Dallara to work with FIA Formula E

Spark Racing Technology has taken the next step in their future involvement in the debut FIA Formula E World Championship by announcing their collaboration with Italian giant Dallara.

Wishing to join together some of the best professionals in motorsport for this innovative and global new venture, Spark Racing Technology has revealed that the execution and approval of the new monocoque will be undertaken by the Italian manufacturer whose experience and proven track record speaks for itself.

Following on from the announcement of their new partnership with McLaren at the end of 2012, Spark Racing Technology is now proud to count Dallara as another of their technical partners.

Frédéric Vasseur, President of Spark Racing Technology, said: "I have worked with Dallara for over 20 years and I have all the respect in the world for Mr. Gian Paolo Dallara, who is one of the greatest figures in world motorsport, as well as for his closest collaborators. In his capacity as manufacturer, Dallara has accompanied me throughout my professionnal life and it is with great pleasure that Spark Racing Technology will join him and benefit from his expertise and know-how, something that will be essential for this new what exciting adventure, Formula E."

Gian Paolo Dallara, President of Dallara, added: "We have been cooperating with Frédéric Vasseur for more than 20 years and with his passion and competence he brought our cars to victory in many prestigious championships. We are looking forward to facing this new challenge with great enthusiasm and considering our past success together, we are confident that the combined expertise of Dallara and Spark Racing Technology will be key to achieving the demanding targets in this brand new field of motorsport."