#FormulaE Guide: Round 1 #BeijingEPrix

FIA Formula E Beijing ePrix 2015

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Location: Olympic Park, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Date: 24th October 2015
Track Length: 3.439km / 2.14mi anticlockwise
Turns: 17
Distance: 26 laps

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#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 Ep3: This isn’t Mario Kart…

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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 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 contact@formulaediary.com.

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!

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Interview: @Daniel_Abt talks Goals, Di Grassi and a little bit of Gaming…

Daniel Abt

I think you’d be hard pushed to find a time when Daniel Abt doesn’t have a smile on his face. As you might expect, to go with that smile is one of the most approachable, generous and personable drivers you’ll find in the Formula E paddock and undoubtedly any paddock. Daniel Abt will make sure every last autograph is signed before making his move. But do nice guys win World Championships?…

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Gallery: #FormulaE Testing 2015 Weeks 2 & 3

Photography by Tom Clancy @Retro_F1

Lucas di Grassi: A Champion in the Making?

Lucas Di Grassi

Speed. Consistency. Intelligence. Likeability. There are few drivers in the world that meet those criteria but Lucas di Grassi might just be one of them. His unique blend of speed and superb race craft alongside his charming and approachable personality got me thinking; is he the complete Formula E driver?…

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Interview: #FormulaE CEO Agag talks Calendar, FanBoost & New Teams

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Some CEO’s and senior figures can be hard to engage with. Alejandro Agag isn’t one of those people. Walking up and down the pitlane during the second week of testing, Agag was making time to talk to team representatives, drivers and members of the media. Never one to miss an opportunity to talk to someone in the series, I managed to get some time with him after he had just finished a round of interviews…

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Interview: #DeSilvestro Getting to know Formula E’s exciting leading lady…

Simona de Silvestro

Simona de Silvestro has only taken part in one Formula E weekend, but somehow she already feels like an established name. Maybe that’s to do with her being a truly exciting talent in the world of motorsport. What I do know… her determination is obvious, and she is one of the loveliest people you could ever hope to meet…

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