The Race Formula E Podcast

Get the inside track on all things Formula E with host Andrew van de Burgt and The-Race.com's Formula E journalist Sam Smith. Andrew and Sam regularly get together to discuss all the action on and off-track from each Formula E round, with special guests helping them lift the lid on the series that is bursting with top manufacturers and professional drivers

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Unpicking Mercedes' Berlin domination + the 202...
All the big talking points from the Berlin E-Prix
45 min
2
Monaco E-Prix review - Vandoorne victorious, bu...
Allan McNish on Monaco's big talking points
49 min
3
Rome E-Prix review + Is the Formula E penalty s...
Unpacking Mitch Evans' pair of wins in Italy
58 min
4
Oliver Rowland's new life at Mahindra
New Mahindra signing Oliver Rowland discusses his move to the British based, Indian owned team and his start to the 2022 season
41 min
5
Porsche breaks its duck with a 1-2! Mexico City...
Tag Heuer Porsche development driver Simona de Silvestro joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race FE expert Sam Smith to celebrate the marque's maiden win in an action-packed race in Mexico.
46 min
6
Can Mercedes be stopped? Formula E 2022 season-...
Mercedes dominated the first weekend of the 2022 Formula E season with its own team and customer Venturi. Our special guest Norman Nato has intimate knowledge of that Mercedes from winning in it at Venturi last year and now trying to beat it in his...
62 min
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Season 8 preview with Gary Paffett
Formula E returns with Season 8 - the last for the Gen 2 car. Mercedes EQ team manager Gary Paffett joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race all-electric journeyman Sam Smith to discuss the new qualifying format, who's looking like relegation...
60 min
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Frijns: There are five teams who can win, inclu...
Envision Racing's Robin Frijns joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race FE correspondent Sam Smith to discuss his electric racing career, how the team is working with Audi after its withdrawal from the series, WEC, and his Indycar test. Just don't...
40 min
9
Formula E Season 7: The best bits with Jack Nic...
Formula E commentator Jack Nicholls joins Andrew van de Burgt and Sam Smith to discuss the best moments from Season 7 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Also includes some speculation about a Jag-Merc tie-up, the usual calendar update and...
56 min
10
The bigger picture - interview with FE CEO Jaim...
Formula E CEO Jamie Reigle joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race FE man in the know Sam Smith to discuss the transition to world championship status, the new Gen 3 car, how Formula E could evolve in the future and whether there's any chance of...
65 min
11
More than just a race - the inside line on Vanc...
Vancouver will make its debut on the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship schedule next season, but this event will be more than just a race. Joining host Sam Smith to explain the ambitious plans is the race promoter chairman Matthew Carter
32 min
12
Unpredictable; Polemic; Fab! Season 7 review wi...
Dario Franchitti joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E main man Sam Smith to look back at Season 7 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Among the discussion points are Allan McNish running, Max Guenther's age and whether the rulebook...
85 min
13
Interview with the first Formula E World Champi...
The first-ever ABB FIA Formula E World Champion, Nyck de Vries, joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's FE expert Sam Smith to look back at his championship-winning season, how he celebrated the title and those F1 rumours...
44 min
14
"This is unbelievable!" - how the FE title was ...
The first Formula E World Champion was crowned in Tempelhof after a frankly unbelievable start to the second race in which three contenders were eliminated before a racing lap was completed. Host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E...
43 min
15
The Formula E Powerlist
The Formula E Powerlist - Presented by NEOM - runs through the top 25 most influential people in the all-electric single-seater series. With help from Stoffel Vandoorne, Ian James and NEOM's Neal Coupland, host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's...
66 min
16
Inside out! Smash and grab London E-Prix review
Host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E correspondent Sam Smith are joined by Andretti Autosport Team Principal Roger Griffiths to discuss the first races at ExCeL, some controversial Audi tactics, FE's first indoor/outdoor tracks, and some...
51 min
17
Heroes and Zeroes - the New York E-Prix had it all
DS Techeetah sporting director James Rossiter joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E expert Sam Smith to discuss the goings-on in the New York E-Prix, including a mixed bag of results for previous champ Jean-Eric Vergne, Nissan's...
50 min
18
Porsche penalties, di Grassi's gain - Mexico E-...
Le Mans winner Neel Jani joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's Formula E expert Sam Smith to discuss the Puebla double-header, including Pascal Wehrlein's penalty misery, Lucas di Grassi's first win in ages, and Edo Mortara's first win on the...
45 min
19
Mega Monaco EPrix review with Jerome D'Ambrosio
Venturi deputy team principal Jerome D'Ambrosio joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race FE correspondent to discuss Formula E's first race around the full Monaco circuit. It was a fantastic race with a last-lap pass for the lead, and it finally...
