Lucas Di Grassi

Latest articles by Lucas Di Grassi


Can F1 turn back from its heavyweight path?

OPINION: Current F1 cars are the heaviest yet, but is there another way forward that still satisfies key criteria? Autosport Engineering columnist Lucas di Grassi presents the case for an alternative, and explains the philosophical stumbling blocks that could hinder it

Di Grassi: Formula E Gen3 specs "amazing" but design could be "more futuristic"

OPINION: In his pre-Berlin column for Autosport, 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

The steps needed to keep drivers as the most important agents

Software, sensors and data’s increased influence have reduced the driver’s impact on performance, but Autosport Engineering's columnist and Venturi Formula E driver Lucas di Grassi says this can be improved

Why electric racing cars should be four-wheel drive Plus

Why electric racing cars should be four-wheel drive

OPINION: Circuit racing has traditionally favoured front- or rear-wheel-drive setups, eschewing the equal distribution of power. But for Formula E and other electric-powered series, our columnist believes it’s a perfect fit

Why the time is right for an electric junior series

OPINION: Formula E’s ambitious plans to create a ladder of electric support series faces challenges, but the Audi FE stalwart believes these can be overcome as long as cost is at the forefront of the conversation

The big questions over LMDh/LMH parity at Le Mans Plus

The big questions over LMDh/LMH parity at Le Mans

Excitement over the influx of manufacturers to the 2023 Le Mans 24 Hours is understandable. But when balanced against each other, will LMDh and LMH be a short-lived unity?