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Formula E – ​Esports Sim Racer Beats A Formula E, Ex-F1 Driver In Real-Life Race

Formula E – ​Esports Sim Racer Beats A Formula E, Ex-F1 Driver In Real-Life Race

Sim racing champion Enzo Bonito caused major upset over the weekend, when he triumphed over current Formula E driver Lucas di Grassi in a real-life race. It came when Bonito and fellow Esports racer Brendon Leigh were given the opportunity to swap virtual cars for actual speed-machines during the annual Race of Champions, held at…

Formula E – Vettel knocked out by Schumacher in Race of Champions

Formula E – Vettel knocked out by Schumacher in Race of Champions

As a team they were beaten in this weekend’s nail-biting Race Of Champions Nations Cup finale. But when it came down to a head-to-head battle between Germany’s Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher, it was the latter who prevailed to knock his illustrious compatriot out of the competition’s individual event… Just a day after Team Nordic’s…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Mercedes’ dominance started in disaster

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Mercedes’ dominance started in disaster

In the run-up to the start of pre-season testing Motorsport Week brings you left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserves that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Mercedes has swept up in the hybrid era and enters 2019 bidding to win a sixth successive title in both the Drivers’…

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Formula E – Formula E: When is Formula E’s Santiago E-Prix and how can I watch it?

Formula E – Formula E: When is Formula E’s Santiago E-Prix and how can I watch it?

The FIA Formula E Championship returns to action this weekend for the third round of the 2018/19 season, the Santiago E-Prix. Mahindra Racing’s Jerome d’Ambrosio claimed a dramatic (and unlikely) victory last time out after the BMW duo of Antonio Felix da Costa and Alexander Sims clashed while squabbling over the lead, with d’Ambrosio taking…

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Formula E – di Grassi put in a “crappy situation” in Marrakesh

Formula E – di Grassi put in a “crappy situation” in Marrakesh

Lucas di Grassi says the timing of the safety car in the Formula E Marrakesh race put the Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler driver in a “crappy situation”. The 2016/17 champion still had one use of the new Attack Mode feature, where running off-line through an activation zone gives the driver a power boost, left when…

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Formula E – Tom Blomqvist Will Miss 24 Hours of Daytona Due to US Visa Issues

Formula E – Tom Blomqvist Will Miss 24 Hours of Daytona Due to US Visa Issues

BMW Factory Driver Tom Blomqvist will miss the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona due to visa issues. His replacement with BMW Team RLL is Augusto Farfus. Blomqvist was supposed to run in the M8 GTE No.25. “Unfortunately due to a complex issue around a visa I will have to miss next weekend’s Daytona 24,” Blomqvist tweeted. “I’m hugely…

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Formula E – Nissan Becomes First Japanese Car Company to Enter Formula E Auto Racing Series

Formula E – Nissan Becomes First Japanese Car Company to Enter Formula E Auto Racing Series

NEW YORK — TAPintoTV spoke with Roel de Vries, VP/Head of Global Marketing at Nissan Motor Company, at the 2018 New York International Auto Show about the 2018/2019 Formula E racing season. Nissan’s new electric racing car marks the first Japanese manufacturer to participate in the global all-electric auto racing series. “Formula E is a…

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Formula E – ‘Mature’ Max Verstappen took his punishment seriously – Vitantonio Liuzzi

Formula E – ‘Mature’ Max Verstappen took his punishment seriously – Vitantonio Liuzzi

Former Formula 1 driver Vitantonio Liuzzi says Max Verstappen took his ‘community service’ at a recent Formula E race seriously. Verstappen had been sentenced to the community service by the FIA after violently confronting Esteban Ocon after the Brazilian grand prix. Balanced approach The Dutchman disagreed with the penalty, insisting he would not do anything…

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Formula E – Nissan Becomes First Japanese Car Company to Enter Formula E Auto Racing Series

Formula E – Nissan Becomes First Japanese Car Company to Enter Formula E Auto Racing Series

NEW YORK — TAPintoTV spoke with Roel de Vries, VP/Head of Global Marketing at Nissan Motor Company, at the 2018 New York International Auto Show about the 2018/2019 Formula E racing season. Nissan’s new electric racing car marks the first Japanese manufacturer to participate in the global all-electric auto racing series. “Formula E is a…

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Formula E – Saudi Arabia continues to invest in entertainment, sport and renewable energy

Formula E – Saudi Arabia continues to invest in entertainment, sport and renewable energy

As international teams and fans worldwide geared up for the first-of-its-kind Formula E race in the Middle East, making use of their E-Visas for the first time, Saudi Arabia was keen to showcase its commitment to diversify its economy and strengthen its position in entertainment, sport and renewable energy. On 11 December a delegation from…

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Formula E – Mexico’s Guerra scores ROC upset on home turf

Formula E – Mexico’s Guerra scores ROC upset on home turf

Mexican rally racer Benito Guerra put in a stunning performance to eclipse 19 international motorsports superstars and win the Race Of Champions for the first time at the Foro Sol, the stadium section of Mexico City’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez F1 circuit. Following Team Nordic’s triumph in yesterday’s ROC Nations Cup, all cooperation went out of…

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Formula E – Esports racing pro beats ex-Formula 1 driver on real-life track | Dexerto.com

Formula E – Esports racing pro beats ex-Formula 1 driver on real-life track | Dexerto.com

An esports racing driver claimed a shock victory over a former Formula 1 driver in a real-life track race in Mexico. Enzo Bonito is a driver for Team Redline – one of the world’s biggest simulation racing teams – as well as Mclaren Shadow.  Bonito took on Formula E and ex-Formula 1 driver Lucas di Grassi…

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Formula 1 – Other: Benito Guerra takes Race of Champions crown in Mexico

Formula 1 – Other: Benito Guerra takes Race of Champions crown in Mexico

In surely one of the biggest upsets in several years in the individual competition, Race of Champions ‘Champion of Champions’, it was World Rally privateer and home representative Benito Guerra who claimed the honour during Sunday’s RoC encounter at the Foro Sol Stadium in Mexico City. Guerra made it through to the final where he beat ex-World…

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