Race Ahead Of The Crowd – Jaguar West Ashley – Charleston, SC

January 29th, 2016 by

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Jaguar announced its return to global motorsport.  This Fall,  Jaguar will enter the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship as a manufacturer with its own team.

FIA Formula E is the world’s first global single-seater championship for electric powered cars. This race will offer a unique opportunity for Jaguar Land Rover to further the development of future EV powertrain including motor and battery technology.

Nick Rogers, Group Engineering Director for Jaguar Land Rover, said, “I am proud to announce Jaguar’s return to racing with an entry into the innovative FIA Formula E championship. Electric vehicles will absolutely play a role in Jaguar Land Rover’s future product portfolio and Formula E will give us a unique opportunity to further our development of electrification technologies. The Championship will enable us to engineer and test our advanced technologies under extreme performance conditions.

Alejandro Agag, Chief Executive Officer for Formula E, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jaguar into Formula E. Jaguar is a brand with a rich sporting heritage and the fact that it is returning to global motorsport with Formula E is a huge endorsement of the championship and its ability to influence the development of electric cars. Jaguar brings with it a passionate fan base that will drive the popularity of the championship across the world and once again shows that Formula E is the future of motorsport.”

More details on Jaguar’s return to racing including team presentation, drivers and partners will be released in the run up to season three.

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