NIO Formula E Team

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United Kingdom NIO Formula E Team
NIO (Automobilhersteller) logo.svg
Founded2014
BaseOxford, UK
Team principal(s)Gerry Hughes
Current seriesFormula E
Noted driversFrance Charles Pic
United Kingdom Oliver Turvey
Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr.
Italy Luca Filippi
France Tom Dillmann
Current driversFrance Tom Dillmann
United Kingdom Oliver Turvey
Drivers'
Championships
FIA Formula E:
2014–15: Nelson Piquet Jr.
Websitehttps://www.nio.io/formulae/
NIO F-E team logo
2017-2018 season NIO Formula E Team car

The NIO Formula E Team is a British motor racing team currently competing in the FIA Formula E Championship, an electric racing series. The team is owned by NIO and based in Oxford, UK.

The NIO Formula E Team, previously known as China Racing Formula E Team and NEXTEV TCR Formula E Team, has participated in the FIA Formula E Championship ever since its inaugural season (2014), winning the first FIA Formula E Drivers' Championship with Nelson Piquet Jr.[1]

History[edit]

2014-2015 Inaugural season[edit]

NIO first joined the Formula E championship series in its inaugural 2014–2015 season with their counterpart formerly known as China Racing Formula E Team. For the season, the team had Ho-Pin Tung and Charles Pic drive the #88 car, and Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet Jr. drive the #99 car. They team went on to win the inaugural FIA Formula E Drivers' Championship in July 2015 with Nelson Piquet Jr., and also winning two races, the 2015 Long Beach ePrix and the 2015 Moscow ePrix.

2015-2016 Second season[edit]

The second season in the Formula E, allowed teams to be able to develop new powertrains for the season. The team used its own NextEV chassis and powertrains for the season.

Results[edit]

Year Chassis Tyres No. Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Points T.C.
2014–15 Spark-Renault SRT 01E M BEI PUT PDE BUE MIA LBH MON BER MSC LON 152 4th
88 China Ho-Pin Tung 16 11 11
Spain Antonio García 11 19
France Charles Pic 17 16 8 15*
United Kingdom Oliver Turvey 9 9
99 Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr. 8 Ret 2 3 5 1 3 4 1 5 7
2015–16 Spark-NextEV TCR FormulaE 001 M BEI PUT PDE BUE MEX LBH PAR BER LON 19 9th
1 Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr. 15† 8 15† 12 13 Ret Ret 13 12 9
88 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey 6 Ret 12 9 11 12 13 12 15† 10
2016–17 Spark-NextEV FormulaE 002 M HKG MAR BUE MEX MON PAR BER NYC MTL 59 6th
3 Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr. 11 16 5 9 4 7 12 12 11 16 13 16
88 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey 8 7 9 Ret 13 12 10 9 6 14 15 17
2017–18 Spark-NextEV NIO Sport 003 M HKG MAR SAN MEX PDE ROM PAR BER ZÜR NYC 47 8th
16 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey 16 6 Ret 16 2 7 12 7 5 9 DNS
China Ma Qinghua 13
68 Italy Luca Filippi 10 Ret 16 12 14 13 13 17 Ret 15 Ret
China Ma Qinghua 17
2018–19 Spark-NIO Sport 004 M ADR MAR SAN MEX HKG SNY ROM PAR MON BER BRN NYC 6* 10th*
8 France Tom Dillmann 14 17 Ret 15 12 12 15
16 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey 13 16 8 12 9 11 13

* Season still in progress.
† – Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed ~90% of the race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NIO - NEXTEV TCR wins the Drivers Title in the first Formula E Championship ever". www.nio.io. Retrieved 2017-02-23.

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