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The top 10 Formula E drivers of 2020-21 Prime

The top 10 Formula E drivers of 2020-21

OPINION: The 2021 Formula E campaign was one without a narrative for much of the season, with no single car or driver able to break away from the pack. That makes choosing a top 10 especially difficult, particularly as the qualifying format meant some worthy performers were unable to enjoy their day in the sun.

How Mercedes and de Vries achieved Formula E glory the hard way Prime

How Mercedes and de Vries achieved Formula E glory the hard way

When Nyck de Vries dominated the first race of what would be the most controversial and unpredictable Formula E season to date, it looked as though Mercedes was in for a cakewalk. But as the campaign wore on, the path to a title double became increasingly rocky. Neither driver or team would be assured of the crown until the closing stages of the very final race on a weekend of struggle in Berlin.

The Formula E 'loan' deal that will keep di Grassi winning Prime

The Formula E 'loan' deal that will keep di Grassi winning

OPINION: The departure of Audi from Formula E meant its long-time driver Lucas di Grassi would need to find a new berth to stay on the grid. His deal at Venturi Racing will ensure the championship's first-ever race winner will remain competitive into the final year of the current Gen2 ruleset - although it may not be a long-term fit

Di Grassi joins Venturi for 2022 Formula E season
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Di Grassi joins Venturi for 2022 Formula E season

Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi has been unveiled as a Venturi Racing driver for the 2022 season alongside Edoardo Mortara, in his first move since Audi quit the championship. 

Mahindra: Rowland's form against Buemi key to FE driver choice
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Mahindra: Rowland's form against Buemi key to FE driver choice

Mahindra Racing team principal Dilbagh Gill says Oliver Rowland’s impressive record against 2015/16 Formula E champion Sebastien Buemi was a key factor in signing him for the 2022 season.

Rowland replaces Lynn at Mahindra for 2022 Formula E season
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Rowland replaces Lynn at Mahindra for 2022 Formula E season

Formula E race winner Oliver Rowland will join Mahindra Racing in 2022 following his exit from Nissan e.dams, replacing Alex Lynn at the Indian outfit.

Gunther joins Nissan e.dams for 2022 FE season
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Gunther joins Nissan e.dams for 2022 FE season

Formula E driver Maximilian Gunther has ended his stint at BMW and Andretti Autosport to sign for Nissan e.dams for the 2022 season as teammate to champion Sebastien Buemi.

Mercedes FE race team investigating new manufacturer tie-up

The remains of the Mercedes Formula E race team that is expected to continue in the series beyond the 2022 season is “investigating” a return with another “full fat” manufacturer.

Formula E to vote on safety car changes after Valencia farce

Formula E will vote in changes to its safety car procedure for the 2022 season in a bid to avoid the energy management woes that underlined the contentious Valencia E-Prix.

Mercedes: Vandoorne's Berlin E-Prix qualifying won FE teams' title

Mercedes Formula E boss Ian James has credited Stoffel Vandoorne for winning the 2021 teams’ title for the manufacturer but reckons “brutal honesty” is needed to evaluate an inconsistent season.

Rowland 'a different person' after three FE seasons with Buemi
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Rowland 'a different person' after three FE seasons with Buemi

Oliver Rowland reckons he is “a completely different person” after learning from 2015-16 champion teammate Sebastien Buemi after three seasons in Formula E at Nissan e.dams.

The problems laid bare by Mercedes' impending Formula E departure

Mercedes' planned withdrawal from Formula E at the end of the 2022 season will contribute to the big hole left by fellow automotive manufacturers Audi and BMW on their departures. Although the team may stick around under a different guise, the exit of the now-reigning teams' champion underlines FE's current issues...

Mercedes team could stay on in Formula E as privateer entry

Bosses of the Mercedes Formula E team have started evaluating options, including a potential sale, for the outfit to remain in the championship beyond the manufacturer’s exit after 2022.

Mercedes to officially leave Formula E after 2022
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Mercedes to officially leave Formula E after 2022

Mercedes has officially announced it will quit Formula E at the end of the 2022 season to “concentrate” on Formula 1 amid a “refocus of resource for electric vehicle development”.

The F1 dilemma facing Mercedes' new world champion Prime

The F1 dilemma facing Mercedes' new world champion

After clinching the Formula E title at the Berlin finale, Nyck de Vries is a driver in demand. Although Mercedes would love to keep a reigning champion at the team, the allure of a Williams F1 drive may be too much for de Vries to ignore should a potential deal come to pass

Da Costa makes gym jibe at FE rivals after Berlin crash

Antonio Felix da Costa has joked that some of his Formula E rivals need ‘more hours working in the gym’ owing to the nature of his 2021 Berlin E-Prix crash.

Nato reflects on maiden FE win after early season 'frustrations'

Venturi’s Norman Nato was in jubilant mood after capping off his rookie Formula E season with a victory in Berlin, having been “frustrated” by missed podium chances in Rome and Valencia.

How de Vries claimed Formula E title glory as Mercedes exit bombshell looms

As Formula E lined up to complete its seventh season at Berlin's Tempelhof Airport, all eyes were on who would be its first official FIA world champion. Despite Nyck de Vries' title lead heading into the weekend looking all but secure, the Dutchman held on - and enjoyed a good dollop of fortune - to secure a championship double for Mercedes

De Vries hits out at driving standards in Formula E after Berlin

Newly-crowned Formula E champion Nyck de Vries has questioned the driving standards in Formula E, saying some of his rivals didn’t respect championship contenders on track in the Berlin E-Prix.

Mortara suffers fractured vertebra in Berlin E-Prix startline crash

Venturi Racing Formula E driver Edoardo Mortara sustained a fractured vertebra as a result of his Berlin E-Prix startline collision with Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans.