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TV star Vernon Kay drives Formula E car

Vernon Kay inside the DS Virgin Racing team's Formula E car

TV’s Vernon Kay has been allowed behind the wheel of DS Virgin Racing’s all-electric Formula E car at Rockingham Motor Speedway. “I’m one hell of a lucky man,” said Vernon, who presents coverage of the FIA Formula E Championship on Channel 5. “Why? Because the DS Virgin Racing team and …

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Wild drag race: Formula E car vs cheetah

Formula E car vs cheetah

A 100% electric Formula E car has taken part in a head-to-head race with a cheetah to highlight the impact of climate change on a species increasingly under threat. The world’s fastest land animal and Montreal E-Prix race winner Jean-Eric Vergne lined up against each other on a landing strip in …

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Jaguar goes E-racing

jaguar-i-type

Jaguar has announced its first all-electric racing car – the I-Type 1. Watch it in action… The legendary British marque took the wraps off its new electric motorsport future, revealing its Formula E team’s official name, vision, title sponsor, driver line-up and electric racing livery. From this October, Panasonic Jaguar …

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‘Blind car-dodge’ world first

Formula E backflip stunt

Scariest video ever? Watch stuntman Damien Walters backflip over a Formula E car! You’re about to watch one of the most remarkable videos ever, showing Damien – a world-renowned stuntman, free-runner and gymnast – becoming the first person ever to carry out a blind car-dodge. Damien, who’s worked as a …

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Jaguar’s racing comeback confirmed

Jaguar Formula E

British motoring icon Jaguar is to enter a team in the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship in the autumn of 2016. Formula E is the world’s first global single-seater championship for electric powered cars and Jaguar Land Rover believes it will provide a real world performance test …

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Formula E: season 2 plans

FIA Formula E all-electric championship

All-electric FIA Championship to attract “three or four” manufacturers in 2015. Formula E chief Alejandro Agag has outlined his plans for the second season of the fully-electric FIA Formula E Championship. He’s hoping to attract “three or four” manufacturers – reinforcing the series as the centre of electric vehicle development …

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Formula E on track

Karun Chandhok driving the Mahindra Nitro Formula E car

Online tyre retailer Blackcircles.com is to sponsor ITV’s coverage of pioneering Formula E. The deal sees Blackcircles.com partner with ITV as the new FIA championship for racing cars powered exclusively by electric energy enters its first season. Leonardo DiCaprio’s Venturi GP team and Richard Branson’s Virgin Racing team are two …

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