TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team aims to continue upward trend in Valencia

TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team aims to continue upward trend in Valencia

19.04.2021: Valencia E-Prix, Races 5 and 6 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Circuito Ricardo Tormo, Valencia After a strong performance in Rome, where Pascal Wehrlein (GER) secured the first podium result of the season in the Porsche 99X Electric, t

 
Valencia E-Prix, Races 5 and 6
ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
Circuito Ricardo Tormo, Valencia





After a strong performance in Rome, where Pascal Wehrlein (GER) secured the first podium result of the season in the Porsche 99X Electric, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team wants to underscore its positive progress with another top result in Valencia.



On the Circuit Ricardo Tormo near the Spanish city, races five and six of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will be contested on 24 and 25 April. “We’re making progress and we’re learning new things every race weekend,” says Amiel Lindesay, Head of Operations Formula E. “What we can expect at the moment are podium finishes. What we want are wins.”



Before the season began, the twelve teams and 24 drivers contesting the world’s first electric racing series held the official winter test on the Spanish racetrack. Now, they will race there for the first time.



The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team, which currently ranks fifth in the team classification after the first four races of this season, will tackle the premiere at Valencia with two Porsche 99X Electric. In the cockpit of the two vehicles are Pascal Wehrlein (#99) and André Lotterer (GER/#36).





Q&A on the Valencia E-Prix

Amiel Lindesay, Head of Operations Formula E


There are just two weeks between the races in Rome and Valencia. What did you do during that time?



“There was no time to take a break. We took our learnings from the race in Rome, we analysed what went well and what didn’t go so smoothly and we’ve taken a big step in improving the efficiency of our car.



There is obviously more potential in the Porsche 99X Electric than we’ve been able to demonstrate so far. We have to explore this potential and make sure we can fully utilise this during the entire race weekend. Our car is one of the quickest in qualifying, and we have the race pace too. There are a few details we need to bring together. When these are pieced together, we can win races.”



What needs to improve in Valencia compared to Rome?



“This is only our second season and we’re still learning new things at every race. That’s racing. But we mustn’t ease off in our efforts; we have to make sure we’re going in the right direction, which I’m sure we are. But our competitors aren’t sleeping either, they’re moving ahead too. For us, this means: push harder, put in even more effort and stay focused on doing the best job as a team. We’re heading to Valencia feeling positive.”



Where do you see the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team after the first four races of this season?



“We shone in some areas, and we’ve been exposed in others. We definitely have a good basis for the new car. It’s now up to us to tap the full potential of the car, drivers and team. If we manage this, we’ll be right up there not just in qualifying, but also at the end of the race.”

 

The racetrack


This marks the first time that the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will hold a race on the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, named after the Spanish motorbike legend. “It’s not a typical Formula E circuit and it’s certainly not as much fun as the Rome one.


Even though the track layout for the races will be different, we have the test data in the pits and we know roughly what to expect,” says André Lotterer. Amiel Lindesay addes: “For the Valencia E-Prix, there will be a chicane and a slightly different layout at the back of the track. It’ll be interesting.”




Live TV and Internet coverage

The worldwide broadcasting schedule of the Formula E event in Rome is available on: https://www.fiaformulae.com/watch/ways-to-watch.



Viktoria Wohlrapp photos Porsche

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/tag-heuer-porsche-formula-e-team-valencia-eprix---221991.html

