Sebastien Buemi
Jul 10

Buemi continues to set pace as Formula E test starts to wrap up

Sebastien Buemi has topped three out of the four test sessions so far at Donington Park. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Sebastien Buemi has topped three out of the four test sessions so far at Donington Park. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Sebastien Buemi was the fastest driver again on Thursday at Donington Park, as the FIA Formula E series concluded its fourth out of five days of testing, with the Swiss setting the pace in three of them.

The e.dams Renault driver has only been beat once so far in last Friday’s test session by Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas di Grassi.

Jul 9

Formula E: Buemi quickest again in day three of testing

Sebastien Buemi of e.dams-Renault is one of 16 drivers currently with a confirmed ride for the inaugural FIA Formula E season. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Sebastien Buemi of e.dams-Renault is one of 16 drivers currently with a confirmed ride for the inaugural FIA Formula E season. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Former Formula 1 driver Sebastien Buemi returned to the top of the scoring pylons at Donington Park, when he was quickest during FIA Formula E’s third day of testing at the circuit on Wednesday.

The Swiss driver had topped the timing sheets during the opening day of testing last Thursday in his e.dams-Renault, yet admits that the times at this stage don’t tell the full story.

Jul 3

Buemi fastest in opening Formula E test

Sebastien Buemi, seen here in the e.dams Renault, is one of 16 drivers to have a confirmed ride for the inaugural FIA Formula E series. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Sebastien Buemi, seen here in the e.dams Renault, is one of 16 drivers to have a confirmed ride for the inaugural FIA Formula E series. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Sebastien Buemi lapped England’s Donington Park circuit with a 1:35.475s in dry conditions to top the first ever official day of testing for the new FIA Formula E series.

The e.dams-Renault driver was over half a second clear of any of his other competitors, yet there is still a lot to learn before the series begins on September 13.

Jun 30

Formula E: Cerruti, Buemi and Prost confirm rides for inaugural season

(Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

(Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

On a day when Formula E invaded London, announcing Battersea Park as the location for the city’s ePrix, three new drivers have been confrimed to compete in the inaugural season.

Michela Cerruti will race alongside Jarno Trulli in TrulliGP, becoming the second confirmed female driver in the series, and Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost will drive for the e.dams Renault team. 

Jun 1

SportsCars: Toyota 1-2 In Le Mans Test Day

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi was quickest in Sunday's official Le Mans test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi was quickest in Sunday’s official Le Mans test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

Toyota has shown that it may be the team to beat this year at Le Mans, as the Japanese manufacturer led the way in Sunday’s official test day for the 24-hour endurance classic.

Pitted against fellow LMP1 factory efforts from Audi and newcomers Porsche, it was the No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi that was quickest. The Swiss driver reeled off a best lap of 3:23.014, set early in the four-hour afternoon session.