formula-e News and Analysis
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
NIO 333 has set its aims on becoming a top-three Formula E team by the 2025-26 season, and is "quietly confident" of its Gen3 package for the upcoming campaign.
Nick Cassidy took time to get acquainted with new engineers at the Envision Formula E team, but says the "extremely smart individuals" helped improve his fortunes over 2021-22.
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
Ex-Formula 1 driver Jerome d'Ambrosio will leave his role as team principal at the Maserati Formula E team, as it transitions from Venturi for next season.
Jaguar's Sam Bird says the new Formula E qualifying format for 2022 has helped create "high-end, top-quality" racing owing to the more meritocratic system of deciding the grid.
Sergio Sette Camara will move to the NIO 333 squad for the 2022-23 Formula E season, departing the Dragon Penske squad after two-and-a-half years at the team.
Mahindra Formula E principal and CEO Dilbagh Gill will leave the team he has headed up since the championship's very first race in 2014.
Andre Lotterer will remain in Formula E for the 2022-23 season with Avalanche Andretti, replacing the outbound Oliver Askew at the team after leaving Porsche.
Robin Frijns put his loss of form during the 2021-22 Formula E season down to a change in brake material and software, which gradually pulled him out of title contention.
Sebastian Vettel has been accused of "greenwashing", in the wake of criticisms the four-time Formula 1 world championship made about Formula E.
Jake Dennis has officially extended his deal with Avalanche Andretti in Formula E on a multi-year basis, remaining with the team for 2022-23 and beyond.
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
Robin Frijns and Nico Muller will drive for the Abt Formula E team for next season, as the German squad returns after a year away.
Nissan has signed Sacha Fenestraz and Norman Nato as its Formula E drivers for the 2022-23 season as part of a total overhaul of its driver line-up.
Andretti Global, the parent company of Andretti Autosport, has announced it has chosen Fishers in Indiana to be the future home of its motorsport headquarters.
Dan Ticktum hopes to remain in Formula E for next season, having admitted to enjoying his rookie season with the NIO 333 team more than he had previously expected.
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Sacha Fenestraz says his 6:30am Seoul Formula E finale call-up to replace the injured Antonio Giovinazzi at Dragon meant he 'studied more than school' to get up to speed.
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
Antonio Felix da Costa will replace Andre Lotterer at Porsche's Formula E team for next season.
Mercedes Formula E team principal Ian James was pleased that the squad could "play a part" in the German manufacturer's 128-year motorsport history, as it bows out from the championship.
Seoul E-Prix winner Edoardo Mortara found it "easy" to build a gap at the start of the season finale, admitting to "making life difficult" by hitting the Turn 7 wall.
Formula E title runner-up Mitch Evans felt he "gave it everything" to win this year's championship, but says a lack of consistency hurt his and Jaguar's overall chances.
New Formula E champion Stoffel Vandoorne felt that the 2021-22 four-way title battle added "a beautiful story" to his triumph, and admitted "surprise" at his consistency this season.
Stoffel Vandoorne claimed the 2021-22 Formula E crown with second place in the Seoul E-Prix finale, as Edoardo Mortara cruised to victory.
Antonio Felix da Costa took pole for the Seoul Formula E finale, beating Edoardo Mortara by 0.264s as points leader Stoffel Vandoorne qualified fourth.
Edoardo Mortara headed the final Formula E practice session of 2021-22, as title contenders Mitch Evans and Stoffel Vandoorne were fourth and sixth ahead of the Seoul E-Prix finale.
Lucas di Grassi says the difficulty of passing on a drying Seoul E-Prix circuit encouraged him to "settle" for third, and labelled reaching his 1000th Formula E point "emotional".
Mitch Evans felt that his Seoul E-Prix win was "all under control", and knows he needs a "copy-paste" result to beat Stoffel Vandoorne to the 2022 Formula E title.
Nyck de Vries has praised Formula E's halo after submarining under Sebastien Buemi's Nissan in the Seoul E-Prix's opening lap pile-up, suggesting "I would be even smaller" without it.
