December 6, 2020

Marquardt steps down from BMW Motorsport

This could prelude to a major overhaul within BMW that could see all its factory and customer racing programmes being transferred under its the high-performance M division.This echoes Renault’s move to rebrand its Formula 1 team as Alpine – and return to the Le Mans 24 Hours under the same brand – and Mercedes’ decision to ramp up the involvement of its AMG division in F1.BMW currently …Keep reading …

Cassidy replaces Bird at Virgin FE team for 2020/21

Cassidy, 25, will join Robin Frijns in the Audi customer team’s line-up when the seventh season of the all-electric championship commences next January as part of what is being described as a multi-year agreement.The New Zealander, who has primarily raced for Toyota in Japan since 2016, made his first outing in FE machinery earlier this year during the rookie test in Marrakesh and turned …Keep reading …

Nissan appoints Infiniti chief as motorsport director

Volpe is currently the motorsport and performance projects director at sister brand Infiniti, and he will retain these roles in addition to leading the Nissan racing division.Carcamo has held his role since 2015, including as the marque made its FE debut in 2018 after it bought a stake in e.dams, which had run Renault to the first three teams’ titles.He is moving to Japan as part of a …Keep reading …