Setback for HWA RACELAB at the Sanya E-Prix

Following its recent upturn in fortunes in Hong Kong, HWA RACELAB endured a disappointing weekend at round six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Sanya, China. Neither Stoffel Vandoorne nor Gary Paffett were able to finish the race.

  • Retirements for Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne
  • Gary Paffett: "A really disappointing day."
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "It has been a difficult weekend for the team."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "It is bitterly disappointing, but that is racing."
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HWA RACELAB makes successful start to new era at the official Formula 3 tests

For the past two days, HWA AG has taken on a new challenge at Circuit Paul Ricard in France: The HWA RACELAB team attended the first official tests ahead of the new, international 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship.

  • Drivers Bent Viscaal, Jake Hughes and Keyvan Andres complete 249 laps
  • Jake Hughes clocks fourth fastest time of the session on Thursday afternoon
  • Thomas Strick: "We are pleased to be part of this exciting series."
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HWA RACELAB out to build on Hong Kong success in Sanya

HWA RACELAB heads to round six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with its first points in the bag. The team goes into this Saturday's race, in the Chinese city of Sanya, full of a new-found confidence.

  • Quotes from Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne ahead of the race in Sanya
  • Ulrich Fritz: "I feel we are capable of springing a surprise or two."
  • Facts and schedule for the E-Prix in Sanya
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First pole position and points for HWA RACELAB in Hong Kong

The 50th E-Prix in Hong Kong was a day of highs and lows for HWA RACELAB, although the team did achieve a number of successes. The new Formula E team not only secured its first pole position in race number five of the season, but also scored its first points.

  • Vandoorne earns maiden pole position for HWA RACELAB
  • First points In the ABB FIA Formula E Championship
  • 8th place for Gary Paffett, technical issue forces Stoffel Vandoorne to retire
  • Gary Paffett: "I am generally very happy with this weekend."
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "We have shown what we are capable of." 
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Feels good to know that we are improving from race to race."
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HWA RACELAB aiming for a smooth race day in Hong Kong

A positive attitude is propelling the highly-motivated HWA RACELAB team towards the fifth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, which will take place this coming Sunday in Hong Kong. The official test drives after the race in Mexico proved very useful and the team now has reason to hope for an improved performance at the upcoming E-Prix.

  • Comments from Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne ahead of the race in in Hong Kong
  • Ulrich Fritz: “Our priority is to experience a weekend free of incidents.”
  • Facts and schedule for the E-Prix in Hong Kong
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