16 Nov 18

Full-season entry list for 2018/19 FIA Formula E Championship confirmed

With the start of a new season of the ABB FIA Formula E championship less than a month away motorsport's governing body, the FIA has confirmed the full-season entry list ahead of the season opener in Saudia Arabia on December 15.

This year’s expanded 11-team entry list will see 22 of the world’s top driving talents take to the grid, with the first round kicking off with the 2018 SAUDIA Ad Diriyah E-Prix - click here to purchase tickets.

All four former champions return to test their mettle in the new FIA Formula E Gen2 car, with Jean-Eric Vergne hoping to become the first back-to-back champion in the history of the series with DS Techeetah.

Six fresh faces will be facing their first Formula E race in less than a month, with Stoffel Vandoorne and Gary Paffett representing newcomers HWA Racelab, Max Guenther lining up for Geox Dragon, Felipe Massa for the Venturi Formula E Team, Alexander Albon for Nissan e.dams and Alexander Sims for BMW i Andretti Motorsport.

Several other top talents are returning to the championship for the upcoming campaign having raced in Formula E before but not contested the full fourth season – these include Robin Frijns for Envision Virgin Racing, Tom Dillmann for the NIO Formula E Team. Felix Rosenqvist returns to the Championship, taking the place of new Mahindra rookie driver Pascal Wehrlein for the first round of the season. See below for the full entry list.

RACE #

TEAM NAME

TYPE

DRIVER

2

Envision Virgin Racing

Audi e-tron FE05

Sam Bird (GBR)

3

Panasonic Jaguar Racing

Jaguar I-Type III

Nelson Piquet (BRA)

4

Envision Virgin Racing

Audi e-tron FE05

Robin Frijns (NLD)

5

HWA RACELAB

Venturi VFE05

Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL)

6

GEOX DRAGON

Penske EV-3

Max Gunther (DEU)

7

GEOX DRAGON

Penske EV-3

Jose Maria Lopez (ARG)

8

NIO Formula E Team

NIO Sport 004

Tom Dillmann (FRA)

11

Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler Formula E Team

Audi e-tron FE05

Lucas Di Grassi (BRA)

16

NIO Formula E Team

NIO Sport 004

Oliver Turvey (GBR)

17

HWA RACELAB

Venturi VFE05

Gary Paffett (GBR)

19

Venturi Formula E Team

Venturi VFE05

Felipe Massa (BRA)

20

Panasonic Jaguar Racing

Jaguar I-Type III

Mitch Evans (NZL)

22

Nissan e.dams

Nissan IM01

Alex Albon (THA)

23

Nissan e.dams

Nissan IM01

Sebastien Buemi (CHE)

25

DS TECHEETAH

DS E-TENSE FE19

Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA)

27

BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT

BMW iFE.18

Alexander Sims (GBR)

28

BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT

BMW iFE.18

Antonio Felix Da Costa (PRT)

36

DS TECHEETAH

DS E-TENSE FE19

Andre Lotterer (DEU)

48

Venturi Formula E Team

Venturi VFE05

Edoardo Mortara (CHE)

64

MAHINDRA RACING

Mahindra M5Electro

Jerome d'Ambrosio (BEL)

66

Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler Formula E Team

Audi e-tron FE05

Daniel Abt (DEU)

94

MAHINDRA RACING

Mahindra M5Electro

Felix Rosenqvist (SWE)

With a new car, new racing format and plenty of fresh faces, the fifth season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship is set to be the most exciting and unpredictable to date. Buckle up, we're just getting started.