Hard-Fought Points for Lucas di Grassi in Rome

source: Audi Sport From thirteenth on the grid to seventh position Daniel Abt without points for the first time in the current Formula E season Robin Frijns clinches fourth place for Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing With a hard-fought seventh position, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi scored crucial points for the Formula E title race in the E-Prix in Rome. His teammate, Daniel Abt, finished out of the points for the first time this season. Lucas di...

Formula E: Latest News and Miscellaneous Info from Rome

source: Audi Sport ZDF to air Formula E race live on main channel for the first time Sports legend Chris Hoy accompanies Lucas di Grassi for TV documentary Italian ski star Dominik Paris visits Audi Formula E is back in Europe. ZDF will air live coverage of the E-Prix from the Italian capital on Saturday. For the first time, German TV station ZDF will show a Formula E race on its main channel. Starting at 3.45 PM CEST, presenter Katja Streso and com...

Audi Reaches for Formula E Lead in Rome

source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi within striking distance of top spot in the standings E-Prix in Rome to kick off “voestalpine European Races” of the electric racing series Formula E arrives in Europe: Following events in Asia, the Middle East, and South and Central America, the electric racing series will race on the streets of Rome on Saturday (April 13). Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi are in the thick of the fight for the top spot. With their team, Audi Sport ...

Hat-Trick for Audi: Lucas di Grassi Wins in Mexico

Third straight win for the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team in Mexico City Audi e-tron FE05 is the most efficient car Strong race for Abt, Bird and Frijns after problems in qualifying Hat-trick for Audi: For the third time in a row, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team has won the E-Prix in Mexico City. In front of packed grandstands at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi notched up his ninth Formula E victory with a spectacular photo finish after a breath...

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Shoots for the Hat-Trick in Mexico

source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have won the previous two Formula E races in Mexico Nearly 1,000 Audi guests to cheer on the team at the track Audi e-tron FE05 most successful car in the field to date There are not many tracks that Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have such fond memories as in Mexico: Both drivers of the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team have previously celebrated victories here and have set their sights on claiming the top spot again at ...

Audi e-tron FE05 Shines In Record Heat

source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt scores first podium of the season for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler First victory for Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing 37 degrees Celsius (98.6F): the hottest race in Formula E history In the hottest ever Formula E race, title defender Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has claimed its first podium of the season in Santiago de Chile. Sam Bird from the Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing pocketed the first victory of the Audi e-tron FE05...

Formula E: Audi Factory Team Has Set Its Sights Firmly On The Podium In Santiago

source: Audi Sport Electric racing series to visit Santiago de Chile on January 26 Season’s first event in the Americas “kind of a home round” for Lucas di Grassi The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is traveling to South America: On Saturday, January 26, the fully electric racing series will hold the third round in Santiago de Chile, marking its first event in the Americas this season. After Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have scored points in all of the races held to date this ...

Formula E: Abt and di Grassi Score Points At Season Opener

source: Audi Sport Eighth and ninth positions for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in Ad Diriyah Rain in the desert turns timetable upside down Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler scored points with both cars at the Formula E season opener in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia). Following a chaotic qualifying session, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi fought back from eleventh and eighteenth on the grid to finish eighth and ninth. At the season opener in the desert, the teams had exp...

Audi Starts Title Defense In Formula E

source: Audi Sport Racing premiere for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi in Audi e-tron FE05Season opener with new cars, new teams and new rulesFirst race on December 15 in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia) Following a five-month break, Formula E is returning to the race track next Saturday (December 15): In Ad Diriyah, on the outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, the fifth season of the fully electric racing series will begin. The Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt, L...

The Journey Begins: Audi Starts Formula E World Tour

source: Audi Sport Both Audi e-tron FE05 cars on their way to the season opener on December 15 A good eight tons of hardware dispatched for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi Team principal Allan McNish: “We’re really excited” The countdown is on: In 16 days’ time, ABB FIA Formula E Championship will start its new season. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, with its drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, is entering the race as the title defender. Now, the two all-electri...

