What drives us.

By engaging in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, we’re not only being part of an electrifiying racing series but also a part of urban culture around the globe. We seek for points on the track as well driving sustainable change, creating an initial spark for innovation and contribute to a better life for all within the city.

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Ready for new challenges at the London E-Prix

When the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team makes its London debut this weekend, it will not only be contesting one of its home races, but also competing on a completely new and unique track.

Ian James: “I can’t wait for the final four races of this season. We will have four chances to get back where we aim to be in this championship, and I’m confident we will make each of them count.” 

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New York City 2021: From hunted to hunter

Precisely 727 days after the grand finale to Season 5 on 14 July 2019, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship made its return to the Big Apple. For the fourth time, the borough of Brooklyn played host to a double-header of the all-electric racing series.

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New Partnership with Sherwin-Williams®

The team and Sherwin-Williams share the objectives of driving technical innovations in the automotive industry, bringing people, products and platforms together and working towards a better, more sustainable and more inclusive future around the world.

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Race debut on the streets of New York

Rounds 10 and 11 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will mark the team’s New York City debut.

Ian James: „New York is one of the locations that reminds you of what Formula E is all about: bringing exciting events to the biggest and most relevant cities around the globe”.

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Puebla E-Prix: Untapped potential

It is in the nature of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship that drivers and teams can expect every race weekend to present a range of challenges.

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"I truly believe we have the right ingredients"

Driving through the beautiful streets of Monaco with Matthias Killing in the new EQS by Mercedes-EQ, Ian James reflects on the first half of the season.

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Setback in the streets of the Principality.

Motorsport is characterised by highs and lows, and this was especially apparent on Saturday in an extremely tense and eventful Monaco E-Prix. The race was contested on the Grand Prix Circuit for the first time in the history of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

"It's been great to see Formula E return to the streets of Monaco," said Team Principal Ian James afterwards. "Racing in a place like this is always special, and it's one of the many reasons that makes the series so unique. This Monaco E-Prix delivered some amazing racing to the fans."

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Valencia 2021: Spanish debut full of surprises.

Last weekend, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship made its first ever stopover in Spain. Hosting the event was the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, located just outside of Valencia. And what a spectacular race debut on Spanish soil this turned out to be for the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team!

"Going into this race weekend, we expected an action-packed event," said team boss Ian James at the end of a crazy Saturday afternoon. "But if anyone in the team had told me it would go like this, I certainly wouldn't have believed it." But let's start from the beginning...

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A New Era Of Innovation

Curiosity is at the forefront of any great discovery. And that’s why our exploration of electric mobility begins with a simple question: what if technology could change the world?

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We Drive The City, Explained.

Electrifying innovation knows no bounds. And that's why we and Mercedes-EQ are committed to inspire change for society that transcends the urban circuits of FIA Formula E. After all, together, #WeDriveTheCity​.

 

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We drive sustainable change in motorsport.

Following our debut season in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, we have achieved three-star status in the FIA’s environmental certification programme.

Ian James: “The work towards building a more sustainable team doesn’t end with having achieved this three-star status; we are committed to follow this path in 2021 and beyond, implementing ideas that make a difference”

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