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Returning to The Great Game in Venice - What are the Rules?

Line to enter Cartier-Bresson exhibit in the lobby of Palazzo Grassi - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) What is life like inside Venice, Italy these days? It depends on which section of town you go to, and at what time of day. It depends on whether you talk to someone who owns an eatery, or rows a sandola, or works in a hotel, or someone whose livelihood does not depend on the tourist industry. It depends on what your interests are. Some people think Venice has never been more beauti...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Austria, United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Cinderella, Venice, Venice Italy, Cartier Bresson, Henri Cartier Bresson, Palazzo Grassi, Grassi, Veneto Region, Cat Bauer, Cat Bauer in Venice Blog


Returning to The Great Game in Venice

Line to enter Cartier-Bresson exhibit in the lobby of Palazzo Grassi - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) What is life like inside Venice, Italy these days? It depends on which section of town you go to, and at what time of day. It depends on whether you talk to someone who owns an eatery, or rows a sandola, or works in a hotel, or someone whose livelihood does not depend on the tourist industry. It depends on what your interests are. Some people think Venice has never been more beauti...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Austria, United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Cinderella, Venice, Venice Italy, Cartier Bresson, Henri Cartier Bresson, Palazzo Grassi, Grassi, Veneto Region, Cat Bauer, Cat Bauer in Venice Blog


Rast joins at Audi Formula E team full-time alongside di Grassi for 2020-21

Double DTM champion Rene Rast has been signed full-time by the Audi Formula E team to contest the 2020-21 season alongside Lucas di Grassi
Tags: Sport, Rast, Rene Rast, Grassi, FE, Autosport, Audi Formula E


Airbnb nears IPO as Asana and Palantir land their direct listings

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here. The going has not always been easy but the tech IPOs keep coming. Airbnb itself is almost here, in what is likely to be the ultimate stock market listing of this dramatic year. After the pandemic triggered mass layoffs for the short-term rental marketplace, it has managed to make up all of the lost ground to pre-pandemic projections, TechCrunch and ot...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Startups, TC, Spotify, Milan, China, India, Softbank, US, Tech, Tesla, Spain, Barcelona, Rome


Hear E-Prix Champion di Grassi on the future of electric motor sports (including scooters)

Lucas di Grassi is returning to TechCrunch’s stage, and we’re going to talk racing electric vehicles. Again. Because electric is the future of motoring including motorsports. There’s a lot to talk about with di Grassi. He’s an outspoken proponent of electric vehicles, previously helping to develop Formula E, push forward the AI racing circuit Roborace, and is now developing an international electric race scooter series. He’s seemingly focused on justifying the benefits of electric vehicles in...
Tags: TC, Tech, Ceo, Artificial Intelligence, United Nations, Un, Self-driving Cars, Formula E, Driver, Latin America, Coo, Alex Wurz, Di Grassi, Grassi, Lucas di Grassi, Racer


Announcing the all new, virtual agenda for TC Sessions: Mobility

TC Sessions: Mobility is back and we’re excited to give the first peek of what and who is coming to the main stage. We’re not revealing everything just yet, but already this agenda highlights some of the best and brightest minds in autonomous vehicles, electrification and shared mobility. Before we get into who is coming, let’s tackle one important change from our 2019 inaugural event: TC Sessions: Mobility will be virtual. Never fear, the virtual version of TC Sessions: Mobility will bring all ...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Transportation, Tech, Cruise, Vw, Porsche, Ford, Sun, Silicon Valley, North America, Tortoise, Lucas, Don, Otto


9 Canmore Hikes That Offer Great Views

The town of Canmore is both the gateway to Banff National Park and an access point to Kananaskis Country. As a result there is an unbelievable amount of truly exceptional hiking within an hour’s drive. I’ve tried to showcase Canmore hikes that offer views within a short distance of the town, with most about a 15 -20 minute drive away. The hike to the Sparrowhawk Tarns is the exception. Many of these Canmore hikes can be done beginning early in spring – save for the Year of the Virus. Ha Ling i...
Tags: Travel, Hiking, Canada, Alberta, Calgary, Banff National Park, Don, Alpine Club, Canmore, MacDonald, Trans Canada, Bow River, Kananaskis, Grassi, Canmore Nordic Centre, Grassi Lakes


