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Audi is leaving its long-standing involvement with FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Le Mans series behind, turning its attention to the all-electric FIA Formula E racing series. Rupert Stadler, chairman of Audi’s board, made the announcement to 300 Audi employees Wednesday at the Audi Motorsport headquarters in Neuburg, Germany. That decision was based […]

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Mercedes-Benz is ready to enter the 2018/19 Formula E international electric racing series. Pending approval from FIA World Motorsport Association, Mercedes-Benz’s British-based subsidiary, Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix, hopes to bring its experience in motorsports over to electric racing. Entering the Formula E racing circuit will help the German automaker further develop its electric-powered technology. “Electrification will […]

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Jaguar returns to motorsports after a 12-year absence with its new Formula E battery electric race car called the 1-Type, which made its debut on Wednesday. Electronics giant and electric car battery maker Panasonic is the Jaguar Racing title car sponsor, and Lear Corporation is its official partner. Formula E is a single seat racing […]

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For the first two seasons of the Formula E electric race car series Audi has been a sponsor and gave technical support to the ABT Schaeffler race team. Now it’s expanding the partnership for the 2016-2017 season and will field its own full-fledged team beginning with the 2017-2018 schedule. The announcement was made yesterday, and […]

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Formula E, the world’s first electric racing series, met with some skepticism at its launch, but the first two seasons delivered some great racing. Now the folks behind the FIA Formula E Championship want their race cars to look different than other racing series machines, so they came up with a new design. When the […]

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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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