Beijing ePrix (2015)

23 Oct - 24 Oct
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Beijing ePrix: Alain Prost and Jean-Paul Driot debrief

Alain Prost: "The new powertrain from Renault seems to work really well with the battery and the chassis, and we know that our drivers have the ability."

Renault at a loss to explain Prost wing failure

Renault eDAMS chief Jean Paul-Driot admitted the team was perplexed by the rear wing failure that ended Nicolas Prost's challenge in the first race of the new Formula E season in Beijing.

Villeneuve says no ill feeling over Da Costa crash

Jacques Villeneuve says there is no lingering ill feeling with Antonio Felix da Costa after the pair's mid-race coming together in the Beijing ePrix last weekend.

More to come from Mahindra, says Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld believes that delivering Mahindra's first ever podium finish in Formula E will trigger further developments to build upon the Indian team’s successful start to its season two campaign.

Team Aguri's Berthon takes eighth on Formula E debut

The result of the Beijing ePrix sees Team Aguri occupy eighth in the teams’ standings, and Berthon eighth in the drivers’, with four points.

Lightning Buemi in Beijing

Sebastien Buemi enjoyed a practically perfect race by claiming e.dams’ first victory of the new season.

Bird picks up first points for DS Virgin Racing in Beijing

DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird picked up his first points of the season in Beijing as Renault’s Sébastien Buemi claimed victory in the Chinese capital.

Turvey and Piquet Jr finishes 6th and 15th respectively on the Beijing ePrix

Both NEXTEV TCR drivers were in the top three of the FanBoost vote, Nelson Piquet Jr in second and Oliver Turvey in third.

Abt loses ninth place, Frijns promoted to points

Daniel Abt has lost his ninth place finish in the Beijing ePrix due to a time penalty, handing Robin Frijns 10th place and a point on his Formula E debut.

Beijing ePrix: Buemi dominates season opener

Renault eDAMS driver Sebastien Buemi eased to victory in the Formula E season two opener in Beijing.

Beijing ePrix: Buemi edges Prost for season opener pole

Sebastien Buemi took a clear pole position for today’s Beijing ePrix after topping the first-ever Formula E Super Pole qualifying session.

Beijing ePrix: Di Grassi fights back, tops FP2

A slightly shortened final practice session before the all-important qualifying saw Lucas di Grassi head the timing screens in Beijing this morning.

Renault continues to control Beijing pace

Renault e.DAMS continued to dictate the pace in the first official practice session for the Formula E opener at Beijing this morning as Sebastien Buemi comfortably topped the times in his RENAULT Z.E.15.

Trulli to miss Beijing Formula E opener

The Trulli Formula E team will not take part in the opening weekend of the Formula E championship after the team's cars were not presented for technical checks at Beijing on Friday.

Beijing ePrix: Prost heads Buemi in Friday test as Renault dominates

The Renault e.DAMS team dominated the first collective session of the second season of the FIA Formula E Championship at Beijing.

Duval targets early points before year-two tech catches up

Dragon Racing Formula E driver Loic Duval is targeting early results in the new season of Formula E before the more radical year-two powertrains match their pace with reliability.

Mahindra cautiously optimistic ahead of season opener

Mahindra Racing's team principal Dilbagh Gill feels optimistic about his team's chances in the second Formula E season ahead of the first race at Beijing this weekend.

ABT starts to second FIA Formula E Championship season in China

For the second season the team, together with technology partner Schaeffler, has developed its own powertrain for the single-seater racing car.

Renault e-dams: Beijing e-Prix preview

The opening round of the 2015/16 FIA Formula E Championship takes place in Beijing on October 24.

Di Grassi plays down "favourite" status ahead of season opener

Brazilian racer Lucas di Grassi reckons it is impossible to pick out favourites for the season two opener in Beijing as there remain "too many unknowns".

DS Virgin Racing ready for action as season two of Formula E gets underway

DS Virgin Racing will take to the streets of Beijing soon with new drivers, new partners, a new powertrain and plenty of momentum.

Beijing Formula E opener pushed back

The second season of the Formula E championship will start one week later than originally intended, organisers have announced.