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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Leading The Charge with Modis.

The Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team, in conjunction with its Official Engineering Partner Modis, have announced an exhilarating opportunity for tech and engineering students, graduates or anyone with a technical background who is looking to make an exciting move into motorsport – the chance to work alongside Team Principal Ian James, and be at the heart of the electric future of motorsports for one season.

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Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team and Seedlip announce partnership.

Seedlip, creator of the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit, links up with the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team.

Ian James: “Seedlip is a young and dynamic brand that is a great fit for our team. We have both set ourselves the objective of driving positive change on our planet."

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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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The Team heads to the streets of Monaco for the first time.

The fourth race weekend of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will take place on the legendary street circuit of Monaco.

Nyck de Vries: “A fortnight ago, we had a solid and rewarding weekend in Valencia, where I was able to take my second win of the season. Now I hope we can have an unblemished weekend in Monaco and rack up more points.”

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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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Strategy will prove crucial on Valencia debut.

 The first ever Spanish E-Prix, taking place in Valencia this weekend, is expected to be challenging with its own unique characteristics.

Ian James: “The team will face fresh challenges this weekend – and we like that. This weekend is our next opportunity to show what we are capable of, and knowing this team, we will gladly rise to the challenge.”

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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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Rome 2021: An emotional rollercoaster

With its changes in elevation, the Circuito Cittadino dell'EUR is a mini rollercoaster that winds its way through the campus of the World Exposition (Esposizione Universale di Roma) in Rome. On the second race weekend of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team would perhaps fittingly experience its own rollercoaster ride of highs and lows.


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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