UK|07 Aug, 2015

Andretti announces season two plans

Andretti has today announced a new partnership with UK-based, global insurance and reinsurance provider Amlin.

“I couldn’t be more excited about Andretti Formula E’s season two plans,” said team owner Michael Andretti. “Amlin has done a great job building their brand across various platforms, and has shown a passion for motorsport; we look forward to what the new relationship can bring.”

The deal sees Amlin become the primary sponsor in a ‘multi-year alignment’, with Amlin CEO Charles Philipps commenting: “Amlin and Andretti were quick to spot the potential of Formula E. Both organizations are data driven and tech-focused, meaning there is much to look forward to over the coming seasons. Amlin's global strength in data analysis and our long-term view of business means fits well with this series and combined with Andretti's excellent motorsport pedigree means we are looking forward to a fantastic few years.”

In addition, the team have also announced it is to extend its relationship with TE Connectivity - a global leader in connectivity and sensor solutions. As with Amlin, the partnership will see the two collaborate on Andretti’s new Andretti ATEC-01 car as the Formula E series moves to an open championship for the 2015/2016 season.

“TE’s connectivity and sensor solutions powered every Formula E car in its inaugural season,” said Amy Shah, Chief Marketing Officer of TE Connectivity. “We are committed to advancing technologies that are smart, safe, green and connected. This series has the potential to influence and create sustainable, next-generation technologies that extend beyond motorsport. We are proud to expand our relationship with the Andretti organization, a team that shares our passion for advanced engineering and innovation.”

Official pre-season testing gets underway on Monday with the first of six test days at Donington Park in Leicestershire.