19.04.2021 / MaP

More News

Audi is ready for Formula E’s debut in Valencia,Spain
19.04.2021
   Electric racing series hosts two races on Valencia circuit        Lucas di Grassi and René Rast set their sights on the podium        Team Principal Allan McNish: “E more >>
Enjoy al fresco trackside hospitality and live racing at Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand-Prix, packages
16.04.2021
MATCH HOSPITALITY – TRACKSIDEOFFICIAL HOSPITALITY PARTNER OF SILVERSTONE CIRCUITLive motorsport events are finally back this summer, with the FORMULA 1 PIRELLI BRITISH GRAND PRIX 2021 set to be the first Formula 1® race of the 2021 season more >>
MATCH Hospitality launches luxury fusion VIP offering ahead of the Formula 1 Pirelli British GP 2021
16.04.2021
MATCH HOSPITALITY – FUSION VIP LAUNCH OFFICIAL HOSPITALITY PARTNER OF SILVERSTONE CIRCUITSpectator attended motorsport events are finally back this summer, with the FORMULA 1 PIRELLI BRITISH GRAND PRIX 2021 from Friday 16 July – Sunday 18 July 2 more >>
Formula E World Championship signs free-to-air partnership with Indonesian Public Broadcaster TVRI
16.04.2021
- TVRI will broadcast all remaining races of Season 7 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship  - All races and highlights will be available on TVRI television and digital channels with bespoke studio presentation and commentary in Bahasa  - The partnership will enhance exposure and introduce the sport to new fans in an import more >>
Formula E, FIA and ACM reveal new track layout for Monaco e-Prix
16.04.2021
- Increases in performance and range in Gen2 era enable the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship to race around new, longer circuit configuration  - Extended track layout will test driver’s energy management skills - with a combination of s more >>
Rome ePrix highlights in videos
12.04.2021
Here’s how it all played out in the Eternal CityOnce again, the Rome E-Prix proved to be one of Formula E’s most dramatic events of the season. Round 3 on Saturday saw DS TECHEETAH’s Jean-Éric Vergne power his way through more >>
Pascal Wehrlein achieves first Formula E podium of the season for Porsche
11.04.2021
Rome E-Prix, Race 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E World ChampionshipThe first podium of the season for the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team: In the No. 99 Porsche 99X Electric, Pascal Wehrlein (GER) claimed third place at the Rome E-Prix on Sunday after a gripping race a more >>
Driver and team standings after Rome ePrix, round 4
11.04.2021
FIA FORMULA Eround 4, Rome ePrixSunday, April 11th 20212020/21 ABB FIA FORMULA E WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPDRIVER STANDINGS Sam Bird    Jaguar Racing    43Mitch Evans    more >>
Redemption in Rome for Stoffel Vandoorne as Mercedes EQ driver seals victory
11.04.2021
Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team driver Stoffel Vandoorne reigns supreme in Italian capital for Round 4 of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship2021 ROME E-PRIX (RD 4)FAST FACTS- Mercedes-E more >>
Another points finish for the new DS E-Tense FE21 in Rome
11.04.2021
The second E-Prix of the Rome double-header yielded similar conditions and another intense race but with different results from yesterday, leaving tighter gaps in the overall standings of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.António F more >>
Maximilian Günther finished twice in the points at the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship double-header in Rome
11.04.2021
Maximilian Günther returned to winning ways at the second double-header of the seventh season of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and collected valuable points for the championship. The 3.385-kilometre circuit in the streets more >>
Best result of the season: Fifth place for Maximilian Günther at the Rome E-Prix.
11.04.2021
After the difficult start to the season in Diriyah (KSA), Maximilian Günther (GER) was back in the points at the second race weekend of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Rome (ITA). In Sunday’s race, the BMW i Andretti Motorsport driver finished fifth to claim his best result of the season, having previously finished ninth on Saturday more >>
Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler again with bad luck in Rome ePrix
11.04.2021
   Disappointing end to Formula E weekend for Audi in Rome        Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler loses both cars due to accidents on Sunday        Pole position, but also a disappointing more >>
Stoffel Vandoorne bounces back in style in Rome with second win of the season for the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team
11.04.2021
Formula E: Rome E-Prix 2021 - Race 2  After a disappointing first race of the weekend, the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team hit back with a win in the second race: Stoffel Vandoorne won the E-Prix in Rome, taking his second ever F more >>
Rome ePrix Race classification - Vandoorne takes victory ahead of Sims and Wehrlein
11.04.2021
FIA FORMULA Eround 4, Rome ePrixSunday, April 11th 2021#5 Stoffel Vandoorne, Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team ahead of #29 Alexander Sims, Mahindra Racing and #99 Pascal Wehrlein, TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team     more >>
Rome ePrix Superpole classification - Cassidy on top ahead of Nato and Wehrlein
11.04.2021
FIA FORMULA Eround 4, Rome ePrixSunday, April 11th 2021        #37 Nick Cassidy,  Envision Virgin Racing #71 Norman Nato, ROKiT Venturi 99 Pascal Wehrlein  TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team more >>
Rome ePrix Qualifying classification - Nato ahead of Cassidy and Guenther
11.04.2021
FIA FORMULA Eround 4, Rome ePrixSunday, April 11th 2021#71 Norman Nato, ROKiT Venturi Racing ahead of #37 Nick Cassidy, Envision Virgin Racing and #28 Maximilian Guenther, BMW i Andretti Motorsport   more >>
Rome ePrix Free Practice 3 classification, Cassidy on top ahead of Guenther and Vandoorne
11.04.2021
FIA FORMULA Eround 4, Rome ePrixSunday, April 11th 2021 more >>
Driver and team standings after Rome ePrix, round 3
10.04.2021
FIA FORMULA Eround 3  Rome ePrixSaturday, April 10th 20212020/21 ABB FIA FORMULA E WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPDRIVER STANDINGS Sam Bird    Jaguar Racing   more >>
