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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:23 pm 
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Am looking forward to the Santiago Race. Till then I have the Rolex 24 cranked up. :nod:

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Not a bad race.
F1 veterans Massa, Vandoorne, and Buemi did not cover themselves in glory. It's becoming a habit for Felipe and Stoffel.

Was hoping that Wehrlein had something more for Bird at the end. Both were down under 5% of battery life at the end and were limping home.

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Mort Canard wrote:
Not a bad race.
F1 veterans Massa, Vandoorne, and Buemi did not cover themselves in glory. It's becoming a habit for Felipe and Stoffel.

Was hoping that Wehrlein had something more for Bird at the end. Both were down under 5% of battery life at the end and were limping home.

You have to be impressed by the start that Wehrlein has made, he might have podiumed last time out as well if his car had not failed.

Actually Wehrlein had more battery life than Bird but he had to slow down because his battery was over heating due to a combination of high ambient temperatures and following Bird closely for several laps.

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Having attendend last year's Rome e-Prix, i have to say those cars looks much quicker than first generation ones!
And can race even better thanks to the extremely low drag concept.



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:16 pm 
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You got a good view there gamer, i went to the London race in season 1 and it was really hard to get a decent view with the number of people there and all the ad boards around he circuit.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:10 pm 
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Enjoyed the race. Very strong performances by Bird and Wehrlein; a deserved top 2!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:23 am 
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Saturday night, it's Formula E night from Mexico City in one of the most traditional FE tracks

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Saturday, february 16th

13.15 - FP1 [LIVE ON FACEBOOK; YOUTUBE; BT SPORTS 3]
15.45 - FP2 [LIVE ON FACEBOOK; YOUTUBE; BT SPORTS 3]
17.30 - QP [LIVE ON YOUTUBE, BT SPORTS 3, EUROSPORT 1]
20.00 - Jaguar i-Pace RACE [LIVE ON YOUTUBE & FACEBOOK]

22.00 - FORMULA e-PRIX [LIVE ON BTSPORTS 3, EUROSPORT 1, BBC Red Button & IPLAYER, BBC WEBSITE]


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Cheers :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:07 pm 
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Stunning Quali performance from Wehrlein. Massa 3rd will fight for the victory too!

Start at 22.00 uk time [LIVE ON BTSPORTS 3, EUROSPORT 1, BBC Red Button & IPLAYER, BBC WEBSITE]



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:18 pm 
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That was an intense final 2 laps.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:20 pm 
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Wow, those last 2 laps were just nuts. Nissan stuffed that up good and proper.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:25 pm 
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This race was INSANE


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:26 pm 
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Also, gotta say that I love Jack Nicolls commentary - starts laughing when he's reading out Lopez's 3rd penalty :D

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:38 pm 
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Also, gotta say that I love Jack Nicolls commentary - starts laughing when he's reading out Lopez's 3rd penalty :D


Love Nicholas and Dario as a commentary duo, so easy to listen to and generally well informed. Don’t like Varsha though, he adds nothing for me; his input is usually pointless and followed by an awkward silence.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:00 am 
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Brilliant stuff from Werhlein even though you knew he had a penalty so very very nearly held him off. Formula E is becoming a must watch! Agree on the commentary too very natural and easy going.


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I don't understand why they are so inconsistent with how they put out the races. Last time I wasn't able to watch live the race was uploaded within 2 days to YouTube in full but there's still no sign of the Mexico race on there.

I can watch practice and qualifying in full. I could even watch the full race if I wanted half the screen covered with some famous YouTuber's faces, who clearly have barely a passing interest in motorsport, so I can watch them watch the race.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:46 am 
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Black_Flag_11 wrote:
I don't understand why they are so inconsistent with how they put out the races. Last time I wasn't able to watch live the race was uploaded within 2 days to YouTube in full but there's still no sign of the Mexico race on there.

I can watch practice and qualifying in full. I could even watch the full race if I wanted half the screen covered with some famous YouTuber's faces, who clearly have barely a passing interest in motorsport, so I can watch them watch the race.


They're consistent tbh.

They stream Practices & Quali, but not the race.
Riyadh was a one off beacause it was the first race of the season.

The rest of the races are live on BBC i player, BBC red button, Eurosport, Bt Sports, ZDF if you're in germany & Mediaset if you're in Italy



HONG KONG E-PRIX COMING THIS SUNDAY!



Probably the tighest Formula E track together with Paris.

Should be an hectic race!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:56 pm 
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Toto Wolff presented the Mercedes Formula E program, today!

Mercedes will join Formula E next season, along with Porsche making the FE field even more impressive


Here it is the Mercedes EQ Silver Arrow 01 (concept livery)


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It looks like Formula E will be back in London for 2020

the circuit will be part indoor and part outdoor!

