Formula E

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F1 Champ Villeneuve To Compete In Formula E

Storied F1 champion Jacques Villeneuve is set to make a return to the racetrack following a 10-year hiatus from competition, by signing up for electric vehicle tournament Formula E. Villeneuve will replace Nick Heidfield on Venturi’s Formula E team, following the later driver’s defection to rival outfit Mahindra. After his first day test driving for the new team, Villeneuve expressed his excitement at returning […]

August 12th

Carlos Ghosn Thinks The Future Is Electric

First of all, let me note that I’m a big fan of Carlos Ghosn. I love the way he talks about things, but especially about electric vehicles. He’s a very straight shooter and doesn’t fluff his language excessively, imho. Granted, as the head of one of the largest companies in the world, he’s had his […]

July 17th

Paris To Get Formula E In 2016

Formula E, the electric version of Formula 1 that Richard Branson believes will be more popular than Formula 1 within five years, will be coming to Paris in 2016. It is the latest global city to land the young electric car race. Before the Formula E drivers move on to Berlin, Moscow, and London again […]

July 13th

Montreal May Open the Third Formula E Season

We’re down to the last two races of the first-ever Formula E season, and there’s still no clear favorite to take the championship crown. So it might seem a bitty silly to be looking so far ahead, but when you run something as big as the Formula E, you’ve got to think long-term. According to […]

Lucas di Grassi Disqualified At Formula E Berlin

With the inaugural season of the Formula E series landing in Monaco earlier in the month, electric racing has finally come home. After a quick and close race through Monaco’s narrow streets, Formula E headed to Germany this weekend for the DHL Berlin ePrix, where Brazil’s Lucas di Grassi though he took the win…but then […]

Warm-Up Lap: Formula E Takes Over Monaco

The small but historically-important principality of Monaco has been a hotbed of motorsports for the past century, making it the perfect place to debut the first Formula E race in Europe. The narrow road course made for big crashes, clever moves, and great action all the way around, with e.dams driver Sebastian Buemi taking his […]

Warm-Up Lap: Tour Monaco With Formula E Driver Sam Bird

Monaco is one of the smallest, yet wealthiest city-states in the world, a place where registered automobiles actually outnumber the citizens and the 36,000 citizens are crammed into an area about 2 km2. It’s also home to some of the world’s most famous motorsports, and in a couple of weeks the Formula E series will […]

April 27th

Highlights From Formula E Round 6 At Long Beach

This weekend the sixth round of the cutting-edge electric racing series Formula E went to America’s left coast for a race around the streets of Long Beach, California. Once again, this fast-but-quiet electric racing series has proved to be an action-packed affair with plenty of thrills and wheel-to-wheel action, with a new winner taking the […]

Warm-Up Lap: Formula E Miami Highlights

After two races in Asia and another two races in South America, the Formula E series has finally made its way to the USA, specifically the sexy coastal city of Miami. Despite the fact that Miami is one of the cities most susceptible to climate change, the feeling was celebratory as this cutting edge racing […]

March 16th

Eight Manufacturers Sign On For Next Formula E Season

In about three weeks time, Formula E will make its way to Miami for the fifth round of the inaugural electric racing series. Even though the first season isn’t even half over, the forces at work within Formula E are already looking towards the next season, naming eight manufacturers that have already pledged to support […]

February 25th

Formula E Looking For Kids In London Who Want To Race

The Formula E series has already travelled tens of thousands of miles, across Asia and over to South America before its next two stops in America. After that its off to Europe before the season closer in London, where a charity called the Greenpower Education Trust is looking for ten teams of young children interested […]

February 23rd

Moscow Added To Formula E Schedule As Ninth Race

Originally published on EV Obsession In March the Formula E series will make the first to two scheduled stops in America, racing through the streets of Miami and Long Beach, before heading to Europe for the final leg of the inaugural season. Thanks to the last minute addition of Moscow as the host for the […]

February 4th