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For­mula E boss Ale­jan­dro Agag is tar­get­ing a race in New York for the third sea­son of the all-elec­tric cham­pi­onship. He is cur­rently work­ing on the 2016/17 cal­en­dar, which could fea­ture up to 12 rounds, al­though some of the ex­ist­ing venues could be at risk of be­ing dropped. Po­ten­tial new races in Canada, Aus­tralia and Switzer­land have been dis­cussed… World Tour­ing Car cham­pion Jose Maria Lopez would con­sider switch­ing to For­mula E when Citroen halts its tin-top pro­gramme. The Ar­gen­tine came close to mak­ing a shock de­but in Buenos Aires as DS Vir­gin driver Jean-eric Vergne suf­fered from food poi­son­ing. “It’s [For­mula E] some­thing I like be­cause of the level of the driv­ers, there are a lot of driv­ers I know and they race in very nice cities,” he said… GP2 cham­pion Stof­fel Van­doorne will race in Ja­pan’s Su­per For­mula se­ries this year with the Honda-pow­ered Dan­de­lion team that he tested with last year. The Bel­gian had pre­vi­ously said that rac­ing in the cat­e­gory would help him keep “race sharp” while wait­ing for an F1 seat… GP3 run­ner-up Luca Ghiotto will grad­u­ate to GP2 with Tri­dent this year. The Ital­ian won five races last sea­son… Denny Ham­lin held off Joey Logano to win NAS­CAR’S Sprint Un­lim­ited ex­hi­bi­tion race at Day­tona last week­end. The Joe Gibbs Rac­ing driver was one of just eight to fin­ish the race af­ter three multi-car crashes wiped out much of the 25-car field…

World tour­ing car champ Lopez would like For­mula E seat

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