Chaotic Formula E race in China

The 6th round of ABB FIA Formula E Championship 2018/19 was run in the Chinese city of Sanya, and that gave another twist in the championship. Oliver Rowland from the Nissan eDAMS team had secured Pole Position, ahead of the defending Champion Jean-Eric Vergne in DS Techeetah, Antonio Felix da Costa in BMW i Andretti Motorsport, while Daniel Abt in Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler started the race from P4. Alexander Sims in BMW i Andretti Motorsport wasn’t able to participate in the super pole, even though he were amongst the…

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Well-known faces in front in Mexico

The season’s fourth round of ABB FIA Formula E Championship was run in Mexico City, on the shorter version of the Formula 1 track. Top three drivers in the qualifying all had experience in Formula 1, with Pascal Wehrlein on Pole Position ahead of Lucas di Grassi and Felipe Massa. Oliver Rowland, Antonio Felix da Costa and Sebastien Buemi were the last drivers also in the Super Pole. Championship leader Sam Bird had a terrible qualifying, where he didn’t set any time at all due to technical problem with the…

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Audi goes to Lanzarote

Audi Sport has had their works drivers on a small trip to Lanzarote. But this wasn’t pure holiday, even though the weather was perfect for it, but their now legendary fitness week. This was the fourth time that the team had gone for Club La Santa, where Tom Kristensen and the team physio Vincenzo Tota had planned a week of secret activities for the 8 works drivers in DTM and Formula E. Loic Duval, Robin Frijns, Jamie Green, Nico Müller, Rene Rast, Mike Rockenfeller, Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt…

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Formula E commitment hampers Lotterer

Andre Lotterer won’t be at the 1000 Miles FIA World Endurance Championship race at Sebring in March. The Rebellion Racing driver has been told by his ABB FIA Formula E Championship team, DS Techeetah, that he will be going in the simulator, since Sebring is right between two Formula E weekends. He and teammate Jean-Eric Vergne will have to prepare for the race in Sanya in China. He will be replaced by Mathias Beche, who lost his seat in the Rebellion LMP1 car, when Nathanael Berthon was announced in car…

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Scorching Formula E visit in Santiago

It was a scorching hot third round of this year’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship, when the series visited the capital city of Chile. With 37-38 degrees Celcius air temperature and 45-46 degrees asphalt temperature, it was a really difficult for the drivers to take care of the batteries and tires through the 45 minutes plus a lap. Lucas di Grassi finally drove his Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler to Pole Position, but because his in-lap was too slow after Super Pole, his time was deleted and had to start from…

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Something old and something new at Audi

There will be something old and something new at Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, when the second round of this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship will be run in Marrakesh this weekend. There is nothing new amongst the racing drivers, where 2016/17 Champion Lucas di Grassi and the double 2017/18 race winner Daniel Abt will pilot the cars.  But there will be a Rookie test this Sunday, where all current and previous Formula E drivers aren’t allowed to participate. So Audi needs to find two new guys for that test.…

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