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DS TECHEETAH Formule E Team – Formule E

Riders

Jean-Eric Vergne
Born on 25 April 1990 in Pontoise, France

Jean-Éric Vergne is Formula E’s sole two-time champion (2017-2018 season and 2018-2019 season).

After spending several years in Formula 1 (58 Grand Prix starts), the Frenchman took part in his first E-Prix at Punta Del Este (Uruguay) in December 2014. He will go down in history as the first driver to secure pole position on his debut in the series. After initially racing for DS Performance, he joined the TECHEETAH team at the start of the 2016-2017 season, which became DS TECHEETAH from the 2018-2019 campaign.

In 2019-2020, although he made a telling contribution to DS TECHEETAH winning the teams’ championship, he was unable to claim a hat-trick of drivers’ titles, losing out to his team-mate Antonio Felix Da Costa. His 2020-2021 season was equally difficult, which is why he is determined to bounce back heading into the 2021-2022 season.

COMPETITIVE RECORD

  • 2017-2018 and 2018-2019: Two-time Formula E Champion

  • 58 Formula 1 Grand Prix starts

  • 2018: LMP2 class runner-up in the European Le Mans Series

  • 2011: Formula Renault 3.5 series runner-up

  • 2010: British Formula 3 International Series Champion

Antonio Félix Da Costa
Born on 31 August 1991 in Lisbon, Portugal

Antonio Felix Da Costa is one of the most experienced drivers in Formula E, having competed in ABB FIA Formula E since the series started. He has no fewer eighty-three races under his belt, including six wins and fourteen podium finishes to date.

He enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2019-2020, dominating the series to clinch a maiden drivers’ title in his first season competing for DS TECHEETAH, whilst he has also enjoyed a successful career in Endurance racing.

COMPETITIVE RECORD

  • 2019-2020: ABB FIA Formula E Champion
  • 2020 & 2021: Third in the FIA LMP2 Endurance Trophy
  • 2016: winner of the Macao F3 Grand Prix
  • 2009: Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Champion

The car : DS E-TENSE FE21

 

Engine info

Other info

MAXIMUM POWER OUTPUT: 250kW (338hp)

ENERGY RECOVERY: 250kW

BATTERY CAPACITY: 52kWh

WEIGHT: 903kg

0-100kph: 2.8 secs

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