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British racer Oliver Rowland will join Sebastien Buemi as the driver for the Nissan e.dams Formula E team debuting in season five of the all-electric street racing championship.

The lineup was announced during an official team launch at Nissan Crossing in Tokyo, held on the eve of the 21st annual NISMO Festival at Japan’s Fuji International Speedway. The launch event also featured the debut of the all-new, racing-inspired Nissan LEAF NISMO RC. Read More »

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Nissan has made its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E championship with former series champion Sebastien Buemi tasked with shaking down both cars today at Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

Buemi was ninth fastest in the morning session and improved one spot in the afternoon to set the eighth fastest time of the day with a time of 1:18.100. Read More »

Nissan will make its official on-track debut and begina new brand partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formula E championship stages its preseason test next week.

The Nissan e.dams team will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain,alongside the other 10 teams competing in the upcoming season of the all-electric racing championship. Read More »

– Record-holding racer and young star to lead Nissan’s debut in

Swiss racer Sebastien Buemi and U.K.-based Alex Albon will drive for Nissan when the global electric vehicle sales leader makes its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in December. Read More »

The Renault e.dams teams showed its fighting spirit in the Berlin ePrix run on the tarmac of the former Tempelhof airport. Sébastien Buemi, locked in battle for a podium finish throughout the race, finally saw the chequered flag in fourth place. Read More »

The third Paris ePrix confirmed the popular success of Formula E with numerous well-known figures and supporters turning up to cheer on Renault e.dams and their drivers. The Renault Z.E. range was highlighted in the eVillage and on the track in the parade of electric vehicles in front of the Parisian public.

Buemi was in eighth place on the grid after failing to qualify for the SuperPole shootout by only 14/1000th of a second. Prost was in 13th place. Read More »

Buemi was one of the five drivers who qualified for the SuperPole shoot-out and he felt confident that he could do the job. But he missed a braking point on his flying lap and had to be content with fifth place on the grid.

When the lights went out the Swiss driver made a good start. In the first hairpin he was unable to fend off Turvey who got past him on the outside and he came round in sixth place at the end of lap 1. Read More »

The Punta del Este ePrix brought down the curtain on the South American part of the FIA Formula E Championship, but the Renault e.dams team didn’t meet with much success as only Nicolas Prost saw the chequered flag although he failed to score points. Read More »

In the hothouse ambience reigning on the Rodriguez Brothers Autodromo, Sébastien Buemi played his part in the on-track action in the Mexico ePrix helping the Renault e.dams team to their third podium finish on the bounce!

The Renault Z.E.17 in the hands of Sébastien Buemi showed searing pace as he set the fastest time of the qualifying groups on this circuit that uses part of the Formula 1 layout. But in the SuperPole shootout, the Swiss driver was unable to reproduce this performance and qualified on the second row. Read More »

– Renault e.dams clinched their second podium finish in a row
– Sébastien Buemi crossed the finish line in third place
– Nicolas Prost finished in tenth place
– Renault e.dams move up into fifth place in the teams’ championship

The first ePrix held in Chile was a real cliff-hanger that kept the crowd on tenterhooks right up to the last corner. Renault e.dams clinched their second podium finish on the bounce thanks to Sébastien Buemi. Nicolas Prost opened his score after a hard-charging drive, which bagged him tenth place. Read More »