HWA RACELAB in the points again at its home E-Prix in Berlin

HWA RACELAB finished in the points for the fourth Formula E race in a row in Berlin. Stoffel Vandoorne claimed a top-ten finish at the German team's home E-Prix. The Belgian, who has emerged as a real crowd favourite (10x Fanboost in 10 races), came home fifth in excellent weather and track conditions. His team-mate Gary Paffett was 16th. Race ten of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship followed a strong start to the weekend from HWA RACELAB, with both Venturi VFE05 qualifying for the Super Pole session.

 

  • 5th place for Stoffel Vandoorne, 16th for Gary Paffett
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "I am happy to have scored points for the team again."
  • Gary Paffett: "I was unlucky at the start of the race, and then lacked pace."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "We have very mixed feelings today, as far as the result is concerned."
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HWA RACELAB highly motivated ahead of home race in Berlin

HWA RACELAB is all set for the highlight of its first season in Formula E: The team's home E-Prix in Berlin on Friday and Saturday (24.05 and 25.05). There is great anticipation among the Affalterbach-based outfit ahead of the German round of this season's championship: The run of points finishes in the past three races has given the whole team a big boost. However, different conditions will make for new challenges in Berlin.        

  • Quotes from Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne ahead of the race in Berlin
  • Ulrich Fritz: "We have great plans for Berlin. It will not be easy, but we are looking forward to it."
  • Facts and schedule for the race in Berlin
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Formula 3 race debut for HWA RACELAB in Barcelona

In the FIA Formula 3 Championship season-opener at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain HWA RACELAB completes the first pair of Formula 3 races. Driver Bent Viscaal makes a good start in the new race series with two 13th-place finishes. His team-mate Jake Hughes has bad luck after a promising practice session. Keyvan Andres shows an improved performance in the second race and inspires hope for the future. 

  • Two 13th-place finishes for Bent Viscaal, 17th position and a retirement through no fault of his own for Jake Hughes, 28th and 18th for Keyvan Andres
  • Strong practice performance from Jake Hughes
  • Bent Viscaal: “We are making great progress with the car.”
  • Jake Hughes: “We would have had the pace to reach the podium.”
  • Keyvan Andres: “Mixed feelings after this weekend.”
  • Thomas Strick: “We are right up there in terms of pace.”
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RETROSPECTIVE POINTS AWARD FOR HWA RACELAB AT THE MONACO E-PRIX

Both HWA RACELAB cars finish a tough race in Monaco, with plenty of attacks and on-track contacts. Stoffel Vandoorne is involved in the battle for points throughout the race, just missing out as he finishes in eleventh place. However, two drivers who finish ahead of him are penalised after the race, moving Vandoorne up to ninth. Gary Paffett places twelfth at the ninth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.

  • 9th place for Stoffel Vandoorne, 12th place for Gary Paffett
  • Gary Paffett: "It was a case of staying clear of trouble."
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "There is not a single spot on my car that was not hit."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Happy we finished the race without any crashes."
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HWA RACELAB set for Formula 3 debut in Barcelona

The opening round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain heralds a new era for HWA AG. The company from Affalterbach is set to make its first appearance with its own team in a Formula 3 race. HWA RACELAB lines up with three cars in the new junior series, which shares the bill with the Formula 1 World Championship.

  • First of eight race weekends in the new FIA Formula 3 Championship
  • Promising test results for drivers Viscaal, Hughes and Andres
  • Ulrich Fritz: "The whole team is highly motivated!"
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