Jaguar Land Rover confirmed his future "long-term" en Formula E ahead of the arrival in 2022/2023 of the third generation of 100% electric single-seaters, the British manufacturer announced.
"Jaguar Racing's motorsports program will help Jaguar Land Rover to develop new sustainable technologies (…) and will support Jaguar's rebirth as an all-electric luxury brand from 2025."the group explained in a statement.
A participant between 2000 and 2004 in Formula 1, Jaguar has been present in Formula E since 2016. Before the 12th and 13th tests of the E-Prix in London This weekend, its first home races in 17 years, Jaguar leads the championship with its British driver Sam Bird.
In addition to Jaguar, the German manufacturer Porsche, the Indian Mahindra, the French DS and the Japanese Nissan They will also be present for the arrival of the new generation of electric racing cars, lighter, more powerful and faster to load.
McLaren could also integrate the category, while Audi y BMW they will abandon it at the end of 2021.
The Formula E championship has been held since 2014/2015, with the introduction of a second generation of cars equipped with more powerful and durable batteries in 2018/2019. Since 2021 it has the status of a world championship.