Edoardo Mortara
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Edoardo Mortara

1987-01-12 (age 34)
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Buemi frustrated after first-lap collision with Lotterer

Nissan Formula E Sebastien Buemi says his retirement in the Valencia E-Prix was “tough” to accept after he was taken out by Porsche rival Andre Lotterer on the opening lap.

Mercedes, Venturi given green light for Diriyah FE race
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Mercedes, Venturi given green light for Diriyah FE race

The four Mercedes-powered Formula E cars will be able to contest the second Diriyah E-Prix night race after being granted permission by the FIA stewards.

Mortara to make Audi return in Spa 24 Hours

Edoardo Mortara will make his first appearance in an Audi in four years in next month's Spa 24 Hours, as he joins the WRT team's four-car line-up for the Belgian classic.

Troubled DTM "didn't really evolve", says Mortara

Former DTM frontrunner Edoardo Mortara has expressed his concern over the series' future, and believes it “didn't really evolve so much” over the past few years.

Venturi switches to Mercedes powertrain, retains drivers

The Venturi Formula E squad will run as a customer Mercedes operation for the 2019/20 season and will retain its line-up of ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa and Edoardo Mortara.

Berlin E-Prix: Lotterer quickest in Friday practice

DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara.

Mass Monaco grid penalties handed down after Paris crashfest

Erstwhile ABB FIA Formula E points leader Jerome d'Ambrosio, Edoardo Mortara and Oliver Rowland have all be given three-place grid penalties for next month’s Monaco race after causing collisions in the Paris E-Prix.

Mortara: Crazy final lap in Mexico was "like Christmas"

The final lap of ABB FIA Formula E's Mexico City E-Prix that took Pascal Wehrlein and both Nissan e.dams drivers out of contention was like "Christmas", says Venturi's Edoardo Mortara.

Sims apologised to Mortara after rewatching clash

BMW driver Alexander Sims has apologised to Venturi’s Edoardo Mortara after their recent clash in the ABB FIA Formula E race in Santiago.

Wolff has "no doubts" about Massa, despite point-less start

Venturi team principal Susie Wolff has declared “you should never underestimate Felipe Massa”, despite the ex-Formula 1 driver's low-key start to his ABB FIA Formula E career.

Mortara: Fourth place in Santiago "like a victory"

Edoardo Mortara says his fourth-place finish in the Santiago ABB FIA Formula E race was "like a victory" for his Venturi team after a difficult start to the 2018/19 season.

Marrakesh E-Prix: BMW implosion hands d'Ambrosio victory

Jerome d’Ambrosio won the Marrakesh E-Prix, the second round of the 2018-19 ABB Formula E Championship, after the dominant BMWs of Antonio Felix da Costa and Alexander Sims collided and threw away victory.

Venturi: Mortara "a better fit" alongside Massa

Venturi Formula E team principal Susie Wolff says choosing Edoardo Mortara over Maro Engel came down to the Swiss-Italian driver being a "better fit" with ex-Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa.

Venturi retains Mortara alongside Massa in Formula E

Venturi has retained Edoardo Mortara for a second consecutive season in Formula E, and he will line-up alongside ex-Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa in the 2018/19 season.

Mortara "feels bad" for hitting Paffett in Misano

Edoardo Mortara admits he "feels bad" for colliding with Mercedes stablemate Gary Paffett in the Saturday DTM race at Misano, which led to the erstwhile championship leader's retirement.

The top 10 Formula E drivers of 2017/18 Prime

The top 10 Formula E drivers of 2017/18

Formula E's first generation came to an end with the coronation of its fourth different champion in four seasons and a wounded series giant roaring back to take the teams' title. But who were the standout drivers of the season?

Norisring DTM: Wittmann wins, Glock and Paffett clash again

BMW's Marco Wittmann won the DTM's second race at Norisring, as the battle between title rivals Timo Glock and Gary Paffett burst back into life.

Norisring DTM: Mortara wins as Audi continues to struggle

Edoardo Mortara converted his pole position into a victory in the Saturday DTM race at Norisring, with Audi continuing to struggle and failing to score points.

Norisring DTM: Mortara claims pole by 0.001s

Mercedes driver Edoardo Mortara narrowly sealed pole position for the DTM's Norisring opener after a qualifying session interrupted by a red flag caused by defending champion Rene Rast crashing out.

