formula-e News and Analysis
Avalanche Andretti is assessing options to partner Jake Dennis in Formula E next season, although team owner Michael Andretti hopes Oliver Askew can turn around a "frustrating" debut year.
Andre Lotterer says he hopes to remain involved in Formula E, following the announcement that he would return to endurance racing with Porsche's LMDh project in 2023.
Sam Bird says a lack of pace in qualifying is behind a difficult year in Formula E, but reckons his 2021-22 season is nothing more than a blip.
Oliver Rowland's rapid ascent at the start of the Marrakech E-Prix was part of Mahindra's strategy to push early, but found his drop through the order to 10th "depressing".
A new E-Prix venue in the United States for Formula E's 2022-23 season is under consideration due to development work around the usual Brooklyn Street Circuit site.
Formula E’s unplanned return to Marrakesh provided teams with a fresh challenge in old but familiar surroundings, as Edoardo Mortara kept his cool in melting conditions to triumph and retake the championship lead
Stoffel Vandoorne felt that his Mercedes Formula E team did everything right to help him recover from 20th to eighth in the Marrakech E-Prix, but rued his qualifying misfortune.
Mitch Evans recalled two "hairy" moments that bookended his Marrakesh Formula E race, having a run-in with Pascal Wehrlein at the start and then his late pass on Jean-Eric Vergne.
Antonio Felix da Costa says his position swaps with DS Techeetah teammate Jean-Eric Vergne kept handing Marrakesh E-Prix winner Edoardo Mortara "a breather" in Saturday's Formula E race.
Edoardo Mortara repelled a late charge from polesitter Antonio Felix da Costa to win the Marrakesh E-Prix and sweep to the top of the Formula E standings.
Antonio Felix da Costa claimed his first Formula E pole of the season, beating Edoardo Mortara by less than a tenth to claim the spoils in Marrakesh E-Prix qualifying.
Jean-Eric Vergne led a DS Techeetah 1-2 in practice for the Marrakesh E-Prix, closing out a red flag-interrupted FP2 0.129s ahead of Antonio Felix da Costa.
DS Techeetah's Antonio Felix da Costa will spend the rest of 2021-22 helping teammate Jean-Eric Vergne secure a third Formula E title, stating that "the championship is done for me".
The Formula E drivers who have tested their teams' respective Gen3 machinery have remarked upon the different characteristics of the car, as the all-new Hankook tyres have received mixed reviews.
Formula E has unveiled a first draft of its 2022-23 calendar featuring new venues in Hyderabad and Sao Paulo - but missing Cape Town with three slots yet to be filled.
McLaren has announced a new strategic partnership with Neom, a government-backed smart city project in Saudi Arabia, that will serve as the title sponsor of its electric racing teams.
Andre Lotterer will vacate his Porsche Formula E race seat at the end of this season after the announcement that he is joining the German manufacturer’s LMDh sportscar squad.
Felix Rosenqvist has signed a multi-year extension to his McLaren deal, as the team assesses whether to keep the Swede in IndyCar or move him to its Formula E squad.
McLaren's incoming Formula E squad has signed a deal with Nissan to use the Japanese manufacturer's powertrains throughout the entirety of the Gen3 rules cycle, starting from the 2022-23 season.
Mahindra will make its first public appearance with its Gen3 Formula E car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with former record holder Nick Heidfeld behind the wheel.
Eight Formula E drivers made the 7,000-mile sprint from the streets of Jakarta to the fabled Circuit de la Sarthe and every one had a story to share at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours. Despite a range of triumphs and disappointments, each driver doubling up on the day job played a key role in their teams' fortunes
Pascal Wehrlein has had a "good first impression" of the new Porsche Gen3 Formula E car, as the German marque conducted a shakedown session at its Weissach test track.
Dragon Penske's Antonio Giovinazzi says his retirement from the Jakarta Formula E race was the result of a "crazy, aggressive strategy" in anticipation of rain or a red flag.
Jean-Eric Vergne had comfortably taken a landmark pole for Formula E's first visit to Indonesia and looked set to win his first race of a highly consistent campaign. But the DS Techeetah driver couldn't answer a late attack from Jaguar's Mitch Evans, who profited from the Frenchman's change in battery management tactics to seize a third win of the campaign
Andre Lotterer disagreed with the Formula E stewards' decision to hand him a five-second penalty after an incident between him and Nyck de Vries at the Jakarta E-Prix.
Stoffel Vandoorne says a "bizarre" experience with the Formula E attack mode loops denied him a podium chance at the Jakarta E-Prix, and rued a lack of pace in qualifying.
Formula E's drivers have praised the inaugural Jakarta E-Prix, with Nyck de Vries calling it a "great" event and leaving the field impressed with the circuit's layout and surface.
Mitch Evans captured a thrilling victory at the Jakarta E-Prix with a tremendous move on Jean-Eric Vergne, keeping him at bay for his third Formula E win of the year.
Jean-Eric Vergne won out in an all-DS Techeetah battle for pole position for the Jakarta E-Prix, beating team-mate Antonio Felix da Costa for a record 15th Formula E pole.
DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne pounced to the top of the Jakarta timing boards at the very end of practice, beating teammate Antonio Felix da Costa with a late 1m07.594s.
