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Iwasa remains with DAMS for second F2 season

Ayumu Iwasa will remain with DAMS for his second Formula 2 season, the team has confirmed.

F2 veteran Ghiotto makes return at Monza replacing Nissany at DAMS

Formula 2 veteran Luca Ghiotto will make his return to the category this weekend at Monza, joining DAMS to replace the banned Roy Nissany.

DAMS boss Sicard set for new FIA F1 role

The FIA has chosen DAMS managing director Francois Sicard to fill a role equivalent to that of Formula 1 sporting director, Autosport can reveal.

How to be an ace engineer: DAMS technical director Remi Decorzent

From designing a mountain bike to engineering for Sauber and Toyota in Formula 1, Remi Decorzent has enjoyed a fascinating career to date. Now a decade into his time at French junior series stalwart DAMS, he shares his top tips for budding engineers

Ranking the 10 best drivers of an F1 junior series stalwart Plus

Ranking the 10 best drivers of an F1 junior series stalwart

DAMS has been one of the most prolific teams below Formula 1 since its foundation in 1989, launching 32 drivers into grand prix racing. Following the team's sale to ex-F1 racer Charles Pic, formally closing the book on the ownership of the Driot family, Autosport picks out its 10 best drivers during their spell with the team

Former F1 driver Charles Pic to take over DAMS team

Former Formula 1 driver Charles Pic has secured an agreement to take over the DAMS racing team.

F2 Jeddah: Armstrong holds off Lawson to win, Zhou hits trouble

Marcus Armstrong claimed his first Formula 2 victory in a safety car-interrupted opening sprint race at Saudi Arabia's Jeddah Corniche Circuit, beating poleman and fellow New Zealander Liam Lawson.

Williams F1 test driver Nissany joins DAMS for F2 2021

Williams Formula 1 test driver Roy Nissany has joined DAMS to complete the FIA Formula 2 squad's line-up for the 2021 season

Nissan e.dams delays introducing new Formula E car until April

The Nissan e.dams team has delayed the introduction of its Formula E car for the 2020-21 season until April under the new cost-saving homologation regulations

Nissan e.dams reveals new kimono-inspired livery for FE 2019/20

The Nissan e.dams team has revealed a new livery for its Formula E cars that it says is inspired by the Japanese kimono garment

Driot's sons to run Nissan e.dams Formula E team after his death

Jean-Paul Driot's sons Gregory and Olivier Driot will be the new team principals of the Nissan e.dams Formula E team following their father's death

Nissan e.dams's Rowland leads New York Formula E practice times

Nissan e.dams ABB FIA Formula E driver Oliver Rowland set the fastest Saturday practice time ahead of the opening New York E-Prix race

Nissan explains consequences of FE's twin-motor ban for e.dams team

Nissan e.dams Formula E team bosses Jean-Paul Driot and Michael Carcamo have outlined the challenge the squad faces for the 2019/20 championship after the FIA banned two-motor powertrain approaches

Monaco Formula E: Oliver Rowland leads practice for Nissan e.dams

Nissan e.dams driver Oliver Rowland set the fastest time across the two ABB FIA Formula E practice sessions in Monaco

Nissan e.dams' Sicard wasn't expecting early Rowland Formula E pace

Nissan e.dams team manager Francois Sicard says he was not expecting Oliver Rowland to adapt so quickly to ABB FIA Formula E

Bahrain F2: McLaren F1 junior Sette Camara tops practice for DAMS

McLaren Formula 1 junior Sergio Sette Camara topped practice in the first session of the 2019 Formula 2 season for the DAMS squad in Bahrain

Sanya FE: Sebastien Buemi pitlane start explained by Nissan e.dams

Sebastien Buemi could not start Saturday's ABB FIA Formula E race at Sanya from the grid because the time to charge his car after his post-qualifying investigation had run out

Buemi: Nissan e.dams has solved Formula E energy management issues

Sebastien Buemi says his Nissan e.dams team has solved the energy management issues that hampered it at the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E season opener in Saudi Arabia

Toro Rosso F1 driver Albon 'begged' DAMS for Formula 2 race seat

New Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Alexander Albon "begged" DAMS managing director Francois Sicard for a 2018 Formula 2 race seat because he did not have the necessary budget

