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SEASON SUSPENDED

Formula E and the FIA have announced that the 2019/20 season will be temporarily suspended for a two-month period, considering the challenge the current health crisis poses to the organisation of events in city-centres.

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Bright Spark Round 5 Report

Testing, testing 1-2-3... The opportunity to get valuable data in Marrakesh at the rookie test last Sunday was lapped up (in all senses) by the Mahindra Racing engineering team. Our resident Bright Spark explains the key aims and objectives of the test, which took place with drivers Sam Dejonghe and Pipo Derani at the wheel of the two M6Electro cars.

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2020 Marrakesh E-Prix Review

Mahindra Racing headed to Marrakesh for the fifth round of the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship, which took place today. After winning the race in the past two seasons with Felix Rosenqvist (2018) and Jérôme D’Ambrosio (2019), the team headed to its happy hunting ground in search of a hat-trick.

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The Romance of Racing

In our recent podcast, ‘The Romance of Racing’, we brought together four people in love; in love with racing! Nicki Shields hosts, with an epic line-up of special guests: The Racing Driver, The Romance Novelist and The Movie Producer. Nick Heidfeld, author Paige Toon and producer of ‘Senna’ Manish Pandey got together to discuss their love for the magical world of motor racing.

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RETURNING TO A HAPPY HUNTING GROUND

Mahindra Racing returns to its happy hunting ground for round five of the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship on Saturday 29 February after the squad became the only team to make four consecutive Super Pole appearances in Season 6 last time out in Mexico. Following the Marrakesh E-Prix, the team is also pleased to announce it will be running Pipo Derani and its Reserve and Simulator driver Sam Dejonghe in the rookie test on Sunday 1 March.

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RACE TO ROAD PARTNERSHIP

Mahindra Racing and Automobili Pininfarina are delighted to announce the strengthening of their partnership as they commit to developing new technologies aimed at advancing the world of high-performance electric mobility. The two companies will collaborate on the transfer of motorsport principles and technologies from the race track to the road, in order for Automobili Pininfarina to produce the most sustainable and luxurious electric vehicles in the world.

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Bright Spark Round 4 Report

Motorsport has always seen great fluctuations in fortunes; from joy to despair, from glory to adversity. It is all part of the rich fabric of why we love it so much. At Mexico City last weekend Mahindra Racing experienced the full range of emotions. A technical challenge was met with preparation, anticipation and fortitude as the team were tested on every level. All this meant that our resident engineering guru was on maximum alert to ensure that the adversity was overcome and that a true ‘Miracle in Mexico’ could be made reality.

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2020 Mexico City E-Prix Review

The fourth race of the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship took place today in Mexico City. After starting from the back of the grid due to incurring pre-race penalties, both Mahindra Racing drivers showed incredible comeback skills to claw back a combined 28 positions, with Pascal picking up two points for finishing ninth and Jérôme collecting the final point for tenth.

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READY TO GO IN MEXICO

Round four of the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship will take place in Mexico City on Saturday 15 February at the modified 2.606km Autodrómo Hermanos Rodríguez. Mahindra Racing’s Pascal Wehrlein and Jerome D’Ambrosio will be in action for the squad in the #94 and #64 M6Electro’s, with their objectives set firmly on building on the team’s performance so far this season as the all-electric racing series moves to the Americas.

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Bright Spark Round 3 Report

One word sums up the preparation to manage the infamous Chilean heat in Santiago last weekend: simulation. Dozens of hours of simulation work at Mahindra’s bespoke on-site ‘Driver in the loop’ simulator prepared the Mahindra team to the max as thermal management allied to extracting the best from the M6Electro powertrain in the demanding conditions. We threw a paper cup of chilled water over our resident tech guru The Bright Spark, cooled him down and asked him all about how getting the car and systems chilly in Chile was the overriding theme last Saturday.

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