Mitch Evans kept his Formula E title hopes alive with victory in the Seoul E-Prix, bookended with a multi-car pile-up at the start and finished under the safety car.
Oliver Rowland beat future Mahindra Formula E team-mate Lucas di Grassi to pole in a wet Seoul E-Prix qualifying by 0.623s, claiming his fifth pole in the series.
Jean-Eric Vergne headlined a red-flagged Seoul E-Prix second free practice session, as both Alexander Sims and Nick Cassidy had separate stops in the closing stages.
The Formula E drivers have shared their initial views of the Seoul E-Prix circuit, noting the track around the Sports Complex has a "nice complexity" and "real Formula E character".
Lucas di Grassi will join Mahindra for the 2022-23 Formula E season, replacing the departing Alexander Sims as Oliver Rowland's team-mate at the Indian squad.
Jaguar reserve Norman Nato says he feels "ready" to compete in his first Formula E race since last year, as he stands in for the injured Sam Bird in Seoul.
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
Jaguar reserve Norman Nato will deputise for Sam Bird at the Seoul Formula E double-header, as the Briton is unable to complete in the season finale with a broken hand.
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
Stoffel Vandoorne can't "turn up and take it easy" at Formula E's Seoul finale, despite his 36-point cushion over second-placed Mitch Evans in the drivers' standings.
The penultimate stop on Formula E's world tour took in London's ExCeL, where the championship contenders were upstaged by two first-time winners in 2022. Andretti’s Jake Dennis kept the home fires burning in the first race as Venturi’s Lucas di Grassi claimed the second, but two consistent finishes mean its advantage Stoffel Vandoorne heading to the Seoul finale
Envision's Nick Cassidy was furious with Nissan Formula E rival Maximilian Gunther for hitting him "seven times" at the start of Sunday's London E-Prix, resulting in the Kiwi's eventual retirement.
Sam Bird's participation at the Seoul Formula E finale is subject to an assessment on a broken hand sustained in the London E-Prix.
"Strange behaviour" on Mitch Evans' Jaguar Formula E car's brakes preceded his London E-Prix retirement, but he refuses to give up on the title despite a 36-point deficit to Stoffel Vandoorne.
Jake Dennis felt the second London E-Prix was "one of the most challenging races of my career", as he was denied a Formula E double by Lucas di Grassi.
Lucas di Grassi explained his London E-Prix race-winning tactics, in which he beat Jake Dennis in a strategic battle to claim his first Formula E victory of the year.
Lucas di Grassi denied Jake Dennis a London E-Prix double with a tactical masterclass, as Stoffel Vandoorne put one hand on the Formula E trophy heading into the Seoul finale.
Jake Dennis swept to back-to-back pole positions for Sunday's London E-Prix, beating Lucas di Grassi in a jumbled qualifying session where none of the championship contenders made the duels phase.
Nick Cassidy headed the third free practice session of the London E-Prix weekend, setting the fastest time recorded so far to beat Antonio Felix da Costa on Sunday morning.
Nyck de Vries has been handed a five-second penalty after Formula E's London E-Prix, dropping from third to sixth place after using more than one defensive manoeuvre against Nick Cassidy.
Sergio Sette Camara has explained the systems outage in London that caused him to run out of energy, costing his and Dragon Penske's first Formula E points of the year.
A sullen Edoardo Mortara reckons his Formula E title chances have come undone in the opening London E-Prix, feeling the gap to points leader Stoffel Vandoorne has become too large.
London E-Prix winner Jake Dennis says his Formula E qualifying lap did "80 percent of the work" in his victory, and felt in control over Stoffel Vandoorne late on.
Jake Dennis claimed a lights-to-flag London E-Prix victory, beating Stoffel Vandoorne as the Mercedes driver extended his Formula E championship lead.
Jake Dennis took pole position for the London E-Prix, delighting a raucous crowd at his home Formula E round as he beat championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne in the final.
Jake Dennis set the fastest time in Formula E free practice for the opening London E-Prix, his 1m13.661s enough to hold off fellow Brit Oliver Rowland in FP2.