Audi will be the first German automobile manufacturer to race in Formula E.
The brand with the four rings is taking over ABT Sportsline’s place on the grid. The Allgau-based team has been successfully present in Formula E since the electric racing series’ inception and in the future will be taking care of the Audi racecars as the fielding team.
Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will start to the fourth Formula E season in Hong Kong at the beginning of December.
The fourth Formula E season kicks off in Hong Kong on December 2 of this year and will subsequently take the campaign to South and North America, Africa as well as the European metropolises of Rome and Paris, and other venues. Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport with its drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi has clinched 23 podium places, including five victories, in the 29 races held to date and is the current runner-up in the championship.
Together with official technology partner Schaeffler Audi is currently in the process of developing the new powertrain to be fielded next season.