London E-Prix II (2021)
Latest news on London E-Prix II
The Nissan e.dams Formula E team has a “very good” shortlist of drivers to replace Oliver Rowland and will announce the new signing before the end of the season.
The role of simulator drivers is overlooked by even the most ardent of motorsport fans. To understand how much of a difference they make in maximising the performance of a Formula E car, we caught up with GP2 race winner and Mahindra Racing’s development driver Jordan King.
OPINION: With Audi's Formula E exit imminent, it had nothing to lose in London by attempting to vault Lucas di Grassi into the lead by pitting him under the safety car. Scorn directed at the team for putting glory before ethics should instead be pointed at a rulebook that allowed such a move in the first place.
Stoffel Vandoorne says the crashes in the London E-Prix made “bumper cars” Formula E look “quite amateur” while he feels “bloody hurt” after being wiped out of the race lead.
Rene Rast and Sebastien Buemi disagree over who was to blame for the Formula E clash that wrecked both their races in the second London E-Prix.
Formula E landed for a London E-Prix for the first time since 2016, at the indoor-outdoor circuit around the ExCeL. Featuring the birth of renewed title pushes, a long-awaited maiden win and the second race's controversy, the round proved to be an exhibition of the electric series' anarchic nature.
Antonio Felix da Costa reckons Andre Lotterer is a “sore loser” who “cannot represent” Formula E after the pair collided on the pits straight in the second London E-Prix.
The FIA will close the “loophole” that allowed Lucas di Grassi to controversially lead the London E-Prix but there is “no big deal” that he overtook seven cars from the pitlane.
Mahindra driver Alex Lynn says a lack of Formula E wins had “tortured me for many years” after finally tasting success on his 40th race start in London on Sunday.
Disqualified Audi driver Lucas di Grassi says the “mistake” that cost him a controversial victory in the London E-Prix will “stay in my head for the rest of my life”.
Lucas di Grassi has been disqualified altogether from the second London E-Prix and Audi fined €50,000 for not serving a penalty after their controversial pitlane move to lead the race.
Audi Formula E chief Allan McNish insists his team abided by regulations after Lucas di Grassi was black-flagged for driving through the pitlane during a safety car period and controversially gaining the lead of the London E-Prix.
Mahindra’s Alex Lynn scored his maiden Formula E victory in a bizarre Race 2 at the London E-Prix at the indoor/outdoor ExCeL Centre on Sunday, after on-the-road winner Lucas di Grassi was penalised for pitting under the safety car and not stopping for long enough.
Lucas di Grassi set the pace in the final Formula E practice session ahead of the second London E-Prix, beating race one victor Jake Dennis and the disqualified Oliver Rowland.