Formula E

Encouraging start to the Formula E debut season for Porsche

A strong second place for Porsche works driver André Lotterer in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship 2019/2020 season-opener on Friday and valuable experience gathered in the second Diriyah E-Prix race was, overall, an encouraging debut for Porsche in the fully-electric race series. “We are up with the frontrunners; the pace is there. We can build on that,” explained Michael Steiner, Member of the Executive Board for Research and Development Porsche AG.

Formula E: Bird wins season opening

Envision Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird claims the top spot on the podium, while TAG Heuer Porsche’s Andre Lotterer and Mercedes-Benz EQ’s Stoffel Vandoorne finish in second respectively third after a spectacular season opener in Saudi Arabia.

FE – A NEW SEASON OF ALL-ELECTRIC RACING KICKS OFF IN SAUDI ARABIA

The 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship season will get underway with a double header this weekend (22 and 23 November). Following a successful debut in season five, Diriyah will again host the first race of a new season of electric street racing. Located on the north-western outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, the E-Prix will take place in close proximity to the At-Turaif district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Geox Dragon: Hartley and Muller chase the American dream

Geox Dragon is a mainstay of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and have undertaken a complete overhaul of their driver line-up ahead of 2019/20 in an attempt to reverse their fading fortunes in the series. Brendon Hartley and Nico Muller are the new faces at the all-American outfit and the duo will be desperate to prove they have what it takes to challenge the very best, despite Dragon’s recent struggles.