Formula E Marrakech: Jaguar driver Evans fastest in second practice

Jaguar Formula E driver Mitch Evans was comfortably fastest in the second practice session ahead of the Marrakech E-Prix, beating Audi's Lucas di Grassi by two tenths
Tags: Sport, Jaguar, Evans, Audi, Lucas, Marrakech, Mitch Evans, Grassi, FE, Autosport, Jaguar Formula E


Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess"

Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Lucas, Abb, Grassi, Lucas di Grassi, FE, Autosport


Nissan warned Rowland not to take risks before Mexico FE lunge

Oliver Rowland says his Nissan e.dams team warned him against taking risks before his dramatic first corner pass on Lucas di Grassi during ABB FIA Formula E's race in Mexico
Tags: Mexico, Sport, Nissan, Lucas, Rowland, Oliver Rowland, Grassi, FE, Autosport


Lucas di Grassi wins Mexico E Prix as race leader's battery dies on the line

Lucas di Grassi won a thrilling Mexico E Prix, pipping race leader Pascal Wehrlein as his battery died on the line.
Tags: Mexico, Cnn, Lucas, Pascal Wehrlein, Grassi, Lucas di Grassi


Formula E: Lucas di Grassi wins dramatic Mexico E-Prix

Brazil's Lucas di Grassi wins a dramatic Mexico City Formula E-Prix after overtaking Pascal Wehrlein metres before the finish line.
Tags: Mexico, Sport, Brazil, Lucas, Pascal Wehrlein, Grassi


Di Grassi wins with dramatic last-second overtake - report & video

Brazil's Lucas di Grassi wins a dramatic Mexico City Formula E-Prix after overtaking Pascal Wehrlein metres before the finish line.
Tags: News, Brazil, Lucas, Pascal Wehrlein, Di Grassi, Grassi


Mexico City Formula E: Di Grassi beats Wehrlein in thrilling finish

Lucas di Grassi stole victory at the finish line of ABB FIA Formula E's race at Mexico City as long-time race leader Pascal Wehrlein suddenly ran out of energy
Tags: Mexico, Sport, Mexico City, Lucas, Abb, Wehrlein, Pascal Wehrlein, Di Grassi, Grassi, FE, Autosport


Santiago Formula E: Di Grassi excluded from qualifying, Buemi on pole

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi has been stripped of pole position for the ABB FIA Formula E race in Santiago
Tags: Sport, Santiago, Audi, Lucas, Abb, Di Grassi, Grassi, FE, Autosport


Audi 'gains more' from Formula E than it would in Formula 1

Audi "gains more in Formula E" than it would in Formula 1, says Lucas di Grassi in a strong retort to Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko's recent criticism of FE
Tags: Sport, Red Bull, Audi, Lucas, Helmut Marko, Grassi, FE, Autosport


Castroneves and di Grassi pair up for Brazil Race of Champions entry

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves and 2016/17 Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi will join the Race of Champions field in Mexico, representing Team Brazil
Tags: Mexico, Sport, Indianapolis, Other, Brazil, Lucas, Grassi, Castroneves, Helio Castroneves, Autosport


Watch Disrupt Berlin Day One live right here!

Disrupt Berlin Day 1 starts now, and we have quite a show in store for you. We’ll kick the day off with an interview with Roborace’s Lucas di Grassi, and follow it up with conversations with speakers, including Localglobe’s Saul Klein, Lime’s Caen Contee, Taxify’s Markus Villig and Via’s Daniel Ramot. Then we’ll head into the Startup Battlefield, with 12 startups launching on the Disrupt stage and vying for a chance to win US$50,000, the Disrupt Cup and lifelong glory. You can catch the whole th...
Tags: TC, US, Tech, Lucas, Disrupt, Saul Klein, Startup Battlefield, Grassi, Localglobe, Roborace, Disrupt Berlin, Markus Villig, Daniel Ramot, Caen Contee Taxify


