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Rosenqvist wins second Hong Kong race after Abt disqualification

Spins and disqualifications for second round

Sidepodcast: Rosenqvist wins second Hong Kong race after Abt disqualification

by Christine

Felix Rosenqvist earned himself pole position for the second race in Hong Kong, but the Mahindra driver spun on the first lap and dropped himself down to 11th place. That was after a safety car start, where the cars trawled around for one lap due to a failure of the starting lights. The action got going, but wasn't as frantic as yesterday's race thanks to the extra laps and fuel saving required.

Sam Bird takes victory in opening Hong Kong race

Early red flag delays action

Sidepodcast: Sam Bird takes victory in opening Hong Kong race

by Christine

Jean-Éric Vergne had pole position for the first round of the 2017/18 Formula E season, but he lost out to Sam Bird after an early red flag period halted the race. The front runners got through the first few corners cleanly but at the back, Lotterer hit the barriers and caused a four-car traffic jam as the others couldn't get past.

Agag warns Formula E could leave UK due to Brexit tax concerns

Political concerns could move headquarters

Sidepodcast: Agag warns Formula E could leave UK due to Brexit tax concerns

by Christine

CEO of Formula E, Alejandro Agag, has warned that he may be forced to take the sport out of the UK overnight if the Brexit deal isn't satisfactory in terms of tax and employment clauses. He said: "We have a lot of expats that work in the company, and a lot of our contracts come from the European Union in terms of sponsorship, so if there is not a deal in terms of tax and employment, we will leave."

HUGO BOSS announce partnership with Formula E, after dropping Mercedes F1

New sponsors for trackside banner and clothing

Sidepodcast: HUGO BOSS announce partnership with Formula E, after dropping Mercedes F1

by Christine

This is It Only Takes E Minute – keeping you up to date with the FIA’s electric racing series, Formula E. Today, Formula E organisers launched their new partnership with global fashion designer HUGO BOSS, ahead of the upcoming season that kicks off in Hong Kong in December. HUGO BOSS are sponsoring the sport with trackside banners, and will stick their logo on Formula E staff uniforms, as well as the demo car itself.