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/formu ... Arena.html


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Toto Wolff presented the Mercedes Formula E program, today!

Mercedes will join Formula E next season, along with Porsche making the FE field even more impressive


Here it is the Mercedes EQ Silver Arrow 01 (concept livery)


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It looks more black than silver. Doesn't really say 'Mercedes Silver Arrow' to me.

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Well, it's a concept livery, will be grey for sure at the launch!

Still, looking Gorgeous at the Geneva Motorshow 8O 8O

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Race coverage timings for tomorrow morning!
90% Rain expected


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Just watched the replay on iPlayer, another good close race. Lots of contact and retirements, kind of expected on such a close track, shame about the last lap (saying no more for spoilers sake) but good race overall.

And credit to the marshals for getting the cars out of the road so fast to get the race going again.

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I watched the early part of the race, mainly because Stoffel had pole. I will read up on the reasons why he dropped away further and further before retiring, but I'm still as put off by the silly "city" tracks as I was when the series started - I've seen people drive bumper cars more successfully at the village fun fair. If this is the future of motor racing, I'm going to have a lot of spare time soon. :?

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:07 pm 
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I am trying to like Formula E. I really am.

I really struggle to enjoy it, despite the close racing and unpredictability. I find the artificial unpredictability boring! It is akin it to glorified bumper cars, on tracks that are far so narrow made to near guarantee contact happens regularly.

I really hate fan boost too, and attack mode..... its so playstation.

It's just too gimmicky and artificial. It might be exciting, but I find it a bit well.... low on racing quality and yeah.... a bit mickey mouse... every race seems to follow very similar patterns, on very similar tracks. I think its easy to mistake unpredictable for good.

Tbh, the circuits are 90% of what make it unenjoyable.


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I feel FE has outgrown many of these circuits in the same way F1 has outgrown Monaco. Let’s try out a few touring car sized tracks instead of go-kart tracks.

Fanboost needs to go too, it’s just the same cars getting an unfair advantage every race.

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Did Sam Bird get to keep his win after he punted Lotterer into retirement?

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Did Sam Bird get to keep his win after he punted Lotterer into retirement?


Nope, he got a 5 second penalty.


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The last two races have been very exciting. I'd forgotten what it was like to have two cars at the front of a race genuinely competing for more than just 2 and a half laps before the car behind had to give up due to aero / tyres. At first I wasn't convinced and I found the lack of engine noise off putting, there was only tyre squeal, but they have improved the volume of the engine whine now to something that gives a better impression of power & speed. I know the courses are a bit Mickey Mouse, especially that awful thing at the Berlin airport, but I'm certainly warming to the series.

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Did Sam Bird get to keep his win after he punted Lotterer into retirement?


Nope, he got a 5 second penalty.

Yeah I see that dropped him down to 6th, justice served I would say.

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Did Sam Bird get to keep his win after he punted Lotterer into retirement?

Nope, he got a 5 second penalty.

Yeah I see that dropped him down to 6th, justice served I would say.

That's one thing you can pretty count on F-E for. If someone does something that should get a penalty, they almost always will. Very little concern for altering the race win or even the championship.

F1 would probably be scared to strip a race winner post-race these days.

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Exediron wrote:
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Did Sam Bird get to keep his win after he punted Lotterer into retirement?

Nope, he got a 5 second penalty.

Yeah I see that dropped him down to 6th, justice served I would say.

That's one thing you can pretty count on F-E for. If someone does something that should get a penalty, they almost always will. Very little concern for altering the race win or even the championship.

F1 would probably be scared to strip a race winner post-race these days.

Well they have kicked Verstappen off the podium a few times. :)

In respect to the FE cars they do seem designed to cope with nerfing opponents out of the way, the fragile front wings of a F1 car would probably shatter in the Bird incident so that kind of incident in F1 tends to be self policing.

I saw JEV ram a car from behind and basically just punt it out of the way with no damage whatsoever to his car.

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I've been following FE since its inception and this season is better than ever. They're putting on a fantastic show

They missed one slam dunk in quietly removing FanBoost without people noticing while all the hullabaloo was going on about the Hyperboost. It's still the one sticking point that can't be justified

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I've been following FE since its inception and this season is better than ever. They're putting on a fantastic show

They missed one slam dunk in quietly removing FanBoost without people noticing while all the hullabaloo was going on about the Hyperboost. It's still the one sticking point that can't be justified

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Every single race weekend, just when I'm starting to really get into Formula E, the commentators bring up FanBoost and I remember that it's still there - blotting the respectability of the championship. x(

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Sanya e-Prix tomorrow in a brand new location

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Sanya e-Prix tomorrow in a brand new location

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Cheers, although I have it on series record now it's nice to know when the races are on and the timings. :thumbup:

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It's amazing how close the championship is Lotterer is 10th in the championship but would've been 2nd if he won the last race.


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