Audi no longer has powertrain edge of 2017/18 FE season - di Grassi

Lucas di Grassi reckons Audi does not have the powertrain advantage it enjoyed over its Formula E opposition in season four, ahead of the electric championship's 2018/19 campaign
Tags: Sport, Audi, Grassi, Lucas di Grassi, FE, Autosport


Lucas di Grassi: Audi team-mate Daniel Abt helped my Formula E form

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi says team-mate Daniel Abt's improved pace in season four boosted his own Formula E performance level
Tags: Sport, Audi, Lucas, Grassi, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi, FE, Autosport


NYC EPRIX – Formula e Returns to the Big Apple

Sunday’s qualifying took place on a wet course after some morning rain – then the course was completely close as a thunderstorm blew through. Not the sort of electric we were looking for, but it passed over fairly quickly and the drivers headed out to the starting grid on time. TECHEETAH’s Jean-Eric Vergne crossed the finish line first, with Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler’s Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi in second and third, respectively, and narrowly winning the team title over TECHEETAH. The next s...
Tags: New York, Saudi Arabia, New York City, Brooklyn, Paris, Autos, Michelin, Zurich, Motorsport, Renault, Lucas, Big Apple, Red Hook, Sebastien Buemi, Atieva, Alex Lynn


Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne wins New York season finale

Jean-Eric Vergne won a tense 2017/18 Formula E finale in New York ahead of Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt, which gave the Audi squad the teams' title over Techeetah
Tags: New York, Sport, Audi, Lucas, Grassi, Daniel Abt, Jean Eric Vergne, FE, Autosport


Formula E New York: Jean-Eric Vergne takes title, di Grassi wins

Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2017/18 Formula E title with fifth place despite starting down the order in the opening race in New York, which was won by Lucas di Grassi
Tags: New York, Sport, Grassi, Jean Eric Vergne, FE, Autosport, Eric Vergne


Formula E 2018/19: Audi keeps Abt in line-up alongside di Grassi

Audi will retain its current driver line-up of Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi when the Gen2 era of Formula E commences in 2018/19
Tags: Sport, Audi, Lucas, Abt, Grassi, Daniel Abt, FE, Autosport


Italian minnows offer Loris Karius one-year deal to ‘rediscover his strength’

A bizarre story emerging from Italy this evening has seen Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius offered a short-term deal at Lega Pro outfit Rimini, following his Champions League final disaster-class over the weekend. 3-1 Liverpool went head to head with reigning European champions Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday night, with proceedings having taken a sour turn for Jurgen Klopp’s men with just half an hour gone, when a challenge between Sergio Ramos and Mohamed Salah left the latter in agony and ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Italy, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Champions League, Gareth Bale, Jurgen Klopp, Sergio Ramos, Dejan Lovren, Karim Benzema, Mohamed Salah, Keylor Navas, Sadio Mane, Kiev


Paris Formula E: Lotterer penalised, slammed by Bird and di Grassi

Andre Lotterer has been given a 10-place grid penalty for causing his final corner collision with Sam Bird during Formula E's Paris E-Prix
Tags: Sport, Paris, Bird, Sam Bird, Grassi, Lotterer, Andre Lotterer, FE, Autosport


Formula E Paris: Di Grassi heads points leader Vergne in practice

Reigning Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi set the fastest time across two disrupted practice sessions ahead of Saturday's race in Paris
Tags: Sport, Paris, Lucas, Di Grassi, Grassi, FE, Vergne, Autosport


Formula E Paris: Di Grassi heads Vergne in practice with lap record

Reigning Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi set the fastest time across two disrupted practice sessions ahead of Saturday's race in Paris
Tags: Sport, Paris, Lucas, Di Grassi, Grassi, FE, Autosport


Formula E Rome: New cameras triggered di Grassi pit investigation

Reigning Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi was the first driver investigated over a possible pitstop infringement due to the presence of new scrutinising cameras during the inaugural Rome E-Prix
Tags: Sport, Rome, Grassi, Lucas di Grassi, FE, Autosport


Formula E Punta del Este: Vergne beats di Grassi for second 2018 win

Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne survived a tense race-long battle with Lucas di Grassi to win a thrilling Formula E event in Punta del Este
Tags: Sport, Grassi, Lucas di Grassi, Jean Eric Vergne, FE, Autosport, Techeetah