All 20 cars will be allowed onto Donington Park this weekend, in a test session that will offer free grandstand admission and live timing and scoring.
“It is with great pleasure and excitement that I will be at the wheel of the Dragon Racing entry in the inaugural season of the FIA Formula E Championship,” Mike Conway told FIAFormulaE.com. “I have been very interested in Formula E since it was announced and I am proud to be involved with both Jay (Penske) and Dragon Racing, in what I believe is breaking new ground in motorsports. I am very confident we can achieve great results during this first season.”
Felix da Costa, meanwhile, found his ride for the inaugural FIA Formula E season in Amlin Aguri. He will be teammates with Katherine Legge, one of two female drivers in the field.
“I am delighted to compete in the Formula E inaugural season and I am proud to have been chosen by Amlin Aguri,” Felix da Costa told FIAFormulaE.com. “What’s special about our team is the expertise from Amlin. They have core skills in analyzing complex data and we’ll be using these skills to produce strategies that will help drivers like me win these races. That’s really important for this new format where the circuits are on city streets and the technology means new team skills are needed. I am confident Amlin Aguri will be out there at the front right from the start.”
16 of the 20 drivers have now been confirmed for the inaugural FIA Formula E season:
- Amlin Aguri: Katherine Legge and Antonio Felix da Costa
- Andretti Autosport: Franck Montagny
- Audi Sport ABT: Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi
- Dragon Racing: Mike Conway
- e.dams Renault: Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost
- Mahindra Racing: Karun Chandhok and Bruno Senna
- TrulliGP: Jarno Trulli and Michela Cerruti
- Venturi: Nick Heidfeld and Stephane Sarrazin
- Virgin Racing: Jaime Alguersuari and Sam Bird
FOX Sports 1 will have LIVE exclusive coverage of all ten races during the inaugural FIA Formula E series beginning at Beijing on September 13.
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