The Franco-Argentine pilot Sacha fenestraz is excited after being announced this week as a new reserve driver for Jaguar Racing de Formula E and here he reveals the tasks he will fulfill for the British team.
Fenestraz had already had a first contact with the team when it was part of the tests for rookie drivers last year in Marrakech and now it has taken on a formal role with the team in the face of the Season 2017 which starts this Friday and Saturday with two night races in Ad Diriyah.
“I am very happy to be back here in the paddock. Being a reserve driver is a different role than being a starting driver, but I think it will be interesting to be able to see everything from another perspective, to be able to be in the meetings, on the edge of the track. Also give my ideas, so it will be nice. I'm very happy, I think Formula E has a nice future and it's a good place to be ”, Fenestraz commented from the Saudi circuit.
Asked about what his work will be like throughout the championship, Fenestraz explained: "My role as a reserve driver is also to see what the other cars are doing on the track, being able to be on the edge of the track and see what they are doing and perhaps also bring my point of view."
“I will be based in England for all the races in Europe for what is simulator and everything that is outside of Europe I will be on the circuit just in case, so it is very interesting. The truth is that the days that I go to the simulator I learn a lot what energy is and all those things ", He added.
For this season Jaguar Racing has incorporated Sam bird as a partner of Mitch Evanz, and Fenestraz does not hesitate to affirm that the team has a great duo of pilots: "The team with Sam this year is a very good line-up, I think one of the best in the paddock with DS Techeetah, so I hope we start the year well here, scoring some good points."
Fenestraz, who in 2021 will continue to compete in Japan within the Super Formula and Super GTHe hopes that being part of Jaguar Racing as a reserve driver will allow him to later have a starting role. "The level of riders in this championship today is crazy, I hope I can be one of them one day", finished