ds virgin racing team formula e

DS Virgin Racing Formula E Team

Driver Standings, Team & Car Info

Season 1Sam BirdJaime AlguersuariFabio Leimer
Race 1311
Race 219
Race 3Ret5
Race 474
Race 5811
Race 6Ret8
Race 74Ret
Race 8812
Race 9Ret13
Race 10614
Race 111Ret

The Franchise

Virgin team participated in Season 1 as Virgin Racing with a Spark-Renault SRT-01E. In season 2 the franchise partnered with Citroen’s luxury brand, DS Automobiles to form the DS Virgin Racing team.


DS Virgin Racing Formula E Team


Sam Bird. Born January 9, 1987. British, Season 1 to 3

José María López. Born April 26,1983, Nickname – Pechito. Joined in 3rd Season

Season 2 Driver -Jean-Éric Vergne (French)

Season 1 Driver -Jaime Alguersuari (Spanish)

Season 1 Driver – Fabio Leimer (Swiss)


Richard Branson – Owner

Alex Tai, team Principal

Xavier Mestalon Pinon, Head of Performance


Virgin DSV-01

Max power (limited): 200 kW (268 hp)

Single Speed Transmission Direct Drive

2 Yasa dual electric motors

Push-to-Pass: Additional 30 kW (40 hp)

Motor Weight: 26 kg

Season 2Sam BirdJean-Eric Vergne
Race 1712
Race 22Ret
Race 3Ret7
Race 4111
Race 5616
Race 6613
Race 762
Race 8115
Race 973
Race 10Ret8

Season 3Sam BirdJ.LopezA. Lynn
Race 113DNF
Race 2210
Race 3616
Race 436
Race 6162
Race 774
Race 875
Race 91DNF
Race 101DNF
Race 115DNF
Race 1243


2016 Week 40 - Race 1

1. The Formula E Season 3 kicked off in Hong Kong today with a lucky win for 2-time team champions, Renault e.dams. The winners of the previous two seasons qualified in 6th position, but after a crash by DS Virgin’s Jose Maria Lopez forced race leader Nelson Piquet into evasive action providing Renault’s Sebastien Buemi an opportunity. The next event is in 33 days in Marrakesh, Morocco.

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