Shanghai retains Formula E World Championship in 2025

Formula E World Championship has announced its calendar for the 11th season, which involves 17 races across 11 countries. The double-header Shanghai E-Prix is scheduled on May 31 and June 1, 2025. The inaugural Shanghai E-Prix was held at the Shanghai International Circuit last month. Mitch Evans led Nick Cassidy to another Jaguar TCS Racing double podium in Round 11,…

F1 rules change gives Antonelli chance to make debut before he turns 18 · RaceFans | Motorsport

Andrea Kimi Antonelli will have a chance to race in Formula 1 before he turns 18 after the FIA changed its requirements for a super licence. The sport’s governing body confirmed last month it had received a request to consider a change in the rule requiring all F1 super licence holders to be at least 18 years old. It has…

Liberty Global takes controlling Formula E stake through WBD deal

WBD will continue to broadcast Formula E across 50 European markets. (Formula E imagery) Liberty Global, the major US media group, has increased its stake in the Formula E all-electric motor racing series to a controlling 65% by snapping up shares held by media and entertainment Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD). The deal, which still needs to pass through the usual regulatory…

Liberty Global takes controlling share in Formula E

Liberty Global now owns a controlling share in Formula E. Image: Supplied Liberty Global was already an investor in the all-electric category and now boasts a controlling interest, with the remaining 35 percent owned by minority shareholders. Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) previously owned a 25 percent stake in Formula E. Liberty Global has a shared history with Liberty Media, which…

F1 back at Mugello as Ferrari test 2025 tyres | Motorsport

In the round-up: Charles Leclerc tested Pirelli’s 2025-specification tyres at Mugello yesterday. In brief Pirelli begin Mugello tyre test Pirelli began their fifth in-season tyre test of the year at Mugello yesterday with Leclerc at the wheel of a Ferrari SF-24. The team will spend two days running at the track which held the one-off Tuscan Grand Prix in 2020….

Formula E race ‘simply unaffordable’ as Cape Town is left off 2025 calendar

Avalanche Andretti car competing in Formula E during the 2023 Cape Town E-Prix. (Ziyaad Douglas/Gallo Images) Formula E has confirmed its provisional 2024/25 calendar with Cape Town once again missing out on hosting the prestigious race. Last year, the Mother City hosted its first FIA Formula E event in February and it was deemed a massive success. The race took…

Only one F1 championship looks like a worthwhile fight in 2024 · RaceFans | Motorsport

History tells us that no driver who has won three consecutive Formula 1 world championships has ever failed to extend that run to four. Juan Manuel Fangio did it in 1957, Michael Schumacher in 2003, Sebastian Vettel in 2013 and Lewis Hamilton four years ago. Sure enough, Max Verstappen already looks like the nailed-on favourite to win again this year,…

IndyCar moving to Fox Sports in 2025 after 16 seasons with NBC | Motorsport

Jun 13, 2024, 09:26 AM ET Fox Sports has acquired the rights to broadcast IndyCar starting in 2025, a move that gives the network two of the biggest races in the world with the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Daytona 500. Fox Sports already broadcasts the first half of the NASCAR schedule. Terms of the deal between IndyCar and Fox Sports…

Formula E changes hands as Liberty takes controlling stake

Thursday 13 June 2024 2:44 pm Share Facebook Share on Facebook X Share on Twitter LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn WhatsApp Share on WhatsApp Email Share on Email Multinational telecommunications company Liberty Global have taken a controlling stake in Formula E in a major move for the racing league. Multinational telecommunications company Liberty Global are set to take a controlling stake…

IndyCar confirms 2025 calendar with championship round at Thermal Club · RaceFans | Motorsport

IndyCar has revealed the calendar for its 2025 season and confirmed coverage of the series will move to Fox in the USA. The new calendar will feature 17 races, the same as this year. However Milwaukee, which returns to the championship this year with a double-header event, will only hold a single race next year. A new points-scoring race has…

Liberty Global gains controlling stake in Formula E

The telecommunications business will see its ownership share of Formula E increase to 65%, and therefore become the controlling shareholder in the series, with the remaining 35% made up of minority shareholders. Liberty Global, which initially invested in Formula E 10 years ago, will acquire the shares from Warner Bros Discovery and intends to complete the deal before the end…

FIA wanted more aggressive cut in F1 tyre sizes for 2026 · RaceFans | Motorsport

The smaller tyres Formula 1 will use in 2026 are still larger than the FIA wanted them to be. The sport’s governing body announced its next set of technical regulations last week, including plans for thinner front and rear tyres. But the reduction which has been proposed – 25mm at the front and 30mm at the rear – is less…

“Very substantial” Williams plan revealed | Motorsport

In the round-up: Williams has a major update coming for its car but it won’t arrive until after its home race. In brief Williams explain upgrade plans Williams has a significant upgrade coming for its FW46, said team principal James Vowles, with the largest part expected to arrive after the upcoming trio of rounds in Spain, Austria and Great Britain….

Formula E to return to Saudi Arabia with new circuit as 17-race calendar unveiled

Saudi Arabia’s double-header races will take place on February 14-15 at a new venue in Diriyah. Gulf Today, Staff Reporter Formula E on Tuesday announced its provisional calendar for season 11 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, with the largest number of races and locations set for a season, following validation of the FIA World Motorsport Council. Saudi…

Formula E unveils 2024-25 calendar

Formula E has unveiled its schedule for the 2024-25 season, which will feature a record 17 races at 11 locations, including a return visit to Miami. Less than a quarter of the races will take place on permanent circuits, bucking what seemed to be a trend of Formula E moving over to established venues at the expense of its customary…

Drivers Face Potential Fresh Formula E Clash Headache – Sportscar365

Photo: Julien Delfosse/DPPI Several FIA World Endurance Championship drivers are once again facing the prospect of a Formula E calendar clash in 2025, with Sebastien Buemi suggesting that combining the two series may not be possible for much longer. Formula E revealed its 2024-25 calendar on Tuesday featuring 17 races spread across 11 events, an increase of one from the…

Hamilton extends his longest-ever run without leading a grand prix · RaceFans | Motorsport

In Canada, Mercedes showed the clearest sign yet of becoming regular victory contenders for the first time under the current rules. That can’t come soon enough for Lewis Hamilton, who has already smashed his own longest win-less streak. His dearth of success also has another measure – this is the longest he’s ever gone without even leading a lap of…

Five big keys to Formula E’s wild driver market

Drivers’ phones are jammed, driver managers’ blood pressure is sky-high and rumours are dropping like Gen3 front wings in ‘peloton’ Formula E race. After a late start, the Formula E driver market has gone stratospheric since May turned to June and is now ablaze, with a tonne of (sustainably sourced) fuel being added to it daily, if not hourly. So,…

Chance to return to Miami ‘a big draw’ for Formula E – Dodds

Formula E’s calendar for the upcoming 2024-25 season, announced today, featured the standout revelation that the series would be returning to Miami for the first time in a decade. The championship visited the south Florida city in its inaugural season, with a race on the streets being won by Nicolas Prost for the e.dams Renault team ahead of Scott Speed…

Formula E axes Misano and adds two races to 2024-25 calendar

until Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League Formula E will have two new venues and a double-header in Monaco for the very first time, having announced a 17-race, 11-event 2024-25 calendar today. As revealed by The Race last week the campaign – the first to feature the new Gen3 Evo car – will revert to straddling years for the first time…