Valencia, Spain|01 Oct, 2017

New faces to make Formula E debut in Valencia

Alexander Sims, Edoardo Mortara, James Rossiter, Tom Blomqvist and Michael Benyahia will all get their first chance to test the fully-electric Formula E cars at the season four official pre-season test session in Valencia on October 2-5. 

Andretti and Venturi will be using the four-day test to evaluate the above drivers for a full-time drive in the 2017/18 FIA Formula E Championship.

The NIO Formula E Team will be launching their season four driver line-up and livery live from Valencia tomorrow morning at 8:30am (CEST), stay tuned to the NIO and Formula E social media channels for the full announcement.

The 3.09km National Circuit configuration of the track will be used, with an additional chicane inserted on the start/finish straight. Each day of testing will be split into two sessions, with cars running between 9-12 in the morning session and 2-5 in the afternoon.

Follow the FIA Formula E social media channels for live updates of pre-season testing throughout the week.

The full entry list can be found below:

Team Name  

Car #

Monday
October 2

Tuesday
October 3

Thursday
October 5

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

1

Lucas di Grassi

Lucas di Grassi

LucasdDi Grassi

DS Virgin Racing

2

Sam Bird

Sam Bird

Sam Bird

Panasonic Jaguar Racing

3

Nelson Piquet Jr.

Nelson Piquet Jr.

Nelson Piquet Jr.

Venturi Formula E Team

4

Edoardo Mortara

AM:Michael Benyahia

PM: Edoardo Mortara

Edoardo Mortara

Venturi Formula E Team

5

James Rossiter

James Rossiter

Maro Engel

Dragon Racing

6

Neel Jani

Neel Jani

Neel Jani

Dragon Racing

7

Jerome D’Ambrosio

Jerome D’Ambrosio

Jerome D’Ambrosio

Renault e.dams

8

Nico Prost

Nico Prost

Nico Prost

Renault e.dams

9

Sebastien Buemi

Sebastien Buemi

Sebastien Buemi

NIO Formula E Team

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TECHEETAH

18

Andre Lotterer

Andre Lotterer

Andre Lotterer

Mahindra Racing

19

Felix Rosenqvist

Felix Rosenqvist

Felix Rosenqvist

Panasonic Jaguar Racing

20

Mitch Evans

Mitch Evans

Mitch Evans

Mahindra Racing

23

Nick Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld

TECHEETAH

25

Jean-Eric Vergne

Jean-Eric Vergne

Jean-Eric Vergne

Andretti Formula E

27

AM: Alexander Sims

PM: Tom Blomqvist

Tom Blomqvist

Tom Blomqvist

Andretti Formula E

28

Antonio Felix da Costa

Alexander Sims

Antonio Felix da Costa

DS Virgin Racing

36

Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

66

Daniel Abt

Daniel Abt

Daniel Abt

NIO Formula E Team

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA