Following an upward trend: HWA RACELAB looking to back up positive developments from Chile in Mexico

HWA RACELAB has gained plenty of experience in the first three races of the ABB FIA Formula E season. The new team from Affalterbach enjoyed its first partial success in qualifying at the latest event in Chile. The goal for race four of the season, in Mexico City on 16th February, is now to achieve a positive result in the race itself. 

  • Quotes from Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne ahead of the race in Mexico
  • Ulrich Fritz: "We have taken a step forward in all areas."
  • Facts and schedule for the Mexico City E-Prix
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HWA RACELAB in Santiago out of luck again

HWA RACELAB driver Stoffel Vandoorne was unable to capitalise on a strong qualifying performance in round three of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Santiago, Chile. He damaged his car in the race and was forced to retire from the E-Prix. As such, the new team failed to complete its goal of completing the full race distance with both cars for the first time.

  • 14th place for Gary Paffett, retirement for Stoffel Vandoorne
  • Gary Paffett: "We completed the full race and gained more experience."
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "It is a great shame, as we were in a position to score points today."
  • Ulrich Fritz: "We witnessed both highs and lows today."
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Santiago E-Prix poses the next challenge for HWA RACELAB

After races in Arabia and Africa, HWA RACELAB now heads to South America for round three of the ABB FIA Formula E season. The fledgling Formula E team's goal for the race in Santiago, Chile, on 26th January is to complete the full race with both cars and to gain more valuable experience in the process.

  • Quotes from Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne ahead of the race in Chile
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Our goal is to finish the race with both cars."
  • Facts and itinerary for the Santiago E-Prix
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Dismal day for HWA RACELAB at the Marrakesh E-Prix

Round two of the ABB FIA Formel E Championship ended with two retirements for HWA RACELAB. Both Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne had struggled with technical issues during qualifying at the Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan in Morocco. In the race itself, the fightback came to an abrupt end on lap one: a collision involving both drivers brought their race to a premature end.

  • Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne fail to finish 
  • Gary Paffett: "It is a case of mixed feelings after the race here in Marrakesh - ultimately, however, it has been a frustrating day."
  • Stoffel Vandoorne: "That was very disappointing, but we will look to bounce back in Santiago.”
  • Ulrich Fritz: "Everyone has worked so hard in recent weeks, but they were not rewarded for their efforts today."
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