Dillmann uncertain of Formula E future 

With FIA Formula E pre-season testing taking place in Valencia at the start of this month, it was noted that former Venturi driver Tom Dillmann had not been allocated any time for testing with the team, or any other team for that matter. 

He had jumped into the Formula E championship in Paris during season three despite minimal testing of any kind, finished his debut race in the points, continuing to impress in the Venturi until the season finale in Montreal. His performance in a car that had struggled all season must have been fustrating, however he carried on testing for the Monaco-based Formula E team over the summer months. So when it was confirmed that Dillmann would not be present at the pre-season testing, you can see why I was surprised to find him standing outside rival team garage Techeetah in the Valencia sun. 

“We are looking to pull something together,” Dillmann starts, as I question him about his future within Formula E, “but it doesn’t look like I will drive with Venturi.”

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What’s On: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is the highlight of any racing fan’s calendar – whether you are a member of the media, a general car-mad fanatic or a racing driver yourself. The dynamic display of motorsport memorabilia in addition to the beastly modern-day machinery that is paraded up the famous hillclimb, makes it an event like no other in the world.

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Buemi dominates Monaco ePrix

Sebastien Buemi took his tenth Formula E career victory in Monaco, after a tense battle with di Grassi in the final laps.

It was an action-packed start for the Monaco ePrix, with Sebastien Buemi leading the field after starting from pole position around the iconic street circuit. The race would continue to be dominated by Buemi in his Renault e.Dams but also involved many fights for position in the points.

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From Mexico to Monaco: Formula E returns to the streets of Monte Carlo

The all-electric FIA Formula E Championship makes its way to Monte Carlo this weekend, just over a month since an action-packed ePrix around the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit in Mexico City. The Monaco ePrix will be the second time the series has raced around the principality, with the first visit to the iconic venue being during the first season of the championship in 2015. It was here Renault e.Dams driver Sebastien Buemi took his second win of the championship, becoming the first driver to win two rounds in the series over two years ago.

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Gasly: single seaters should remain ‘open cockpit’

Current GP2 Champion Pierre Gasly explains why is not a fan of the halo device, after trialling it with Red Bull Racing late last year.

It’s one of the hottest topics in Formula 1 right now: should the halo protection device be introduced into the sport? A small percentage think it is a necessary step forward for the safety of the sport, others argue that it will ruin the dangerous aspect that both the drivers and fans love. One driver who have voiced his opinion against the idea of the halo device is 2016 GP2 Champion Pierre Gasly, with the GP2 Championship recently being rebranded as the FIA Formula 2 Championship.

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Electric GT CEO says future of motorsport is fully-electric and “this change is not optional”

Yesterday marked a year since the concept of the Electric GT World Series was announced. The championship is to be the first zero emissions super car GT international series, with plans to use a version of the Tesla Model S and its first season predicted to start as soon as this year. One year on from the all-electric championship being confirmed, I caught up with Electric GT’S CEO Mark Gemmell to find out how preparation for the series is going, why he wanted to create an Electric GT Championship and what the future may hold for electric cars in both motorsport and the motoring industry.

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Behind The Scenes at the all new series of Top Gear

As many of you will know, back in February I was lucky enough to attend the filming for the new BBC series of Top Gear. Like many of you reading this, I have been a fan of the show for years, with it often being the highlight on a Sunday. However last series failed to impress not only me, but millions of you. It was reported that the final episode from last year’s series, fronted by Radio DJ Chris Evans, saw viewing figures plummet to an average of 1.9 million – the lowest ratings the show has seen in its history.

After rival motoring show The Grand Tour, put together by and fronted by original Top Gear members Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, had finished its 13 episodes, adverts for the new series of the BBC show started to appear on television and online. Evans was out and it seemed like this could be the last opportunity to get tickets to filming. I scouted out LostInTV.com and requested two tickets to a filming day. Within two weeks of applying for tickets, I was at Dunsfold Park ready to head into the famous studio.

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