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THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

At Envision Virgin Racing, we’re much more than a racing team. We exist to energise the Race Against Climate Change, focusing on accelerating the transition to clean, secure and affordable…

INSIGHT: THE ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE THAT TRAVELLED 1,000 MILES IN 24 HOURS

STEPHEN LANE: THE VOICE OF REASON

INSIGHT: THE ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE THAT TRAVELLED 1,000 MILES IN 24 HOURS

Range anxiety towards electric vehicles is nothing new. Most people still (wrongly) assume that electric cars, and bikes, can’t meet their driving requirements and, aside from the odd one or…

TECH INSIGHTS: RACING WITH ALTITUDE

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

STEPHEN LANE: THE VOICE OF REASON

Every wondered how to become a motorsport race engineer? Or what the job entails? We caught up with the ‘Eyes Forward’ legend and man on the radio to Sam Bird,…

ROBIN FRIJNS DISCUSSES HIS RACE ROUTINE, FAVOURITE CITY AND TOP 5 MUSIC TRACKS

INTERVIEW: SAM BIRD’S SANTIAGO PREVIEW

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.