Formula E News

Bird: Difficult to discount anybody from Mexico City FE opener
'Deserving' De Vries has character to succeed in F1 says McLaren FE boss
Abt team "not sleeping a lot" to prepare for Formula E return
Sette Camara: Drivers will need to "respect" limits of Gen3 Formula E car
Autosport 2022 Top 50: #41 Antonio Felix da Costa

Jaguar's Sam Bird reckons nobody can be discounted from the season-opening Mexico City E-Prix, as Formula E's Gen3 era kicks off and teams continue to understand their new cars.

Nyck de Vries has the character to "stand him in good stead" for his move from Formula E to Formula 1 for 2023, says McLaren FE boss Ian James.

Abt team boss Thomas Biermaier says his squad's staff has not been sleeping much on its return to Formula E, following its late return to the championship.

NIO 333's Sergio Sette Camara says drivers will have to "respect" limitations of the new Gen3 Formula E car, and that it will not respond well to being 'overdriven'.

Autosport 2022 Top 50: #30 Sebastien Buemi

1st in World Endurance Championship; 1st in Le Mans 24 Hours; 15th in Formula E

Fenestraz "starting from blank paper" with move to Formula E

Nissan Formula E driver Sacha Fenestraz reckons he is "starting from a blank paper" to prepare for the Mexico season opener as he makes the transition from Super Formula.

10 things we learned from Valencia Formula E testing Plus

10 things we learned from Valencia Formula E testing

The prologue to the 2022/2023 Formula E season has concluded as the series gets set for the new Gen3 era. After almost four days of testing in Valencia this week, Autosport takes a look at the 10 major talking points that will dominate the build-up to the new campaign getting underway in January.

Guenther ends Valencia Formula E test with fastest time

Maximilian Guenther completed the Formula E Valencia test week with the fastest time, beating laps from Jean-Eric Vergne and Stoffel Vandoorne to top the final session.

Hughes "always believed" in ability to reach Formula E after long junior career

With his persistence in the junior categories having paid off in the form of a McLaren seat, Jake Hughes says he always believed that his ability would carry him into a Formula E drive

Guenther: Valencia FE test headline pace "doesn't hurt" but not important

Maximilian Guenther says his chart-topping pace in Valencia Formula E testing shows Maserati MSG's running is "going well", but says that it does not really matter for its 2022-23 preparations.

Nato strikes to lead extra Thursday Valencia Formula E test session

Norman Nato ended Thursday's extra Valencia Formula E test session with the fastest time, defending from a series of late assaults after Nissan team-mate Sacha Fenestraz produced a red flag.

Rowland optimistic after battling illness in "extremely difficult" Formula E off-season

Mahindra's Oliver Rowland feels that the team is in a good place despite "extremely difficult" private tests, revealing that he spent time on the sidelines with COVID in the off-season.

Porsche: Formula E must learn from "too short, too tight" Gen3 development schedule

Porsche Formula E boss Florian Modlinger says that the championship must learn from a "tough" schedule to prepare the Gen3 cars on time, owing to delays in common parts deliveries.

Mortara: "Not fair" to compare old and new FE cars yet

Maserati MSG driver Edoardo Mortara says it would be "not fair" to compare the new Gen3 Formula E car and the previous model, despite a smaller than expected pace difference.

Guenther holds onto Formula E test lead after day two in Valencia

For the second Formula E Valencia test day in a row, Maximilian Guenther ended the day with the fastest time as McLaren’s Jake Hughes ‘won’ the race simulation session.

Why is CUPRA coming to Formula E and what's its goal?

CUPRA Racing will make its first appearance in Formula E in the new 2022-23 season and will do so hand in hand with ABT. Why is it entering the category and what is the goal?

The "tricks" Formula E teams must understand with Hankook's new tyres

Formula E’s teams have spent the winter trying to understand the all-new Gen3 machinery – but a switch to Hankook tyres has made the transition even more difficult.

Maserati MSG’s Guenther heads opening day of Formula E Valencia testing

Maximilian Guenther kicked off Formula E’s pre-season test at Valencia in swaggering form, the Maserati MSG signing heading both morning and afternoon sessions in Gen3’s first official running.

Beckmann joins Porsche Formula E team as test and reserve driver

David Beckmann has joined Porsche's Formula E Team as its test and reserve driver.

10 things we learned from Valencia Formula E testing Plus

10 things we learned from Valencia Formula E testing

The prologue to the 2022/2023 Formula E season has concluded as the series gets set for the new Gen3 era. After almost four days of testing in Valencia this week, Autosport takes a look at the 10 major talking points that will dominate the build-up to the new campaign getting underway in January.

Formula E
Dec 17, 2022
How Jaguar got its teeth into Formula E's Gen3 development race Plus

How Jaguar got its teeth into Formula E's Gen3 development race

With Mercedes gone and DS moving teams, Jaguar has a big opportunity at the start of Formula E's Gen3 era. The technical challenges in understanding the new car have been vast, with senior figures James Barclay and Phil Charles outlining to Autosport the pitfalls along the way

Formula E
Dec 1, 2022
The top 10 Formula E drivers of 2021-22 Plus

The top 10 Formula E drivers of 2021-22

After a wild 2020-21 season, this year's Formula E campaign had a much stronger narrative to it, but ended with the same result as a driver from the Silver Arrows squad triumphed. Here's our guide to those who shone brightest during the campaign

Formula E
Oct 1, 2022
The trait Vandoorne rediscovered to claim Formula E's era-ending title Plus

The trait Vandoorne rediscovered to claim Formula E's era-ending title

After Nyck de Vries was crowned Formula E champion in 2021, his Mercedes team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne stepped forward this season as the Gen2 era and his team bowed out. As he did on the way to the GP2 crown in 2015, the Belgian achieved a peerless level of consistency and was only outside the points once, with his sole win in Monaco sufficient to head off a chasing pack headed by Mitch Evans

Formula E
Sep 19, 2022
Why Bird can bounce back after a tough 2021-22 Formula E season Plus

Why Bird can bounce back after a tough 2021-22 Formula E season

With his winning streak coming to an end this season, the 2021-22 Formula E season was tumultuous for Sam Bird, failing to gather momentum as Jaguar generally struggled. But the long-term favourite looks forward to bouncing back next season as the championship enters its new era

Formula E
Aug 30, 2022
What Formula E needs next after saying goodbye to Gen2 Plus

What Formula E needs next after saying goodbye to Gen2

The 2021-2022 Formula E season finale brought the curtain down on the Gen2 era of the all-electric world championship. It elevated FE to new heights, fulfilling its intended directive. While it is a good launching pad for the impending Gen3 cycle, there are certain aspects the series must tackle for the new era to have the same impact as its predecessor

Formula E
Aug 16, 2022
The traits behind Vandoorne's triumphant Formula E title charge Plus

The traits behind Vandoorne's triumphant Formula E title charge

The odds were heavily stacked in Stoffel Vandoorne’s favour to capture the Formula E crown at the Seoul finale, but chief rival Mitch Evans applied maximum pressure with victory in the first race. It meant Vandoorne had to show his resolve to reproduce the key qualities he held all season to complete his march to the title

Formula E
Aug 15, 2022
Can anyone beat Stoffel Vandoorne to the Formula E title? Plus

Can anyone beat Stoffel Vandoorne to the Formula E title?

Stoffel Vandoorne is on the brink of the Formula E title with a commanding lead ahead of the Seoul finale, but both rivals and unknowns still stand in his way. Here’s a run through of what Vandoorne must overcome to clinch the championship and how his competition will look to pull off the biggest of shocks

Formula E
Aug 10, 2022