formula-e News and Analysis
Formula E has unveiled an adapted version of the Formula 1 Monaco circuit to be used next month as the championship makes its debut on the full layout.
Defending Formula E champion Antonio Felix da Costa reckons he completed “the best overtakes of my life” during the Rome E-Prix after they were missed by the TV feed.
Another Formula E double-header, another double dose of frantic action. While the form guide remains unpredictable following fightback wins for Jean-Eric Vergne and Stoffel Vandoorne in Rome, the speed and consistency of Mercedes – both on and off the track – could have its rivals worried for what is to follow
Oliver Rowland has called out the application of the FIA regulations after he was penalised for a Formula E crash that forced Rome E-Prix polesitter Nick Cassidy to retire.
Nyck de Vries carries a grid penalty into the first Valencia Formula E race thanks to the late Rome E-Prix crash that gave points leader Sam Bird a swollen hand.
Lucas di Grassi has called out fellow Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi for his “incredibly stupid manoeuvre” that caused the Audi driver to crash out of the second Rome E-Prix.
Stoffel Vandoorne says his win in the second Rome E-Prix counts as “redemption” and validates the work of the Mercedes Formula E team during the pandemic.
Stoffel Vandoorne scored a third Formula E win for Mercedes in a frantic climax to the Rome E-Prix as points leader Sam Bird was eliminated on the final lap.
Formula E rookie Nick Cassidy says he is glad to get "the monkey off my back" after scoring his first points with pole position for the second Rome E-Prix.
Formula E rookie Nick Cassidy scored a remarkable maiden pole position over fellow championship newcomer Norman Nato in a treacherous wet-weather shootout ahead of the second Rome E-Prix.
Envision Virgin Racing driver Nick Cassidy set the pace in a greasy practice session ahead of the second Rome E-Prix as persistent drizzle led to a spate of mistakes.
Andre Lotterer has defended his first-lap collision with Stoffel Vandoorne for the lead of the Rome E-Prix, blaming the Mercedes driver for lifting early and ‘leaving me no space’.
Lucas di Grassi says there was “no reason” for his car to fail while leading the Rome E-Prix, which cost Audi its first Formula E win in almost two years.
Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne revealed that a manhole cover caused the shunt that eliminated both he and team-mate Nyck de Vries from the Rome E-Prix and neutralised the race early.
Jean-Eric Vergne and Sam Bird have called on Formula E and the FIA to move the start line of the Rome E-Prix “karting track” to eliminate “unnecessary” and “inevitable” crashes.
Jean-Eric Vergne won a dramatic Rome E-Prix that ended under safety car conditions as race leader Lucas di Grassi triggered a late shunt that eliminated polesitter Stoffel Vandoorne.
Mercedes racer Stoffel Vandoorne scored his third Formula E pole for the Rome E-Prix after a brief wall tap denied Nissan's Oliver Rowland in the dying moments of his run.
Formula E cancelled the second practice session ahead of the Rome E-Prix after only 10 minutes of running as a kerb breakage could not be repaired in time.
BMW Andretti driver Jake Dennis has blamed an absence of yellow and red flags for contributing to the three-car Rome Formula E practice pile-up caused by Oliver Turvey.
Audi driver Lucas di Grassi topped the opening Formula E practice session ahead of the Rome E-Prix as the practice start procedure led to another major crash.
The FIA has asked all Formula E teams to review the causes and effects of possible failures to their braking system following the Diriyah E-Prix crash that hospitalised Edoardo Mortara.
Tom Blomqvist says the NIO 333 Formula E team “surprised a few people” in the paddock with the massive step in performance it made coming into the 2020/21 season.
Formula E drivers reckon “it’s not short of a miracle” that this weekend’s double-header Rome E-Prix has been organised as Italy extends the state of emergency of in the country.
Jaguar has become the latest manufacturer in Formula E to commit to the forthcoming Gen3 regulations ahead of the 2022-23 season but will hold off issuing its public confirmation.
