DRAGON / PENSKE Autosport signs Antonio Giovinazzi alongside Sergio Sette Camara

DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT has signed Antonio Giovinazzi to partner the returning Sergio Sette Camara at the team for the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

Giovinazzi currently competes in Formula 1 with Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN and is a long-term fixture at Scuderia Ferrari, as one of the team's stable of drivers.

The Italian made his F1 debut with Sauber in 2017 before moving to Alfa Romeo for a three-year spell between 2019 and the end of the current campaign. The 27-year-old has 59 starts to his name and has amassed 19 points with the team.

Giovinazzi returns to Formula E proper in Season 8 after a taste of the fully-electric, net carbon zero motor racing championship back in 2018 at the Marrakesh Rookie Test with Virgin, where he placed narrowly behind Season 7 champion Nyck de Vries on the timesheets.

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"As soon as it was made public that I would not be in Formula 1 next year, I decided to participate in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. It is a category which I always followed and I am thrilled to be part of DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT in this all-electric racing series, in which I have already tested three years ago. I would like to thank Jay Penske who immediately showed great interest for having me on board.

‘I can’t wait until I will test in Valencia at the end of the month. We have an exciting year ahead of us, I will do the maximum to help the team succeed."

“Antonio is one of the most talented drivers in the world, and I am very proud to have him joining this team,” said team principal Jay Penske.

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Giovinazzi's signing followed hot on the heels of the news that the American outfit would hand Brazilian Sergio Sette Camara a new deal. Sette Camara impressed in his debut campaign despite finishing 22nd in the standings.

Flashes of pace saw him make Super Pole on more than one occasion, with a best finish of fourth position in Diriyah at the season-opening event in Saudi Arabia as the team secured its biggest single race points haul in four years.

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“I am very happy and proud to continue with Dragon Penske Autosport in 2022," said 23-year-old Sette Camara.

“Formula E is one of the most competitive championships in the world and I will give my absolute best in every single race to obtain the results the team deserves. I am determined to come back strong.”

“With Antonio and Sergio, we are fortunate to now have what I believe to be one of the strongest race line ups in the series," finished Penske.

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