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    Motorsports: Formula E drops Rio from inaugural season calendar
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    If you've been looking forward to Formula E kicking off its inaugural season of electric racing and holding an event in Brazil, you were probably pretty stoked to see that the calendar included a race in Rio de Janeiro. As well you should: while Brazil has been a mainstay of the Formula One ...

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    All-electric Formula E Spark-Renault SRT_01E will sound like podracers [UPDATE]
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    As bad as The Phantom Menace was, you can't say that the podrace scene didn't have some cool sounds. If you liked the way that Ben Quadinaros or Gasgano sounded as they roared past the digital camera on screen, you might like to know that the upcoming Formula E race series is apparently an audio ...

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    Video: Fully Charged shows Drayson B12 electric Le Mans car hitting 200 mph
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    In Fully Charged, actor Robert Llewellyn continuously manages to combine electric vehicle news and views with a bit of British wit. We love it. His latest offering makes us all the more jealous, since he's showing us what it's like to drive an EV at 200 miles per hour. Before the drive, we see ...

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    Motorsports: Formula E attracts four more F1 drivers
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    Perspective is everything. Take, for example, the inaugural FIA Formula E championship. To us it's notable as the first global electric racing series. But to racing drivers, it presents a new opportunity. Because while most single-seater racing series occupy one rung or another on the motorsport ...

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    Official: Beijing Formula E Grand Prix will race at famous 'Bird's Nest' Olympic stadium
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    Now that the Sochi Olympics are over (and the Paralympic games winding down), the purpose-built infrastructure is going to need to find new life. Perhaps Russia can ask China how to reuse old Olympic facilities, now that Formula E has announced it will conduct its first race on the grounds of the ...

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    Official: Reva unveils Halo EV, Formula E racer at New Delhi Auto Show
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    Mahindra is being busy at the New Delhi Auto Show, unveiling two electric cars: the Mahindra Reva Halo EV concept sports car and the Mahindra Racing Formula E electric race car. If reports are to be believed, the Indian company wants to build the Halo as, well, a halo electric car for the brand. ...

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    Official: Formula E adds eight new drivers to all-electric race series
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    The FIA Formula E Championship electric-vehicle racing circuit has added eight drivers to the competition to bring its total to 16. Ex-Formula One driver Bruno Senna from Brazil, French Champ Car Series racer Sébastien Bourdais, Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan from India and American ...

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    Motorsports: Formula E setting up shop at Donington
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    Travel about 80 miles west of London and you'll find yourself in Motorsport Valley. Like the Silicon Valley is to the high-tech industry and the Napa Valley is to California's vintners, Motorsport Valley is where the Formula One industry is located. You've got Red Bull and the new Honda engine ...

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    Motorsports: Formula E gets ready in Malaysia; Celtics owner invests in EV race series
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    "There are no points for second place" may be a long-repeated mantra among anyone involved in competitive racing (or Top Gun fanatics, for that matter), but the folks of Putrajaya, Malaysia, seem to be OK with that position. City leaders recently feted an official agreement for Putrajaya to host ...

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    Motorsports: DiCaprio, Venturi team up for final Formula E entry
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    The organizers of the startup FIA Formula E championship have been announcing the teams that will take part one at a time. The series has already announced nine out of the ten teams lined up for the inaugural season, and has now confirmed the tenth and final entry, complete with a little dose of ...

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    Motorsports: Virgin Racing signs on for Formula E
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    Can't hack it in Formula One? That's all right, because the Formula E championship seems eager to accept the rejects. Of the ten teams that will take part in next year's inaugural season of electric racing, series organizers have now announced nine. And like several others, this latest team ...

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    Motorsports: FIA approves final Formula E calendar
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    As the 2013 racing season draws to a close, we get that much closer to the first season of the new FIA Formula E Championship. And now that the World Motor Sport Council has convened for the last time this year, it has confirmed the final calendar for the new electric racing series. The ...

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    Report: Renault ready to support Formula E electric racing
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    Renault is taking the "what's good for the goose is good for the gander" approach by offering some financial backing for the Formula One-style all-electric vehicle racing circuit set to debut next year. The French automaker will work on engine-integration technology for a number of the racing ...

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    Motorsports: FIA Formula E publishes provisional calendar, adds Dragon Racing to participants
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    Fans of electric motorsport should mark the 20th of September, 2014 on their calendars – in pencil, please. The FIA Formula E Championship has released the provisional itinerary for its inaugural racing season, and it's on this date that things are set to kick off in Beijing, China. There ...

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    Motorsports: Brammo issues challenge to Spark-Renault Formula E racer
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    The gauntlet has been thrown down. Although the freshly revealed Spark-Renault SRT_01E racecar isn't scheduled to spin a wheel in anger for another year yet, when the Formula E series officially kicks off, it has already received its first challenge. One from an unexpected source. At first ...

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    Motorsports: Formula E touts Renault relationship with new car design, adds Bangkok to calender
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    The Formulec EF01 is a pretty sweet all-electric race car, but it's really been just a place holder for the vehicles that will eventually form the FIA Formula E Championship grid. Along with an announcement that Renault will be a technical partner, the budding series has just released images of ...

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    Video: Watch Formula E test driver Lucas di Grassi do electric doughnuts on the streets of LA
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    Doughnuts. They're not just those delicious disks of deep-fried delight sometimes stuffed with custard or jelly, and perhaps lightly dusted with confectioners sugar (mmmm... doughnuts). No, they are also a time-honored, tire-smoking way of demonstrating automotive power and virility. Since many ...

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    Motorsports: Formula E electric racing coming to Miami, Los Angeles
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    The Formula E all-electric racing series continues to make all kinds of happy announcements ahead of its inaugural 2014 season. This time, the good news is the publication of a provisional calender with eight of the ten eventual locations. The US will be bi-coastally blessed when the racing ...

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    Official: Formula E signs Drayson Racing as first team for 2014 FIA Formula E
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    And they're off! UK-based Drayson Racing Technologies is the first team to commit to Formula E Holdings's plans to run an all-electric Formula One-style racing circuit starting next year. Drayson, which will be one of 10 teams that are expected to compete in the circuit, plans to devote two ...

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    Report: FIA Formula E electric car racing will come to Rome first in Europe [w/video]
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    For the first-ever Formula One racing circuit featuring nothing but electric-powered cars, "When in Rome" has taken on a whole new meaning. The Italian capital will be the first in Europe to host an FIA Formula E series race, the UK's Telegraph reports. With Italy's long history in motorsports ...

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