Mortara warns poor officiating could "kill" DTM

Mercedes driver Edoardo Mortara believes poor officiating of the DTM could "kill the championship" after he was reprimanded for pushing BMW's Joel Eriksson off the track at Lausitz.

Lausitz DTM: Mortara wins, Rast suffers massive accident

Edoardo Mortara scored his first DTM win for Mercedes at the Lausitzring, a race punctuated by two huge crashes – the worst of which saw Rene Rast walk away from a huge backflip rollover.

DTM 2018 driver-by-driver season preview

With the start to the 2018 DTM season approaching, David Gruz previews all 20 drivers of the field.

Mercedes drivers expect boost from DTM aero changes

Mercedes drivers expect revised aerodynamic regulations to boost the manufacturer’s prospects in the DTM this year, after a disappointing 2017 season.

Mortara to skip Berlin Formula E race for DTM

Venturi Formula E driver Edoardo Mortara will miss the Berlin ePrix due to clashing commitments with Mercedes in the DTM, the German manufacturer has confirmed.

Mercedes retains four drivers for farewell DTM season

Four drivers from Mercedes' DTM 2017 roster have been retained for the marque's final season in the category, the Stuttgart manufacturer has confirmed.

Mortara explains "stupid mistake" that cost him debut win

Edoardo Mortara has admitted that the “stupid mistake” that cost him a win on his Formula E debut weekend in Hong Kong was because he was “over-confident”.

Hong Kong ePrix: Abt triumphs after late Mortara spin

Daniel Abt was handed his and Audi’s first factory victory in Formula E after long-time leader Edoardo Mortara spun from the lead of the second Hong Kong race.

Macau GT winner Mortara "felt pretty stupid" after start error

FIA GT World Cup winner Edoardo Mortara says his Macau race start strategy was "pretty stupid" after running into a barrier while trying to sprint away from Augusto Farfus.

Macau GT: Mortara doubles up with main race win

Edoardo Mortara claimed his fourth GT victory in Macau in a fascinating FIA GT World Cup race.

Macau GT: Mortara wins after crash decimates field

Mercedes driver Edoardo Mortara won a bizarre FIA GT World Cup qualifying race in Macau in which just eight cars finished.

Macau GT: Mortara on pole as Mercedes dominates

Edoardo Mortara claimed pole position for the FIA GT World Cup qualification race as Mercedes locked out the top four positions in a flat out qualifying session.

Mortara: 2017 the "hardest" season of my career

Edoardo Mortara admits his first year with Mercedes in DTM was the "hardest" season of his career.

Venturi picks Mortara to partner Engel in Formula E

Venturi will field two Mercedes DTM drivers in Formula E next season, having chosen Edoardo Mortara to partner Maro Engel for the 2017/18 campaign.

Venturi: Testing Mercedes drivers just a coincidence

The Venturi Formula E team insists its evaluation of two Mercedes DTM drivers in official pre-season testing is not linked to the German manufacturer’s impending entry in the series.

Venturi driver evaluation spoiled by gearbox woes in test

A faulty batch of gearbox components blighted Venturi’s running in Formula E’s Valencia pre-season test and compromised the evaluation process for its 2017/18 driver line-up.

Mortara, Blomqvist to vie for Formula E drives in test

DTM race winners Edoardo Mortara and Tom Blomqvist will be part of Formula E’s official pre-season test this week as they vie for drives at the Venturi and Andretti teams respectively.

Mercedes keen to retain DTM drivers after quitting series

Mercedes DTM boss Ulrich Fritz has indicated that the German marque will try to keep its line-up of drivers within its stable after it quits the tin-top series.

Glock hits out at "not logical" Zandvoort qualifying exclusion

Timo Glock has hit out at what he considers to be a "not logical" DTM stewards' decision to exclude him from second qualifying at Zandvoort.

Mercedes: Mortara breakthrough "a question of time"

Mercedes DTM boss Ulrich Fritz says it is “just a question of time” before marquee signing Edoardo Mortara finds consistent form with the Silver Arrows.

Norisring DTM: Martin beats Auer in red-flagged race

BMW’s Maxime Martin came out on top of a private battle with Lucas Auer to win a gripping second DTM race at the Norisring after a red=flag stoppage.

