Formula E has been dyed mourning for the death of Dr. Martin Leach, team Leader NextEV Formula E. Leach, co-founder of the company of electric vehicles NextEV, has lost his life at the age of 59 years after not being able to win the battle that has persisted for the last few months against the cancer, as has been announced by the other founder and President of the company, William Li. The death of Martin Leach is a setback not only for the team members of Formula E, but for all participants in the project of the first sports electric brand.
Martin Leach has been linked to the automotive industry from a young age, forming part of diverse projects for brands as important as Ford, Mazda, Maserati, or LDV. In motorsport, Leach was very close to landing in Formula 1 since was involved in a bid to take over control of the team Super Aguri and set from your own computer. Finally, this project did not come to fruition, although Leach is able to compensate in some way taking charge of the Team China in the inaugural season of Formula E, training that eventually receive the name of NextEV, a company of which he was a co-founder.
paths, urban Formula, And they were generous with Martin Leach, because he was able to live in situ like Nelson Piquet Jr. got the first title of the story category electric FIA with the car NextEV in 2015. Although things did not go so well for the team during the second season of the Formula E Leach worked until the last moment of his life in the development of the team and the brand in which so many hours invested during the past two and a half years.