Jaguar chooses the Formula And to return to the motorsport


Jaguar has announced its entry into the Formula E ahead of the season 2016-2017. As planned, the british brand has reported during a press conference held today its intention to compete in the category electric FIA in the next campaign. An announcement highly anticipated that returned to the manufacturer within the motorsport more than ten years after their last race. Although, traditionally, the Jaguar is associated with the Formula 1 and above all the endurance races, the brand has opted for the championship of cars electrical.

The firm belonging to the Tata Motors will enter the championship with their own electrical technology, so that you will receive two new cars from spring of 2016 to be able to work on their power unit, and in the rest of the components. It should be noted that Jaguar will have the support of Williams Advanced Engineering, a company that in addition to developing batteries that use the cars of Formula E, you already know what it is to work with the british firm. Jaguar and Williams worked together on the design of the Jaguar C-X75 hybrid, a vehicle that has its role in Spectre, the latest James Bond film.

In the shadow of the entry of Jaguar in the Formula And there have been more movements in the category. Just this morning, and as we have already mentioned, Trulli Formula E Team has left officially the category. More positive is the news confirmed by Dragon Racing. The training has confirmed that in the season 2016-2017 will no longer be a customer of the Venturi and develop your own mechanics. In this way, Dragon Racing will have a power unit of its own and leave Aguri Team and Andretti Autosport as the only two formations that do not have their own engine. Both work with the generic engine of the championship.