Mercedes switch "lot tougher than I thought", says Mortara

Last year's DTM runner-up Edoardo Mortara says his first season with Mercedes after moving away from Audi has been more difficult than expected, as the two manufacturers are "completely different worlds".

Mercedes names line-up for Nurburgring 24 Hours title defence

Mercedes AMG-Motorsport has unveiled a five-car line-up for the 2017 edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours.

Mercedes newcomer Mortara set for Blancpain drive

Three-time Macau GT Cup winner and new Mercedes DTM driver Edoardo Mortara is set to undertake a first full sportscar campaign in 2017.

Mercedes confirms line-up for 2017 DTM season

Mercedes has confirmed its six driver line-up for the upcoming DTM campaign, with Maro Engel rejoining the series for the first time in six years.

Top 10 most exciting driver changes of 2017

While the silly season doesn't offer a lot of racing, driver movements always increase anticipation for the upcoming year. David Gruz picks the 10 most exciting changes ahead of the 2017 motorsport season.

Mortara: Audi didn’t always treat me like a "top driver"

DTM runner-up Edoardo Mortara says part of the reason for his switch to Mercedes for the 2017 season was that Audi didn't always treat him like a "top driver".

GT World Cup: Mortara leads Audi 1-2 in qualifying

Edoardo Mortara grabbed pole position for the FIA GT World Cup event in Macau with a late effort in qualifying on Friday to dethrone Audi teammate Laurens Vanthoor from the top spot.

Motorsport.com's Top 10 DTM drivers of 2016

Featuring action aplenty, some big names bowing out of the series and a title fight that went down to the wire, the 2016 DTM season will live long in the memory. Our international panel pick their 10 standout perfomers of the year.

Mortara: "Hard feelings" remain over Zandvoort penalty

DTM championship runner-up Edoardo Mortara admits he is still bitter of the penalty that had been assessed to him at Zandvoort.

Hockenheim DTM: Mortara dominates, but Wittmann takes title

A spectacular charge to victory from Audi's Edoardo Mortara was not enough to deny BMW's Marco Wittmann his second DTM drivers' title.

Hockenheim DTM: Da Costa on pole again, title rivals on row three

Antonio Felix da Costa completed a qualifying sweep in his final DTM weekend at Hockenheim, as championship leader Marco Wittmann headed rival Edoardo Mortara.

Hockenheim DTM: Molina dominates, Wittmann extends points lead

DTM championship leader Marco Wittmann extended his advantage at the top of the standings heading into the season finale, as Miguel Molina won the Saturday race at Hockenheim.

Hockenheim DTM: Da Costa on pole, Wittmann beats Mortara

Antonio Felix da Costa claimed his second career DTM pole in his final weekend in the category at Hockenheim, while Marco Wittmann saw off title rival Edoardo Mortara.

Bamber, Mortara head entry list for FIA GT World Cup

Le Mans 2015 winner Earl Bamber and DTM title contender Edoardo Mortara will both enter the 2016 FIA GT World Cup, which is held in Macau alongside the Grand Prix event.

Hungaroring DTM: Ekstrom wins, Mortara last after Wittmann contact

Mattias Ekstrom won what will be his final DTM race of the season at Budapest as title contenders Edoardo Mortara and Marco Wittmann collided at the start.

Hungaroring DTM: Mortara scores another pole, Wittmann third

Edoardo Mortara continued to sweep the Hungaroring DTM round by topping Sunday qualifying ahead of Audi teammate Mattias Ekstrom and title rival Marco Wittmann.

Hungaroring DTM: Mortara leads all-Audi top six in Race 1

Edoardo Mortara converted his pole position into a Saturday DTM victory at the Hungaroring with five fellow Audi drivers finishing behind him.

Hungaroring DTM: Mortara beats Green, Audi locks out top eight

Audi's title contender Edoardo Mortara was quickest in the Saturday DTM qualifying at the Hungaroring, which was dominated by Audi.

Nurburgring DTM: Mortara passes Auer to claim Race 2 win

Edoardo Mortara took his third DTM victory of the season in Race 2 at the Nurburgring and took second place in the standings.

Mortara: BMW's pace advantage "just a joke"

BMW's pace advantage over rival DTM teams in the dry at Moscow Raceway was "just a joke", according to Audi's Edoardo Mortara.