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Formula E has a lot to do before being ready for its first race, to be held in Beijing September 13. Simulating full events, including pit lane action, was the next step. To get ready, Formula E has completed two full event simulations to be as ready as possible as the first all-electric single-seater championship […]

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The FIA Formula E Championship has revealed the location and circuit layout for the Punta del Este ePrix in Uruguay, South America. Punta del Este ePrix will be round three of the new global electric race series and will be held December 13, 2014. Taking place in six months, Formula E said the series has […]

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Mitsubishi has improved the performance and the technology of its electric-powered Pikes Peak-bound hill-climb EV race car. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announced today it will compete in the Electric Modified Division of the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) with a pair of MiEV Evolution III 100 percent electric-powered purpose-built race cars. […]

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Driver Monster Tajima will again drive an electric-powered race car at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This will be the third straight year he will race an EV. He is doing so after winning the high-profile Unlimited Division nine times, including six straight from 2006-2011 in a variety of high-powered Suzuki sport racecars. […]

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Grand Prix winner Jarno Trulli came out of a drive at the wheel of the fully-electric Formula E very happy with the racecar. The Spark-Renault SRT_01E was test-driven at the La Ferté Gaucher circuit near Choisy-le-Roi, France. The 39-year-old Italian, who last week signed up to the Championship’s Drivers’ Club, spent a whole day at […]

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The Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E electric race car made its first ever public demonstration January 6, entertaining crowds with a high-speed display around the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Capable of speeds in excess of 150 mph, Formula E said the racecar was driven by former Formula One driver Lucas di Grassi […]

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Andretti Sports Marketing has been appointed by Formula E as the official event organizers for the Miami Formula E race. The Formula E Miami race will be taking place on the streets of Downtown Miami on March 14, 2015. Based in Indianapolis, Andretti Sports Marketing describes itself as a sports, entertainment, event and experiential marketing […]

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Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio entered in a joint venture with Venturi Automobiles to field the tenth team in the new FIA Formula E Championship. FIA’s Formula E Championship, beginning in September 2014, is the world’s first fully-electric race series. The new Venturi Grand Prix Formula E Team has been co-founded by DiCaprio and […]

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Audi is already at work testing next year’s LMP1 hybrid Audi R18 e-tron quattro race car a week after the World Championship winning Audi R18 e-tron quattro racecar’s ran its last race. Tests of the new LMP1 sports car, which has been kept under wraps up to now, start today on the U.S. Sebring race […]

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Virgin announced December 5 it will be entering a team in the new fully-electric FIA Formula E Championship after signing an agreement with series promoters Formula E Holdings. Based in the UK, the Virgin Racing Formula E Team will be headed by Team Principal Alex Tai and has the backing of Virgin founder Sir Richard […]

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