McLaren F1 reserve Sette Camara moves to DAMS for 2019 F2 season

McLaren Formula 1 test and reserve driver Sergio Sette Camara will switch to DAMS for his third season of Formula 2 in 2019

Williams F1 reserve Nicholas Latifi returns to DAMS for 2019 F2

Williams Formula 1 reserve driver Nicholas Latifi will return with DAMS for a third season and is targeting the Formula 2 title in 2019

Nissan e.dams: F1 bound Albon would be welcome back in Formula E

Nissan e.dams team principal Jean-Paul Driot says the door is not closed for Toro Rosso Formula 1 signing Alexander Albon to one day rejoin his ABB FIA Formula E squad

Nissan announces Albon's split from e.dams Formula E squad

Likely 2019 Toro Rosso Formula 1 signing Alexander Albon and the Nissan e.dams ABB FIA Formula E team have officially parted ways

Nissan e.dams 'very unhappy' at Red Bull bid for Alexander Albon

The Nissan e.dams Formula E squad is "very unhappy" at the situation surrounding Alexander Albon's possible 2019 Formula 1 move to Toro Rosso, according to team principal Jean-Paul Driot

Nissan e.dams FE team: Albon arrival can boost 'comfortable' Buemi

Jean-Paul Driot reckons Alexander Albon's arrival at the Nissan e.dams Formula E team will provide good motivation for Sebastien Buemi, who he says was too "comfortable" in 2017/18

Nissan e.dams: Young driver frustration boosted Albon FE chance

Nissan e.dams Formula E team boss Jean-Paul Driot says his "disappointment" at the lack of progression opportunities for young drivers motivated him to sign Alexander Albon for season five

Nissan e.dams picks F2 driver Albon to partner Buemi in FE line-up

Nissan e.dams has picked Formula 2 frontrunner Alexander Albon for its debut Formula E season, alongside 2015/16 champion Sebastien Buemi

Nissan takes stake in e.dams Formula E team ahead of debut

Nissan has bought a stake in the e.dams Formula E team, with which the manufacturer will make its debut in the electric championship in the 2018/19 season

Turvey among drivers in talks with Nissan e.dams FE team for 2018/19

Oliver Turvey is among the drivers Nissan e.dams is in talks with for the 2018/19 Formula E season, but team boss Jean-Paul Driot says "any possible drivers" are being considered

Nicolas Prost loses e.dams Formula E seat

Nico Prost will leave the Renault e.dams Formula E squad at the end of the 2017/18 season

DAMS and Prema F2 teams at odds over Albon/de Vries Monaco clash

DAMS has criticised the "harsh" penalty given to Alexander Albon after his Formula 2 pitlane crash in Monaco with Nyck de Vries, whose Prema Racing team labelled the shunt "silly"

Alexander Albon secures full-season F2 DAMS seat

Alexander Albon will contest the rest of the Formula 2 season with French squad DAMS, confirming it was the only team he wanted to race with in 2018

F2 Spain: DAMS driver Albon tops practice ahead of Sette Camara

Baku feature race winner Alexander Albon continued his strong form by topping Formula 2 practice at Barcelona

Formula 1 legend Alain Prost leaves Renault e.dams Formula E team

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Alain Prost will leave the Renault e.dams Formula E team ahead of its takeover by Nissan

DAMS announces Latifi for 2018 F2 season, Albon to contest round one

DAMS has announced Nicholas Latifi as its first driver for the 2018 Formula 2 season, with Alexander Albon joining him for this weekend's Bahrain season opener

Ticktum, Rowland to share DAMS F2 test role in place of Latifi

Dan Ticktum will share Formula 2 testing duties for DAMS with Williams' Formula 1 young driver Oliver Rowland in place of Nicholas Latifi at Paul Ricard this week

Buemi: Handling problem holding back Renault e.dams Formula E team

Sebastien Buemi has revealed that a handling problem his Renault e.dams Formula E team thought was solved is holding the championship-winning outfit back

Renault e.dams completely restructured Formula E testing team

Renault e.dams' preparations for the 2017/18 Formula E season were boosted by having a "completely different" testing team, according to Sebastien Buemi

Renault e.dams will be different team without FE/WEC clash - Prost

Alain Prost has promised that Renault e.dams will be a different team in Formula E this season because it does not face any calendar clashes with the World Endurance Championship

