NEW #ERadio Show… and this one even has a Competition!

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There may not have been a race for several weeks but it’s been an eventful month in the world of Formula E, and our ERadio team are hear to take you through all the latest news with light-hearted discussion…

On this weeks show:

  • We talk the recently announced Mexico City ePrix
  • After confirmation that the London ePrix will be returning to Battersea Park for two more years, we interview Laurence Percival from Save Battersea Park and Jonathan Cook from Wandsworth Council, to hear both sides of a conflict that refuses to die down.
  • And Formula E announces ROBORACE, the worlds first driverless race car series!

Plus, stay tuned until the end of the broadcast to hear how to enter our Competition, for your chance to win a signed Mahindra Team Cap.

And as always, please leave your comments below, or tweet us @FormulaEDiary to get involved in the discussion and let us know your thoughts!


Sam Bird looks back at Beijing

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Sam Bird battled hard throughout an action packed Beijing ePrix to take 7th place and score DS Virgin Racing their first points of the season.

In his latest blog post, the two time Formula E race winner reflects on what was a tricky first race for the team, but one lined with fantastic support from the fans!…

“Looking back to our first race of the season in Beijing, it was really one of mixed emotions…

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Interview: @NickiShields Pre-season Predictions! #FormulaE

With just days to go until the Formula E cars take to the streets of Beijing for Round 1 of the 2015/16 season, it’s time to talk pre-season predictions! And who better to ask than ITV’s own first on the scene, pit lane reporter… Nicki Shields!

I was lucky enough to catch up with Nicki and put my 10 prediction questions to her; as well as find out her standout moments from the first ever Formula E Championship.

We started off all in!…

So that’s Nicki’s predictions for Season 2, how about yours?…

  1. Who will win the 2015/16 Championship?
  2. Who will be the winner of Round 1 in Beijing?
  3. How many different winners will we have in Formula E this year?
  4. Will Team Trulli start the first race?
  5. Who will score more points at Mahindra, Bruno Senna or Nick Heidfeld?
  6. What will be the success story of the season?
  7. Will one team run away with the Constructors Championship, having got their powertrain spot on?
  8. How many times will Jacques Villeneuve out-qualify Stephane Sarrazin?
  9. Who will come out on top at DS Virgin Racing? Sam Bird or Jean-Eric Vergne?
  10. Will the 2015/16 Championship be decided at the final round in London?

Feel free to leave your answers to the above questions in the comments below, or send them to FormulaEDiary on twitter where you can also join us live for the Beijing ePrix this Saturday!

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by Tom Clancy @Retro_F1

#FormulaE #ElectricRacing Podcast Episode 5!

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Episode 5: He Came In Like A Wrecking Ball

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With just over a week to go until Formula E hits the streets of Beijing for Round 1 of the 2015/16 World Championship, it’s been a busy week for news and we’re here to make sure you’re fully up to speed.

This week we talk #FanBoost changes for Season 2, a new host city lines up on the calendar and there’s now just one race seat remaining in Formula E. Plus Jaime Alguersuari decides it’s time to hang up his racing gloves. All this and much more…

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#ElectricRacing Podcast Ep4: Raikkonen TV

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Episode 4: Raikkonen TV

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In this rather impromptu episode of Electric Racing, we get together to discuss all the news that broke after we hung up our microphones last week… Including Formula E’s new Qualifying format ‘Super Pole’, Broadcaster announcements and the latest in Driver news.

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#ElectricRacing Podcast Ep3: This isn’t Mario Kart…


Episode 3: This isn’t Mario Kart!

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With only 5 weeks to go until Season 2 gets underway, we round up all the latest Formula E news including championship changes, drivers and the race calendar.

We also hear Jean-Eric Vergne’s thoughts on Hass F1, Virgin Racing and having Sam Bird as a teammate.

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#FanShare Gallery: Formula E Testing 2015

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2015 Formula E Testing at Donington Park as experienced by you the fans!

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the gallery so far! Keep sending us your photos on twitter to @FormulaEDiary. Click a pic to see who it’s from and enjoy the #FanShare!

Keep those pics coming in to @FormulaEDiary!

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Interview: #Turvey talks London, Learning Formula E, & Piquet


One of the highlights of the London ePrix weekend was watching the talented Oliver Turvey step in at NEXTEV TCR alongside Nelson Piquet. In front of his home crowd, Turvey delivered in both qualifying sessions and in both races, culminating in two strong P9 finishes.

I spotted Oliver in the NEXTEV garage during testing and managed to get a quick five minutes with him…

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#FanShare Send us your #FETest pics & you could win a print of @sambirdracing

Hi everyone,

I’d really like to make the 2015 Formula E Testing #FanShare gallery the biggest and best yet.

For that reason, if you send us your pics from the recent #FETests one photo will be selected at random and the owner of that picture will win a print of one of my Formula E Testing photo’s.

The photo I’ve chosen is of London ePrix winner Sam Bird…

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You can check out our most recent #FanShare gallery for the 2015 London ePrix here

So please get tweeting your #FETest pics… selfies, pit walk, drivers, cars… anything that captures your experience to @FormulaEDiary or email them to

Everyone who has already sent pics to us will of course also be included.

We’ll close entries and announce the winner of the print on Friday, when we’ll also post up the #Fanshare gallery.

Thanks all!

by Tom Clancy @Retro_F1