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Record-breaking calendar and new major shareholder announced – RacingNews365 FE Review

Check out the biggest Formula E stories from the past week with the RacingNews365 FE Review.

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The 2024/25 Formula E calendar has been revealed following approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council on Tuesday, with it consisting of a record-breaking 17 races.

Several Formula E favourites have remained, whilst there are also new venues on the biggest calendar in the championship's history. 

READ MORE: Formula E reveals record-breaking calendar as new American race confirmed

Formula E makes major shareholder announcement

Formula E has announced that Liberty Global will acquire Warner Bros. Discovery's shares in the all-electric championship, making it the sport's majority shareholder.

Upon completion of acquiring the shares, Liberty Global's stake in the series will increase to 65%, making it the all-electric series' controlling shareholder. 

READ MORE: Formula E makes major shareholder announcement

			© Sam Bagnall / Formula E
	© Sam Bagnall / Formula E

Why six F1 clashes could work for Formula E

On Tuesday afternoon, the FIA unveiled the 2024/25 Formula E calendar, following approval by its World Motor Sport Council.

Formula E's 11th season, which will kickstart on December 7 in São Paulo, is record-breaking as it consists of 17 races. It is the longest calendar in the sport's history and will see the championship visit 11 different cities across the globe. 

READ MORE: Why six F1 clashes could work for Formula E

Exclusive: De Vries 'didn't feel monkey' after breaking important duck

Nyck de Vries exclusively told RacingNews365 that he "didn't really feel" like he had a monkey on his back, prior to scoring his first points of the Formula E season recently in Shanghai.

The Season 7 world champion has endured a difficult return to the category following his F1 spell with AlphaTauri, but is starting to find his groove again. 

READ MORE: Exclusive: De Vries 'didn't feel monkey' after breaking important duck

			© Mahindra Racing
	© Mahindra Racing

Jaguar on the brink of Formula E history: 'It will mean a lot'

Mitch Evans has revealed that "it will mean a lot" to himself and the entire factory Jaguar outfit, should they eclipse the record for most points in a single season.

The New Zealander has been with the Coventry-based team since its first day in Formula E back in 2016, and has lived through every single one of the side's highs and lows.

READ MORE: Jaguar on the brink of Formula E history: 'It will mean a lot'

Why Monaco is set to showcase F1 is the problem

Monaco is set to showcase that Formula 1 is to blame for boring races, rather than the legendary Circuit de Monaco.

Several drivers insisted after the recent Monaco Grand Prix that changes need to be made to make the race more exciting, following just four overtakes across the 78-lap race. 

READ MORE: Why Monaco is set to showcase F1 is the problem

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