DAMS drops GP3 programme, MP Motorsport takes its entry for 2018

Leading junior single-seater squad DAMS will stop racing in GP3 at the end of the 2017 season, with the MP Motorsport team taking over its entry for next year

Red Bull junior Dan Ticktum to complete 2017 GP3 season with DAMS

Red Bull junior and Formula Renault Eurocup race winner Daniel Ticktum will compete in the final three rounds of the 2017 GP3 season for the DAMS squad

Renault e.dams recreates Montreal track in test ahead of FE finale

Renault e.dams recreated the Montreal ePrix circuit in a recent test to trial track-specific updates ahead of the Formula E season finale

Renault e.dams confirms Gasly as Buemi replacement for New York FE

Renault e.dams has confirmed Red Bull Formula 1 reserve driver Pierre Gasly as Sebastien Buemi's replacement for next weekend's New York ePrix double-header

Renault e.dams Formula E team denied Scott Speed as Buemi stand-in

Ex-Formula 1 driver Scott Speed has been denied a surprise Formula E return in New York as a replacement for Sebastien Buemi, according to Renault e.dams chief Jean-Paul Driot

Sebastien Buemi, Nico Prost extend Renault e.dams Formula E deals

Sebastien Buemi and Nico Prost have been retained by Renault e.dams for the next two seasons of Formula E

Renault e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi fastest in Monaco practice

Sebastien Buemi edged out Sam Bird to top both practice sessions as Formula E returned to Monaco

FE Mexico City: Renault e.dams driver Buemi fastest across practice

Renault e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi led the way in the two Formula E practice sessions ahead of Saturday's Mexico City ePrix

Formula 1 proteges Calderon and Ferrucci lead DAMS's 2017 GP3 squad

Haas protege Santino Ferrucci and Sauber's new Formula 1 development driver Tatiana Calderon will race for DAMS in GP3 in 2017

Williams F1 junior Lynn lined up for Renault e.dams Formula E role

Williams Formula 1 development driver Alex Lynn is being lined up for a Renault e.dams Formula E role

Formula E testing: Buemi puts Renault e.dams on top on final day

Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi signed off the final official pre-season test before the 2016/17 opener in Hong Kong with a new lap record at Donington Park

GP3 Hockenheim: Jake Hughes secures DAMS' first win in series

Jake Hughes gave DAMS its first GP3 Series victory at Hockenheim, while Charles Leclerc reclaimed the championship lead from Alexander Albon

Renault e.dams retains Buemi and Prost for Formula E season three

Renault e.dams has retained Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost for a third Formula E season

GP3 Barcelona: Jake Huges on pole as DAMS locks out front row

DAMS swept the front row for its maiden GP3 race in Barcelona qualifying, with Jake Hughes beating Kevin Jorg to pole position

Renault e.dams first team to test season three Formula E technology

Renault e.dams has become the first Formula E team to test its season-three powertrain on track

DAMS one-two in final winter GP3 test with Jorg and Hughes

DAMS driver Kevin Jorg set the fastest time on the final day of GP3 pre-season testing at Barcelona on Thursday

Buemi wants Renault e.dams to strip car down after Formula E issues

Sebastien Buemi wants his Renault e.dams team to strip its cars apart before the European leg of the Formula E season in order to steady his title challenge

DAMS announces Hughes, Ferrucci and Jorg as 2016 GP3 Series drivers

DAMS has named Formula Renault graduates Jake Hughes and Kevin Jorg plus Formula 3 convert Santino Ferrucci as its drivers for its first GP3 Series campaign

Putrajaya Formula E: Sebastien Buemi claims pole for e.dams again

Sebastien Buemi claimed pole position for the Putrajaya ePrix after dominating a second consecutive Formula E qualifying session

Formula E Beijing: Renault e.dams dominates opening practice in China

Nicolas Prost led Sebastien Buemi in China as the Renault e.dams squad dominated Formula E's first Friday test session

GT squad Teo Martin Motorsport takes over DAMS Formula 3.5 V8 entry

Frontrunning GT team Teo Martin Motorsport has taken over the entry vacated by DAMS in the rebranded Formula 3.5 V8 championship.