Testing – Formula E’s official pre-season testing for the 2018/2019 championship has begun in Spain.
Three days of official pre-season testing begins on Tuesday, with full track time allocated throughout each day on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. The test days will see all of the Formula E teams take part as they shake down all their new Gen2 cars. Unlike Formula 1 restrictions, the Formula E teams are permitted to run two cars simultaneously.
Testing is being carried out at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, using the national version of the circuit with a makeshift chicane along the main straight.
The full line-up for Tuesday’s track action is as follows:
Virgin Racing: Sam Bird/Robin Frijns
Jaguar: Nelson Piquet Junior/Mitch Evans
HWA Racelab: Stoffel Vandoorne/Gary Paffett
Dragon Racing: Max Gunther/Antonio Fuoco (Car 6) & Jose Maria Lopez (Car 7)
NIO: Tom Dillmann/Oliver Turvey
Audi Sport Abt: Lucas Di Grassi/Daniel Abt
Venturi: Felipe Massa/Edoardo Mortara
Nissan e.dams: Alexander Albon/Sebastien Buemi
BMW Andretti: Alexander Sims/Antonio Felix Da Costa
DS Techeetah: Jean-Eric Vergne/Andre Lotterer
Mahindra: Jerome D’Ambrosio/Pascal Wehrlein
Ready for some racing action!
Pre-season testing for the @FIAFormulaE at @CircuitValencia with @GaryPaffett and @svandoorne. #HWA #HWAAG #FormulaE #ABBFormulaE pic.twitter.com/cAiKjgePXf
— HWA AG Official (@hwaag_official) October 16, 2018
What do you guys?? I love this car! @DS_Performance @DSTECHEETAH #Season5 #GEN2 #DSTecheetah #JEV25 #Valencia #ABBFormulaE pic.twitter.com/UyjV9RZFdR
— Jean-Eric Vergne (@JeanEricVergne) October 16, 2018