIFY THE STREETS OF ROME

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship heads to Europe this Saturday, 14th April, for the first Rome (ITA) E-Prix. BMW works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) return to the cockpits of the MS&AD Andretti cars. Blomqvist was behind the wheel of the BMW iFE.18 in Maisach (GER) last Tuesday and completed the roll-out for the car, which BMW will be using for the works entry in Season 5 of Formula E.

PREPARATION OF THE NEW BMW iFE.18 FORMULA E ENTERS THE NEXT PHASE

TechLab for BMW iNEXT”: This tag-line was prominently featured on the new BMW i Motorsport race car for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. This car completed its historic first appearance on the BMW and MINI Driving Academy site in Maisach, near Munich (GER). It was powered by the completely new BMW drivetrain, which was created specifically for the special challenges of motor racing. It was the result of close collaboration between engineers from BMW i production development and from BMW Motorsport. BMW works driver Tom Blomqvist (GBR) was behind the wheel of the first fully-electric racing car in the history of the BMW Group.

THE FIA CONFIRMS PORSCHE AS NEW FORMULA E MANUFACTURER

Today, Tuesday, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) accepted Porsche’s application as a Formula E manufacturer. This means that the Weissach factory team can continue to pursue the development of its own electric powertrain, which is due for homologation in 2019. As announced at the end of July 2017, Porsche plans to be among those … Continue reading → ...