Sam Bird
May 13

Formula E: Bird and Alguersuari to drive for Virgin Racing

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Virgin Racing, one of ten teams signed to compete in the inaugural Formula E series, revealed the names of its two drivers on Tuesday.

Former driver will team with Former driver Jaime Alguersuari at Virgin Racing to compete in the ten races that will form the inaugural Formula E 2014-2015 season.

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Apr 1

Formula E: Interview with Virgin Racing team principal

Virgin Racing will be one of ten teams in the inaugural season of Formula E, which will be broadcast LIVE on Fox Sports 1 beginning in September at Beijing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

will be one of ten teams in the inaugural season of , which will be broadcast LIVE on Fox Sports 1 beginning in September at Beijing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Virgin Racing made the record books in 2012 when it became the first F1 car to be developed using computational fluid dynamics.

With Formula E being a major step with regards to technical innovation, it was no surprise to see Virgin catch onto the bandwagon, being one of ten teams fielding two cars during the series’ inaugural season.

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Mar 20

Former F1 drivers express interest in Formula E

Jarno Trulli, Nick Heifeld, Jermoe d'Ambrosio and Sam Bird joined the Formula E Drivers' Club Wednesday. (Photos: Getty Images)

, Nick Heifeld, Jermoe d’Ambrosio and joined the Drivers’ Club Wednesday. (Photos: Getty Images)

Former drivers Jarno Trulli, Jerome d’Ambrosio, , and six-time race winner Sam Bird, have added their names to the Formula E Drivers’ Club.

In September, when FIA’s new electric racing series kicks off, 20 drivers will take to the Beijing street circuit, with only Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt having confirmed rides. However, the ever-growing pool of drivers that the teams will have to choose from continues to boast some impressive names.

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