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Daily Archives: February 1st, 2016

DS Virgin Racing Team drivers Jean-Éric Vergne and Sam Bird will take on the 2.44km track set in the popular district of Puerto Madero this weekend in the forecasted sweltering Argentinian heat.

An eventful ePrix in Punta del Este saw Jean-Éric Vergne surge through the field to claim his first points for the team this season. Sam Bird performed strongly having qualified third during super pole, before having to eventually retire from the race after battery failure. It’s now time for both drivers to gear up for the Buenos Aires ePrix on Saturday, 6 February. The Argentinian ePrix is expected to be one of the most exciting to-date.

The track itself features 12 turns including a mix of high-speed corners, chicanes and hairpins. “Buenos Aires is a short track,” explains British driver, Sam Bird. “Everyone is going to be extremely close in terms of timing. Most of the corners are slow speed, so skilled braking and corner exits are vital.” Read More »

WorldRX16 UK TVThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and operated by IMG, will be broadcast live and in full for the first time on free-to-air television in the UK and Ireland in 2016. Quest has secured a deal to broadcast all 12 Championship rounds live on Sunday afternoons. In addition, the highlights show will be available to watch on ITV4 the following Tuesday evening and on Eurosport. Read More »