Abt and di Grassi Test New Audi e-tron FE05

Final Formula E pre-season tests in Valencia (Spain) until Friday All teams on track together for the first time Team Principal McNish: “An important final assessment before the season starts” It is the only comparison with the competition before the ABB FIA Formula E Championship starts its new season in mid-December: Until coming Friday, all eleven teams are meeting for the official pre-season tests of the racing series in Valencia. On the occasion of the test Audi u...

Audi Unveils e-tron FE05 For New Formula E Season

source: Audi Sport New generation of championship-winning car for the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Formula E team Spectacular design, more power, higher efficiency and greater range Two Audi e-tron FE05 cars fielded by Virgin Racing in addition to the works team On December 15, a new era in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will begin in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia): Thanks to the electric cars’ greater range, the drivers will compete with only one race car for the first...

Formula E: Audi To Supply Virgin Racing With e-tron FE05

source: Audi Sport Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Confirms our engineering achievements” Audi e-tron FE05 with newly developed powertrain New Formula E season starts in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) in mid-December When the ABB FIA Formula E Championship starts its new season in Riyadh on December 15, there will be four drivers on the grid with Audi technology: alongside its own factory team, Audi Sport will also be equipping the British race team Virgin Racing wit...

Audi In Formula E: Title Win In First Year

source: Audi Sport Audi will continue racing with electric power in 2019 after the brand proved its e-expertise right in its first year by winning the teams’ championship. When the new Formula E season starts in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) on December 15, 2018 Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will battle for titles again in the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05. Audi is committed to electric mobility – on the road with the new Audi e-tron and on the race track ever sin...

Audi Headed For The Future With Formula E and DTM

[source: Audi Sport] Brand confirms factory commitments in Formula E and DTM top-caliber series Fans to see fully electric motorsport and popular touring car races Board Member for Technical Development Mertens: Increased reference to production development In 2019, Audi will continue to compete with electric power in motorsport. At the same time, the manufacturer will prolong its factory-backed commitment in the popular DTM touring car series. In the 2017/2018...

Allan McNish: “It’s a luxury to have two fast and aggressive drivers in the team”

[source: Audi Sport] Interview with Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team principal McNish talks about the biggest challenges in Formula E In his first season as Audi team principal in Formula E, Allan McNish (48) experienced a rollercoaster of emotions and a happy ending with the 2017/2018 teams’ title. In this interview the three-time Le Mans winner talks about his darkest moments, best decisions, his thoughts on the future of Formula E and why it is a luxury to have two aggr...

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is Formula E Champion

[source: Audi Sport] Title victory in Audi’s premiere year Lucas di Grassi takes second in season finale and is championship runner-up Daniel Abt sets fastest race lap on the way to finishing third on the podium Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler secured the title in the teams’ classification with impressive comeback drives in the season finale. Four podium positons during the weekend, including a one-two finish and 78 of a maximum of 94 possible points, turned a near unassa...

Audi Starts Formula E Finale Weekend With One-Two Finish

[source: Audi Sport]  Lucas di Grassi wins first race of the weekend in the US metropolis The second one-two finish of the season for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Points difference in the hunt for the teams’ title reduced from 33 to 5 points Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler put itself in a significantly better position in the battle for the title in the teams’ classification of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with a commanding one-two finish. The championship will be deci...

Audi Comes To Formula E Finale With Clear Goals

[source: Audi Sport] All titles will be decided at the finale in New York Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler sets sights on teams’ championship Daniel Abt: “Still have a score to settle with New York” A small tradition continues: This year, like all previous Formula E seasons, the champions will be decided in the final race weekend of the season. On July 14 and 15, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and Audi fight for the prestigious teams’ title: 33 points must be made up in t...

Formula E: Historic Victory for Audi in Front of Record Turnout in Zurich

[source: Audi Sport] Lucas di Grassi wins first E-Prix in Switzerland Audi e-tron FE04 strongest car again More than 100,000 spectators at the race track Zurich - Title defender Lucas di Grassi has given Audi an historic victory in the Formula E electric racing series. In front of a record turnout, the Brazilian won the first E-Prix on Swiss soil. Since 1954, no international circuit race has been held in Switzerland. The return of international ...