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– Third place for Jose Maria Lopez in Formula E Montreal ePrix season finale
– Sam Bird secures fourth position in the race and overall in the drivers’ standings
– DS Virgin Racing claims fourth in the constructors’ championship

DS Virgin Racing’s Jose Maria Lopez secured his second podium of the season during the thrilling Formula E season finale in Montreal, with team-mate Sam Bird finishing fourth to secure the team fourth place overall in the constructors’ championship. Read More »

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• Following its dominate display in New York, DS Virgin Racing are confident they can continue their winning ways during the final Formula E rounds of the season in Montreal on July 29 and 30.
• Jose Maria Lopez returns for season finale. Read More »

– Lynn, Bird and Branson make championship’s first-ever all-British line-up
– British racer Alex Lynn has been confirmed alongside Sam Bird to compete in the forthcoming New York Formula E race for DS Virgin Racing

23-year-old Alex Lynn was appointed as official reserve driver to the DS Virgin Racing team earlier this year and steps up for the double-header event on 15 and 16 July to make his race debut, in temporary place of Jose Maria Lopez who is unable to compete. Read More »

DS Virgin Racing heads to Berlin for the seventh and eighth rounds of the all-electric 2016/2017 FIA Formula E Championship next weekend, ready to maximise their points tally after a podium finish in Paris and fastest laps scored from recent races.

The race in the German capital returns to the Tempelhof Airport for a double-header weekend on 10-11 June. Read More »

– DS Virgin Racing is ready to shake things up at the Paris ePrix – the manufacturer’s home race
– The team is ready for the 6th round of the 2016/2017 FIA Formula E Championship, and is looking to take full advantage of the speed and capability of its DSV-02 electric race car. Read More »

DS Virgin Racing heads to the Monaco ePrix with high expectations following a podium finish in Mexico City.

This is the fifth race of the FIA Formula E Championship season as it arrives in Europe, with a number of races in close succession.

Both drivers of the DSV-02 cars will be fighting for strong point scores come Saturday afternoon. Read More »

– Eventful Mexico ePrix results in podium finish for Sam Bird and P6 for Jose Maria Lopez
– DS Virgin Racing proves the pace of the DSV-02 after Jose Maria Lopez led the way for several laps before a spin after trying to overtake D’Ambrosio
– Due to the positive result in Mexico City, the team move to Monaco with increased confidence Read More »

DS Virgin Racing heads to Mexico City determined to prove the true pace of their car and drivers in the fourth round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship.

Despite a second place finish for Sam Bird in Marrakesh, the season so far has not been a true reflection of the team’s capabilities. After being in a position to win in Hong Kong before technical difficulties ended Sam’s race, and having had its drivers top of the timesheets in both practice sessions in Buenos Aires before each experienced difficult qualifying sessions, the team is determined to achieve a race result in Mexico City in line with the undoubted pace of its car and drivers. Read More »

ds-virgin-pre-buenos17– DS Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird is a returning champion, having won the Buenos Aires race last year
– Local fan favourite, three-time WTCC World Champion and DS Virgin Racing driver Jose Maria Lopez is the sole Argentinian Formula E driver
– “A track that represents the best parts of Formula E” – Sam Bird

Jose Maria Lopez, as the only Argentinian in the FIA Formula E Championship, approaches this race spurred on by knowing that he will have the local crowd firmly behind him. Meanwhile, driver Sam Bird has form at this track having won a thrilling contest in Argentina last season and now enters the Buenos Aires ePrix in season three fresh off the back of a second place finish in the previous race in Marrakesh. Read More »

ds-virgin-lv17bThe first event of its kind, the Vegas eRace was held on Saturday 07 January with professional gamers going head-to-head with Formula E racing drivers at the Las Vegas CES – for a $1m USD prize pot.

Formula E’s 20 drivers met with 10 professional gamers at CES, all of whom had been picked via the ‘Road to Vegas’ elimination rounds in the months leading up to the eRace. Read More »