Strong qualifying for Porsche at European opener, race result falls short of expectations
10.04.2021
Rome E-Prix, Race 3 of the ABB FIA Formula E World ChampionshipSaturday, April 10th  2021A turbulent European opener for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship: The gripping and eventful third round of the season on the street circuit in R more >>
Jean-Eric Vergne takes victory in action packed Rome ePrix
10.04.2021
DS TECHEETAH's Jean-Éric Vergne took the 10th win of his Formula E career in Round 3 of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Rome.FAST FACTS- DS TECHEETAH's Jean-Éric Vergne took the 10th more >>
The new DS E-Tense FE21 writes history in Rome by winning its debut ePrix with Jean-Eric Vergne
10.04.2021
There couldn’t have been a better debut for the new DS E-TENSE FE21, as Jean-Éric Vergne took it to the highest step of the podium in its first-ever race in Rome today. It was a very closely fought E-Prix on the revamped and extended more >>
TAG Heuer and Porsche Ambassador Patrick Dempsey attends ABB FIA Formula E World Championship for Rome ePrix
10.04.2021
- Hot off the set of Devils Season 2, Patrick Dempsey returned to the Formula E paddock on Saturday 10 April, hosted by partners TAG Heuer and Porsche  - Accomplished racing driver and a-list actor Dempsey took to the track at the wheel of fully-electric sports c more >>
Disappointing race for the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team in Rome
10.04.2021
Formula E: Rome E-Prix 2021 - Round 1  Stoffel Vandoorne and Nyck de Vries out of luck in action-packed debut for the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team on the streets of Rome, as both drivers are forced to retire more >>
Lucas di Grassi the tragic hero in the Rome E-Prix
10.04.2021
Victory narrowly missed:  Brazilian retires five minutes before the end while leading the race        René Rast moves up from 20th on the grid to sixth        Custom more >>
Maximilian Günther ninth in Rome - race debut for the new FIA Formula E Safety Car
10.04.2021
Action-packed first day of racing at the Rome E-Prix (ITA): Maximilian Günther (GER) in the points as he finishes ninth at the third race of the season in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Jake Dennis (GBR) escaped a spectacular accident at the end of the first training session without injury but retired from the race early after a collision. The MINI Electric Pacesetter insp more >>
Rome ePrix Race classification - Vergne takes victory ahead of Bird and Evans
10.04.2021
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix 2021 round 2Saturday, April 10th 2021    #25 Jean-Éric Vergne DS TECHEETAH takes victory ahead of #10 Sam Bird Jaguar Racing and  teammate #20 Mitch Evans more >>
Rome ePrix Superpole - Guenther ahead of de Vries and teammate Vandoorne, livestream
10.04.2021
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix 2021 round 2Saturday, April 10th 2021livestream on Formula E Youtube channelMaximilian Guenther, BMW i Andretti #28 more >>
Rome ePrix Qualifying classification - Rowland beats Lotterer and Vandoorne, livestream
10.04.2021
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix 2021 round 2Saturday, April 10th 2021livestream on Formula E Youtube channel#22 Oliver Rowland Ni more >>
Rome ePrix Free Practice 2 classification - Guenther ahead of de Vries and Vandoorne, livestream
10.04.2021
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix 2021 round 2Saturday, April 10th 2021livestream on Formula E Youtube channelMaximilian Guenther ( more >>
Rome ePrix Free Practice 1 classification, Di Grassi ahead of Vandoorne and Frijns, livestream
10.04.2021
FIA FORMULA ERome ePrix 2021 round 2Saturday, April 10th 2021livestream on Formula E Youtube channel more >>
Rome ePrix timeschedule
09.04.2021
FIA Formula ERome ePrix 202110-11 April 2021   Saturday 10 April, 2021Practice 108:00 - 08:4501:00 : 01:45 (CDT)Practice 2 more >>
Rome E-Prix preview - All-electric racing returns to Rome for double the action on April 10 and 11
08.04.2021
- ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to Italian capital - Updated track layout second-longest in Formula E history with high-speed runs and tight, complex sections and more opportunities for overtaking  - Find out where to watch the Rome E-Prix this weekend more >>
Formula E and UNICEF launch multi-year partnership to help children
08.04.2021
...through Unicef's new Safe and Healthy Environment Fund- Formula E is the first global sports organisation to partner with UNICEF on climate change  - Over three years, Formula E will contribute to improving the wellbeing of three million ch more >>
Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team was gearing up for its first competitive visit to Rome
08.04.2021
Roman debut: Six weeks on from the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship season opener, the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team is heading to Rome.   Next weekend (10/11 April), rounds three and four of the all-electric r more >>
Pascal Wehrlein quotes ahead of Rome ePrix
06.04.2021
Pascal Wehrlein, Porsche works driver (#99)   You tackled your first race for Porsche from the first grid row. How much has this inspired you?“As a newcomer to the team, having a good start was p more >>
André Lotterer quotes ahead of Rome ePrix
06.04.2021
André LottererPorsche works driver (#36)You have fond memories of Rome, it’s always been good turf for you. How motivating is that?“It’s of course a great feeling to return to a racetrack where you’ve been s more >>
TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team aims to build on positive season-opener in Rome ePrix
06.04.2021
Preview: Rome E-Prix, Races 3 and 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E World ChampionshipAfter the season kicked off with two spectacular night races in Diriyah, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship heads to Rome on 10/11 April. Given the limited travel op more >>
Q&A: Amiel Lindesay, Porsche Head of Operations Formula E
06.04.2021
What insights will you take to Rome from the season opener in Diriyah?   “We kicked off the season well in Diriyah. Still, there were a few things that we needed to sort out. The energy management was definitely not ideal. In certain more >>

Kategorien

2001-2021 automobilsport.com full copyright