Mercedes Formula E boss Ian James has explained the manufacturer’s unexpected decision to delay its Gen3 rules registration and says the “final call” is due in “the next few weeks”.
Formula E boss Jamie Reigle reckons the championship is unlikely to fill Audi’s vacancy in time for the 2021-22 season but reckons the notion of fewer teams “has some advantages”.
Audi says a greater freedom to develop new technologies in the Dakar Rally was one of the key reasons why it quit Formula E to field an electric car in the rally-raid.
The NIO 333 Formula E team has given the clearest indication to date that it is ready to commit to the Gen3 rules package after revealing a “long-term” technical partnership.
Mercedes has delayed its commitment to the inbound Gen3 rules that will be introduced into Formula E in 2022 as it awaits “clarification” over the championship’s structure.
The Nissan e.dams Formula E team will no longer debut its new powertrain for the next round in Rome due to a COVID-enforced delay in parts supply.
Formula E will use a modified example of the all-electric Mini as its safety car for select events this season ahead of the marque’s parent company BMW quitting the championship.
Formula E has modified both the Rome and Valencia E-Prix to become double-header events, while Autosport understands that Marrakech will no longer be on the 2021 calendar.
Porsche has become the fourth Formula E manufacturer to sign up to the championship’s new Gen3 rules that will be in play until the end of the 2025-26 season.
Formula E's Gen3 era grid continues to take shape, after Nissan opted to commit to the series for another four years. Nissan's global chief operating officer explains why it has thrown its lot in with FE while other high-profile marques have decided to call it quits
DS Techeetah boss Mark Preston reckons it 'could only be a good thing' for his squad to supply a customer team should another Stellantis marque enter Formula E.
Formula E boss Jamie Reigle was “adamantly against” delaying the introduction of the forthcoming Gen3 cars during crisis talks held amid the first wave of the pandemic.
Dutch government ministers have sent a letter to Formula E boss Jamie Reigle expressing their “full support” of Eindhoven’s bid to host a round of the all-electric championship.
Formula E can be an “important platform” for major American car manufacturers to showcase their “almost unthinkable” decision to move to an all-electric road car line-up.
Neom has entered the frame to become the next location to host Formula E races in Saudi Arabia, with talks having taken place between city and championship officials.
Nissan e.dams driver Oliver Rowland says the "too extreme" qualifying format used in Formula E should be adjusted, reasoning that there is "a better way" to create exciting racing.
Sergio Sette Camara has not yet “done one corner” in the new Dragon Penske Autosport Formula E car ahead of its Rome debut but will begin testing it this month.
The 2021 Formula E season kicked off in dramatic fashion with two night races in Saudi Arabia last weekend in which Mercedes and Jaguar Racing scored a win apiece
Saudi Arabia is ready to “give to the motorsport world” in the same way motorsport “gives to us and inspires us”, according to the chairman of the nation’s automotive federation.
BMW Formula E driver Jake Dennis has hit out at Pascal Wehrlein for driving him into the wall in the Diriyah E-Prix, saying he "doesn't really know what his logic was" behind his move
With the new Formula E season belatedly getting underway in Saudi Arabia, the championship appeared to try to make up for lost time with an overspill of action and controversy on and off the track. While some talking points could have serious repercussions, it was an explosive opener for many reasons
Robin Frijns believes his former Formula E team-mate Sam Bird outsmarted him in energy management as they battled for victory in the Diriyah E-Prix
Mitch Evans reckons Nissan e.dams racer Oliver Rowland "deliberately" and "completely screwed" his Diriyah qualifying run as the Jaguar Formula E driver failed to set a flying lap
Mitch Evans has explained to Autosport the "aeroplane crash" that resulted in Alex Lynn being taken to hospital and that caused the red flag to the second Diriyah E-Prix
Double Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne has been stripped of his podium in the second Diriyah night race to promote DS Techeetah team-mate Antonio Felix da Costa to third