Formula E's drivers expect to contend with high battery temperature and heavy tyre management at the inaugural Jakarta E-Prix, with a humid 32 degrees Celsius anticipated for race day.
Mahindra Racing has ‘got its act together’ after a lacklustre start to the 2022 Formula E season and will be in contention for a strong result in Saturday’s Jakarta E-Prix, believes team principal Dilbagh Gill.
Pascal Wehrlein has been handed a five-place grid penalty for Saturday's Jakarta E-Prix, following a repair to his Porsche Formula E car's DCDC converter.
Antonio Giovinazzi says he needs more races in Formula E before making a decision on his future for 2023, having endured a difficult year with the Dragon Penske squad.
Not everyone was convinced Dan Ticktum would make a smooth transition to Formula E with NIO 333. But the man himself is enjoying the change and heads into this weekend's Jakarta round eyeing more progress
Mahindra Racing is holding talks with several Formula E teams including Abt Sportsline to supply customer powertrains for the start of the Gen3 era in 2023.
Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle says the championship has discussed opening up battery technology, all-wheel drive systems and custom bodywork in its Monaco talks over the "Gen4" rules cycle.
A Formula 2 and Formula E champion, Nyck de Vries is currently considering where his future in motorsport lies. Continuing in WEC and Formula E is possible and he's also courted glances Stateside after impressing in an IndyCar test. But ahead of his Formula 1 FP1 debut with Williams, he could have another option if he impresses...
Venturi racer Edoardo Mortara had to wait 54 races before his first Formula E pole position. But two in as many races in Berlin last weekend helped him to secure a victory and a second place that have thrust the Swiss right back into the title battle as Mercedes power proved the thing to have in Germany
Oliver Rowland credited Mahindra's improved Berlin E-Prix performance to changes on the team's Formula E car "making a difference", but blamed "inexperience" with them for his late slip to seventh.
Berlin E-Prix winner Nyck de Vries says his pass over Edoardo Mortara into Turn 1 came as a "surprise", but ensured he could "be in command" of the Formula E race.
Antonio Felix da Costa says the Formula E stewards have "opened a bad precedent" following his Berlin E-Prix contact with Robin Frijns, and expected a penalty to have been awarded.
Nyck de Vries masterminded a controlling victory in the second Berlin E-Prix on the reversed Tempelhof layout, passing polesitter Edoardo Mortara at the start as Mercedes ran riot at its home Formula E round.
The all-electric Formula E single-seater series has been a remarkable pioneer since it began in 2014. Its sustainability message has extended across the motorsport industry, leading several series to follow suit in electrifying, while also breaking out beyond the racing world into the vehicles we'll be able to buy for the road...
Edoardo Mortara bagged his second Formula E pole in a row, scything his way past Robin Frijns in the second Berlin E-Prix qualifying final by almost half a second.
Lucas di Grassi set the fastest time in practice for Berlin's second E-Prix, beating race one winner and Venturi Formula E teammate Edoardo Mortara on the reversed layout by 0.153s.
Berlin E-Prix winner Edoardo Mortara says he and his Venturi Formula E team overcame "a long and stressful" race, making the most of good pace to execute its strategy "perfectly".
Jean-Eric Vergne rued his elimination from the Berlin E-Prix duels after setting an identical laptime to semi-final opponent Alexander Sims, wanting a "fair" rules change if it happens again.
Edoardo Mortara converted his maiden Formula E pole position into a well-controlled victory at the Berlin E-Prix, seeing off a late threat from Jean-Eric Vergne to win by 1.7s.
McLaren's entry into Formula E is a "huge rebound" for the championship after losing a number of manufacturer teams last season, according to chairman and founder Alejandro Agag.
Edoardo Mortara clinched his first Formula E pole position for the Berlin E-Prix, the Venturi driver beating an impressive Alexander Sims by just over a tenth of a second.
OPINION: In his pre-Berlin column for Motorsport.com, 2016-17 Formula E champion Lucas Di Grassi explains what he’d change with the new Gen3 racers and reflects on his experience of switching to Venturi.
Andre Lotterer logged the fastest time in Berlin E-Prix free practice, posting a late 1m05.967s lap to lead the Formula E morning timesheets ahead of qualifying.
McLaren will join Formula E for the 2022-23 season, taking over the Mercedes team following the German manufacturer's departure from the championship at the end of the season.
Avalanche Andretti has signed a “long-term” powertrain deal with Porsche, which will take effect from the start of Formula E’s incoming Gen3 regulations next season.
NIO 333 driver Dan Ticktum reckons more championships should experiment with reversed circuit races, ahead of the Berlin E-Prix's overnight direction change for its Formula E double header.
The next incarnation of Formula E car that will be racing early next year moves the game on considerably. The Gen3 car is smaller, lighter, faster, more powerful and more sustainable than the current machines and underlines how the championship's machinery has evolved in line with the series' growth in prominence.
Marrakech will host the 10th round of this year's Formula E championship on 2 July as a replacement for the previously postponed Vancouver E-Prix.
Having emerged as one of Formula E’s strongest drivers in his one-and-a-half seasons in the championship, Jake Dennis cemented his place in the series with a breakout maiden season. But it's not always been smooth sailing for the Briton