Formula E News

Formula E completes 2022-23 calendar with Portland race
Vergne: DS Penske Formula E link-up and direction "continuity of ambition to win"
Maserati MSG unveils livery for its debut Formula E campaign
Middle East nations capable of hosting more Formula E races, says Saudi chief
Vandoorne hopes DS title-winning know-how can create "stronger combination" in FE

The 2022-23 Formula E calendar has been completed with the addition of a round in Portland, Oregon to ensure the United States remains on next season's schedule.

Jean-Eric Vergne says the DS Penske "marriage" has started well following their tie-up for Formula E's Gen3 era, and the path for progression has been "clear" for the two entities.

The Maserati MSG squad has unveiled the livery of its Tipo Folgore car it will race for the first time in Formula E next season.

Middle Eastern nations have the capacity to host more Formula E races in addition to the Diriyah E-Prix, according to the Saudi Arabian race's promoter Carlo Boutagy.

Formula E champion Stoffel Vandoorne hopes to combine his title-winning knowledge with that of the DS engineers into a "stronger combination" to kick off the Gen3 era in good form.

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

Nissan tweaks Formula E team name, launches cherry blossom livery

Nissan has dropped the e.dams name from its Formula E entry after its purchase of the team earlier this year and has unveiled a new cherry-blossom livery for 2022-23.

Evans confident Jaguar can make "strong" start to Formula E Gen3 era

Last season's Formula E runner-up Mitch Evans is confident Jaguar will be "strong" from the start of the Gen3 era, and was left satisfied by the manufacturer's testing programme.

McLaren signs Hughes to complete 2022-23 Formula E grid

Jake Hughes will partner Rene Rast at the McLaren Formula E team in 2022-23, completing the field as the last driver to be confirmed for the upcoming season.

Formula E confident Gen3 battery issues 'solved' after redesign

The battery issues that have interrupted private testing sessions with Formula E's Gen3 car have been "solved", according to CEO Jamie Reigle, and required a packaging change to fix.

Formula E unveils plans for 'Attack Charge' pitstops, Fanboost dropped

Fast-charging pitstops are set to play a role in future Formula E races, with potential to introduce them partway through the coming season, as Fanboost has been officially dropped.

De Vries' F1 move gives Formula E drivers "more credibility" - Dennis

Nyck de Vries' move into Formula 1 and his super-sub outing at this year's Italian Grand Prix gives the field of Formula E drivers "more credibility", says Jake Dennis.

Di Grassi: No "conflict of interest" in Bertrand Mahindra FE move

Lucas di Grassi says Mahindra's signing of Frederic Bertrand as its CEO from the FIA is "not something unusual" and believes he will succeed in leading the Formula E team.

Da Costa: "Easy" to settle in at Porsche as Gen3 car unveiled

Antonio Felix da Costa says Porsche has "made it very easy" to settle in, as the German marque unveiled its 2022-23 Formula E car in a premiere event on Monday night.

Mahindra hires ex-FIA man Bertrand as new Formula E team boss

Ex-FIA man Frederic Bertrand has joined Mahindra's Formula E team as its new CEO following the departure of Dilbagh Gill earlier this year.

Mortara and Guenther form Maserati's Formula E line-up for 2022-23

Edoardo Mortara will remain with the rebranded Maserati MSG team in Formula E's 2022-23 season, to be partnered by ex-Nissan racer Maximilian Guenther at the squad.

Have your say on the best of 2022: Autosport Awards nominees revealed

Voting for the 2022 Autosport Awards is open, giving you the chance to have your say on the best motorsport performers of the season.

Wehrlein: Porsche "left a lot of points on the table" after first Formula E win

Porsche "left a lot of points on the table" during the 2021-22 Formula E season following its breakthrough win in Mexico, according to driver Pascal Wehrlein.

Autosport Podcast: Vandoorne's move to DS Penske in Formula E explained

Stoffel Vandoorne will move to the Dragon Penske - now DS Penske - squad as the Formula E drivers' champion, joining a team with two points to its name in 2021-22.

Cape Town added to Formula E 2022-23 calendar, Seoul called off

Cape Town has been included on the 2022-23 Formula E calendar following approval from the FIA World Motor Sport Council, as Seoul drops off due to Olympic Park renovation works.

Mahindra and Abt operating as a four-car Formula E team, says Biermaier

Abt chief Thomas Biermaier feels his squad and Mahindra are operating as a four-car team as they gear up to compete in Formula E’s Gen3 era together in 2023.

How Formula E brought racing back to London after 40 years

The return of motor racing to London looked like a fanciful dream before the arrival of Formula E. Yet it did come back with the FIA’s electric-vehicle single-seater series, though the tale of racing’s re-establishment in the UK capital with a firm FE fixture on the international calendar at ExCeL in Docklands is a long and winding one

The questions answered and raised by Formula E's DS Penske tie-up

The newly-signed DS Penske partnership has sparked the Formula E off-season into action along with the signings of Jean-Eric Vergne and Stoffel Vandoorne. The ingredients at the new-look squad set up an intriguing recipe for success, but leaves Techeetah going hungry

Formula E: Qualifying format, Jakarta, and title battle behind viewing figure increase

Formula E has cited qualifying format changes, new venues, and the four-way title battle behind its 20-percent cumulative audience growth from last season's broadcasting figures.

Vandoorne and Vergne join new DS Penske tie up for Formula E Gen3

DS has formally tied up with the Dragon Penske Formula E team for 2022-23 and beyond, becoming DS Penske as Jean-Eric Vergne and reigning champion Stoffel Vandoorne join the team.

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
How Formula E's most underrated driver is taming his Dragon Plus

How Formula E's most underrated driver is taming his Dragon

It might not look like the most glittering of Formula E campaigns, but Dragon Penske’s youngster has caught the eye of those who count despite his future remaining unclear. Regardless of the distortion, Sergio Sette Camara has a clear vision of what he’s focused on and how to get there

Formula E
Aug 4, 2022