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Formula E in talks over open batteries, custom bodywork for 'Gen4'

Following the launch of the championship's new Gen3 car at the Monaco Yacht Club, which will debut in the 2022-23 season, a number of manufacturers inside and outside of Formula E held talks about future directions for the championship following the third-generation rules.Reigle, who was confirmed as joining the board of motorsport technology company...

How Mortara ended a long drought to revive Formula E title challenge

A run of two consecutive retirements, both as a result of damage from contact, had taken Edoardo Mortara out of the Formula E championship lead. Upon arriving at the disused Tempelhof Airport, the apron of the expansive terminals now transformed into a racing circuit, Mortara was fifth overall and 32 points behind championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne...

Rowland: Mahindra making a "difference" with new Formula E updates

The Yorkshireman had just missed out on a spot in Sunday's qualifying duels, ultimately starting 10th ahead of teammate Alexander Sims, who had made the final on Saturday.Mahindra had been a presence among the frontrunners across practice, and Rowland put that newly extracted pace to good use in his rise through the field in the second race.Having charged...

De Vries "surprised" by first corner Berlin E-Prix move on Mortara

Starting from third place, de Vries captured a strong getaway to make his way down the inside of second-placed Robin Frijns but, as polesitter Mortara left the door slightly ajar into the first corner, de Vries took the opportunity to go for the lead.The opportunism paid off for de Vries, who picked up first early on and allowed him to dictate the pace...

Da Costa: FE set "bad precedent" with no Frijns Berlin penalty

On the final lap, da Costa was trying to keep hold of fifth place by keeping Frijns at bay, and looked to have weathered the storm as the two approached Turn 6.Frijns got the slipstream on da Costa and attempted to switch to his left to complete the move as da Costa was bearing right, which resulted in the Envision car hitting the DS Techeetah's rear.Da...

Berlin E-Prix: De Vries dominates to deny Mortara back-to-back wins

The reigning Formula E champion looked imperious in the lead, having wrested control of the race as early as the first corner from Mortara with a surprise launch down the inside from third on the grid.Mortara, who was perhaps preoccupied with trying to defend from fellow front-row starter Robin Frijns, left a smidgen of space on the inside of the corner...

How Formula E helped change motorsport

Motorsport has undergone considerable change within the past decade. Cars powered purely by petrol-guzzling internal combustion engines are becoming more of a rarity as hybrids and electric power become more commonplace. The world is becoming more aware of the damage that civilised society is doing to the environment, and racing championships are more...

Berlin E-Prix: Mortara outduels Frijns for second straight FE pole

Race one winner Mortara did not put a foot wrong throughout the qualifying session, leading his group and stitching together three fast laps in the duels stage to put his Venturi machinery on pole.Frijns endured a scruffy start to his final lap, taking a little bit too much of a bite on the steering wheel into Turn 1 which forced him into a momentary...

Berlin E-Prix: Di Grassi leads Venturi 1-2 in Sunday FE practice

Di Grassi, who retired from Saturday's race with a slow puncture after contact with Oliver Rowland, swept to the top with a 1m06.133s lap, logging the best first and third sectors of the morning as fine margins split the field - the top 21 all within 0.8s of di Grassi's time.He was followed into second by Mortara, who had headed a tightly contested...

Mortara: Road to Berlin E-Prix win was "long and stressful"

Mortara converted his first ever Formula E pole to effectively lead the entirety of the race, save for when he dropped back during his attack mode activations.The Swiss driver elected to trigger his attack mode activations later than his rivals, waiting until lap 20 to employ his first activation as other drivers were busy taking their second.He then...

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