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LONDON MAYOR & SAM BIRD MEET PRIMARY SCHOOL AIR QUALITY AMBASSADORS

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan joined Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird in meeting pupils from Sailsbury Primary School today in Newham, East London, as part of a new…

POINTS FINISH FOR SAM BIRD DESPITE DIFFICULT SANTIAGO E-PRIX

TRACK EVOLUTION PLAYS MAJOR ROLE IN QUALIFYING

WHY CHILE IS POWERING THE BATTERY REVOLUTION AND THE PITFALLS THAT LAY AHEAD

There’s no doubt about it. Electric Vehicles are in high demand. According to the IEA Global Electric Vehicle Outlook, sales of new electric cars reached one million units in 2017,…

THE MAN WHO TRAVELLED 7,000 MILES FROM LONDON TO SANTIAGO FOSSIL-FUEL FREE

BLOG: THE DAY WE MET ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL PEOPLE ALIVE

INTERVIEW: SAM BIRD’S SANTIAGO PREVIEW

Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird kept his cool during record-breaking temperatures last year to take the spoils during the sweltering Santiago E-Prix. Now, one year on, the all-electric race…

WATCH: INTERVIEW WITH SAM BIRD & ROBIN FRIJNS

“I DON’T EXPECT AN EASY SEASON” SAYS TEAM MD SYLVAIN FILIPPI

Our Drivers

ROBIN FRIJNS

Robin Frijns is a highly accomplished driver, having won in almost every championship that he's competed in to date. Returning to Formula E with the Envision Virgin Racing team in season five, Robin cemented his racing credentials by securing a race win at a treacherous Paris E-Prix. Ending the season on a high, Frijns won the at finale in New York City and rounded out the season with a fourth-place finish. The Dutchman remains with the team for a second season and is looking to win again in season six.

SAM BIRD

Briton Sam Bird has enjoyed a highly successful career spanning a variety of championships since his karting debut back in 2002. He joined Formula E, and the team, for the inaugural Formula E race in Beijing in 2014 and has competed in every race to date. Bird has proved that he is one of the most competitive out on the track and is one of just two drivers to have recorded victories in every Formula E season. Sam welcomes the return of his home race - the season finale in London - and will be looking to finish on a high, having won in London in a previous season.

Our Team

The Envision Virgin Racing Formula E Team is one of the founding and leading outfits in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship – the electric street racing series and the world’s first fully-electric international single-seater
category.

Owned by leading Chinese digital energy company Envision Group, the team exists to energise the Race Against Climate Change, focusing on accelerating the transition to clean, secure and affordable renewable energy and mass adoption of e-mobility.