Formula E
Apr 17

Formula E: Track layout revealed for Putrajaya ePrix

Putrajaya will serve as host of round 2 of the inaugural Formula E series. (Photo courtesy fiaformulae.com)

Putrajaya will serve as host of round 2 of the inaugural Formula E series. (Photo courtesy fiaformulae.com)

The circuit details of rounds one and two of the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship have now been revealed, with the Putrajaya ePrix layout being publicized Thursday morning.

While the opening round of the season at Beijing features a layout consisting primarily of chicanes, the Putrajaya circuit seems to showcase a greater variety of challenges.

Apr 1

Formula E: Interview with Virgin Racing team principal

Virgin Racing will be one of ten teams in the inaugural season of Formula E, which will be broadcast LIVE on Fox Sports 1 beginning in September at Beijing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Virgin Racing will be one of ten teams in the inaugural season of Formula E, which will be broadcast LIVE on Fox Sports 1 beginning in September at Beijing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Virgin Racing made the Formula 1 record books in 2012 when it became the first F1 car to be developed using computational fluid dynamics.

With Formula E being a major step with regards to technical innovation, it was no surprise to see Virgin catch onto the bandwagon, being one of ten teams fielding two cars during the series’ inaugural season.

Mar 29

Formula E: Takuma Sato on team’s shortlist

Takuma Sato qualifying the Super Aguri for the 2008 F1 Grand Prix in Spain. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Takuma Sato qualifying the Super Aguri for the 2008 Formula 1 Spanish GP. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Super Aguri, which ran two full seasons in Formula 1, is one of ten teams that will be fielding cars into the inaugural season of Formula E.

During an interview with FIAFormulaE.com, Super Aguri’s Team Principal Mark Preston revealed that Takuma Sato is on the team’s shortlist for a spot in the Formula E field.

Mar 20

Former F1 drivers express interest in Formula E

Jarno Trulli, Nick Heifeld, Jermoe d'Ambrosio and Sam Bird joined the Formula E Drivers' Club Wednesday. (Photos: Getty Images)

Jarno Trulli, Nick Heifeld, Jermoe d’Ambrosio and Sam Bird joined the Formula E Drivers’ Club Wednesday. (Photos: Getty Images)

Former Formula 1 drivers Jarno Trulli, Jerome d’Ambrosio, Nick Heidfeld, and six-time GP2 race winner Sam Bird, have added their names to the Formula E Drivers’ Club.

In September, when FIA’s new electric racing series kicks off, 20 drivers will take to the Beijing street circuit, with only Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt having confirmed rides. However, the ever-growing pool of drivers that the teams will have to choose from continues to boast some impressive names.