What are the implications of Red Bull signing with someone from outside their drivers’ program?

Sergio Pérez’s signing with Red Bull was confirmed last December 18th. The team has closed their vacancies for 2021 by placing the Mexican as Max Verstappen’s teammate. Alex Albon will now be a test driver.

Although not a surprise, the Red Bull movement creates numerous scenarios in an attempt to explain why it would be right or wrong to downgrade one of their official drivers and bring someone from outside their young drivers’ program to the main team.

In fact, it’s not from today that this program and its conduction have been questioned by the motorsport world. Pointed by many…

A bit more than two months away from the new season beginning, the Formula E grid is almost complete

Teams and drivers changes for Formula E’s 7th season began even before 2019/20 ended. It all started with Pascal Wehrlein surprising everyone by trading Mahindra for Porsche. After him, Sam Bird, Daniel Abt and Alexander Sims were others who moved the chessboard of the series.

The category is in countdown to the pre-season in Valencia (on the end of November), so it is worth seeing how the teams are preparing for the new challenge.

After the turbulence caused by Daniel Abt’s departure, Audi recovered during the final rounds of the season. …

The series evolution ahead of the problems of a challenging year

Weeks after the end of the 2019/20 season, Formula E remains on vacation. So, we still have time to focus on everything that happened during the year and analyze the pros and cons, the good and the bad. Finally, all the lessons we learned from Formula E season six.

We’ve talked a lot about Antonio Félix da Costa’s title, about the Berlin Season Finale, and about the various changes that have happened since last year.

At the end of season five, we made an analysis that included the performance of drivers and teams. We made it again after this season…

The 21-year old Englishwoman is one of the main female names in motorsport at the moment and would be an excellent addition to the electric car competition

During the Formula E season finale in Berlin, a possible vacillating of a Venturi employee generated a small rumor about Jamie Chadwick’s joining the Monegasque team. In a conversation with a foreign website, the employee would have said “Ok, if you need any information about Felipe, Ed, or Jamie, just let me know”. Felipe and Ed, obviously, were Felipe Massa and Edoardo Mortara, but who was Jamie?

The story was told on the Formula E Zone YouTube channel in this video, starting at 10:14. In it, Jack Giordmaina reports that he interviewed Susie Wolff during the Berlin races and that…

Stoffel Vandoorne (Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team) played True or False with me

Tag Heuer Porsche Formula E Team’s Pascal Wehrlein joined me in the True or False game

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