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In 2014, Audi’s two diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro racecars competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be relying on electrified four-wheel drive. “Innovations only become pioneering achievements when they’re successfully used and others start to adopt them,” said Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. “Audi, like no other manufacturer, has repeatedly achieved […]

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Motorsport is changing and racing drivers, just like everyday daily drivers, will now need to pay more attention to the amount of fuel and energy they are using. When the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid-diesel race car will be pitted against its competitors in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Audi factory drivers […]

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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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The promoter of the new FIA Formula E Championship confirmed its 2014/2015 calendar. Formula E Holdings says the first year of the new FIA championship featuring Formula cars powered exclusively by electric energy will feature 10 city-center events held over four continents. The first championship calendar was submitted to the FIA during its World Motor […]

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Super Aguri Formula E is the sixth team to enter the new FIA Formula E Championship. Japanese racing driver Aguri Suzuki and Formula E Holdings revealed the agreement November 1. The Tokyo-based team is a brand new venture for Aguri Suzuki, who brings with him a wealth of Formula One experience as a driver, team […]

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Four-time Formula One World Champion Alain Prost has joined forces with Jean-Paul Driot, founder of leading GP2 and Formula Renault 3.5 team Dams, to enter the FIA Formula E Championship. They will be competing as a new team named e.dams. The new team launch, held at the L’Atelier Renault on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, was […]

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Drayson Racing has managed to set more EV speed records. Among these, the team has increased the World Electric Land Speed Record for sub-999 kilogram cars during official FIA-sanctioned runs at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, England. The all-electric prototype racing car driven by Lord Drayson and developed by Drayson Racing Technologies achieved a two-way average […]

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The recently formed electric race car championship known as Formula E has secured a broadcasting partner, ensuring visibility for its races. Aurora Media Worldwide (AMW) and Formula E Holdings have today signed a multi-year partnership; AMW  thus becomes the exclusive host broadcaster and media partner for the new FIA Formula E Championship. Formula E said […]

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Readers looking forward to a series showcasing electric race cars will be able to start making plans. Formula E’s provisional 2014/2015 calendar featuring 10 city-center events over four continents, has been revealed. The championship will begin with Beijing, China, on September the 20th 2014. The inaugural calendar was proposed to the FIA during its World […]

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IndyCar outfit Dragon Racing has signed an agreement with series promoters Formula E Holdings to become the fourth team to enter the FIA Formula E Championship. FIA’s Formula E Championship is the new fully-electric race series beginning in September 2014. Dragon Racing is owned by media and publishing entrepreneur Jay Penske, with its headquarters based […]

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