Formula E unveils Miami street circuit. What circuit would you like to see?

October 23rd, 2014 by

miami_track_newsThis week, Formula E revealed the layout for it’s Miami EPrix and it has had some mixed reactions from fans on social media.

Produced by leading track design company Ayesa, it is the setting for the fifth race in the inaugural Formula E season and the first of two events in the US.  With eight turns, the 2.17km circuit is located in Downtown Miami, Florida, along Biscayne Bay.

Formula E will be bringing some spectacular street racing in some of the worlds most iconic cities as the season rages on but the electric racing series has the potential to explore even more exciting ventures.   Here at Motorsport in Pubs we’d like to make some suggestions.   (more…)

The best of Valentino Rossi

September 16th, 2014 by

46rossi_yfr_editorial_use_pictures(2)_originalOn Sunday, the legendary Valentino Rossi showed he’s still a winner in MotoGP but did you know that San Marino was his first win in 15 months?  

After a tough couple of years with Ducati, and Yamaha struggling to match the pace of Honda, it was a pleasure seeing the 7-times premier class world champ back on top. (more…)

Opinion: Is Formula E about to cause an electric storm?

September 2nd, 2014 by

Formula E is go!

On 13th September the all-electric FIA Formula E championship will begin with its inaugural Beijing EPrix.  Are we seeing the beginnings of an electric motor sport revolution? 

I was privileged to attend the Formula E test at Donington Park in August and want to share with you some of my thoughts on the new series.

Formula E’s first season will consist of 10 rounds, taking place on street circuits in high profile cities around the world.  With places like Beijing, Berlin, Monaco and London on it’s list, the new series is aiming to make a big impact on the world motor sport stage.

There are 10 teams. Not amateur set up’s either, Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin team is there along with names like Andretti Autosport and Venturi Racing (financed by Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio). (more…)

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