34 min
20
Valencia's final-lap farce
NIO333 reserve Adam Carroll joins Andrew van de Burgt and Sam Smith to discuss Formula E's first race on a wholly permanent race track, including how Race One ended in farce, MercedesEQ's ominous form and Jake Dennis's big breakthrough - as well as...
59 min
21
Rome wasn't raced in a day
The Rome double header provided the usual Formula E mix of the sublime and the ridiculous, liberally sprinkled with great racing and big crashes. Andrew van de Burgt and Sam Smith take a look back at all the key talking points - and try to remember...
50 min
22
Formula E back with a bang! Sparks fly under th...
ABB FIA Formula E returned as a World Championship with its first ever night race. The Race's technical editor Peter McCool joins host Andrew van de Burgt and FE correspondent Sam Smith to discuss proceedings, which include one of the all-time great...
52 min
23
Formula E Season 7 preview with Gary Paffett
Mercedes test and development driver Gary Paffett joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's Formula E correspondent Sam Smith to look ahead to Season 7 of the all-electric series - its first as a world championship
54 min
24
The story of Jaguar Racing in Formula E with Ja...
Jaguar Racing team boss James Barclay joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E expert Sam Smith to discuss Jaguar's Formula E story, how he became a motorsport fan and his stints at Lotus and Bentley - including a famous Le Mans win
44 min
25
Double trouble - FE champ Antonio Felix da Cost...
Season six Formula E champion Antonio Felix da Costa joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E expert Sam Smith to talk about his title win, his move from BMW to DS TECHEETAH, testing an Indycar, how close he came to an FP1 outing at...
46 min
26
A new dawn for Mahindra
New Mahindra signing Alex Lynn and his team boss Dilbagh Gill join host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E correspondent Sam Smith to discuss their hopes and expectations for Season 7. Along the way we talk about Nick Heidfeld's role in...
31 min
27
Nick Cassidy's Formula E rookie challenge
Japanese racing ace Nick Cassidy becomes a part of the Formula E grid next season. He joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's FE expert Sam Smith to discuss his forthcoming adventure with Envision Virgin Racing and his career to date
35 min
28
Formula E Season 6 review with Dario Franchitti
Formula E commentator Dario Franchitti joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's Formula E expert Sam Smith to review the sixth season of the all-electric racing series
38 min
29
A Formula E finale preview with Andre Lotterer ...
Andre Lotterer and Pascal Zurlinden join host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's Formula E guru Sam Smith to discuss Porsche's debut season in the all-electric championship and preview the 'Berlin six' that will bring the sixth season to a close
44 min
30
The story behind the Berlin triple header
Formula E lynchpin Alberto Longo joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race Formula E guru Sam Smith to discuss the Berlin triple-header that brings the curtain down on Season 6 as well as looking ahead to Season 7, potential new races and Gen 3...
33 min
31
The phenomenal rise of TECHEETAH featuring Team...
TECHEETAH team principal Mark Preston joins host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's Formula E correspondent to talk about all things electric including the likelihood of multiple races at Tempelhof, the evolution of Team Aguri into a double title...
46 min
32
FE race director Scot Elkins on the challenges ...
Formula E's race director talks to host Andrew van de Burgt and The Race's FE guru Sam Smith about how to get the series up and running behind closed doors, how he keeps all the drivers happy, his memories of Charlie Whiting and a bit about guitar...
43 min
33
Lucas di Grassi's thoughts on the impact of cor...
Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi has taken to studying the links between air pollution on respiratory disease. With emissions at an all-time low following the COVID-19 induced lock-down, it has allowed him to muse about how motorsport and the motor...
35 min
34
Formula E's OMG moments - chosen by Jack and Sam
Jack Nicholls and Sam Smith dive into Formula E's not-very-deep pool of history to pick out their 'OMG moments' from the championship's existence so far. We won't give too much away, but look out for previously untold behind the scenes stories from...
39 min
35
Which races could still happen? Plus Gen3 car l...
Jack Nicholls and Sam Smith bring you up to speed with all the latest goings on in the world of Formula E. The championship was one of the first racing series to put its season on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, and we take a look at which races...
35 min
36
The target Mercedes and Porsche are aiming at
All eyes have been on Mercedes and Porsche joining the Formula E field this season, but so far the new German powerhouses are being shown how it's done by some of their established rivals. Jack Nicholls and Sam Smith reflect on what we've seen so far...
36 min
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Welcome to our new Formula E podcast!
Our brand new Formula E podcast launches with a short chat between Jack Nicholls and Sam Smith about what makes the all-electric series so exciting, and how their own connections with it started off. Make sure you subscribe to this feed so you don't...
5 min