Formula-E London ePrix: The thrills and the twists

Sport News 24/7 By Noy Shani  @NoyShani  @TLE_Sport This weekend a new champion was born and many more fans were won over as the inaugural season of Formula-E reached its culmination in a thrilling double bill in Battersea Park, London.  The London Economic’s Noy Shani was there to report. I have to admit - I am not a typical motorsport fan.  Watching cars go round, over and over again, was never my thing, but the buzz that was created around the...

Electricity is in the air – Formula E and the Battersea Park dispute

By Noy Shani  @NoyShani  @TLE_Sport This year is set to be a year of key sporting events.  The Cricket World Cup is lurking around the corner, England is hosting the prestigious Rugby World Cup in September and London will host the ninth and final round of the FIA Formula E 2014/2015 series on June 27th. The proposed location for the race, Battersea Park, has already managed to upset many people despite accruing a lot of supporters at the same time....

e.dams Renault driver Buemi clinches Formula-E victory in Uruguay

Sport News 24/7 By Catherine Dow  @CatDow  @TLE_Sport Sebastien Buemi won this Saturday’s Formula-E race in Punta del Este, Uruguay.  The e.dams Renault driver clinched the victory after capitalising on Jean-Eric Vergne’s suspension struggles.  Buemi fought hard for the win, locking his rears in an attempt to pass Nelson Piquet Jnr. in the early stages.  Later, the Swiss driver cut the chicane fighting to defend against Vergne, but he was gifted the win as the Frenchman developed a suspension issue...

Has Formula One brought itself into disrepute?

Sport News 24/7 By Charles Briscoe-Knight  @TLE_Sport Imagine this situation:  We come to the last lap of the last race in an excruciatingly long Grand Prix season, and Nico Rosberg leads Lewis Hamilton by the length of  spark plug.  Suddenly Rosberg jinks to the left and Hamilton does the opposite.  Rosberg locks up in a blue cloud of Pirelli rubber and spins off, Hamilton clips his rear wing, knocks off his own nose/wing combination which locks underneath his car rendering...