TECHEETAH CONFIRMS ESTEBAN GUTIERREZ
Shanghai, March 20th, 2017 – TECHEETAH Formula-E Team confirms Esteban Gutierrez will race for the team starting from the Mexico ePrix on Apr.1st.2017. Ma Qinghua remains as the third driver for the team.
Ivan Yim (Managing Director) said:
“We are delighted to welcome Esteban to TECHEETAH. We will have Esteban as prepared as possible for his home race. With the passionate Mexican fans awaiting us in the stadium section, the TECHEETAH team is highly motivated with its new driver line-up. Jean-Eric Vergne has proven with his pace to be a real contender this season. Now with Esteban, we hope to as a team, be even more competitive over the remaining races this season. This is a challenging series for drivers with its compressed one-day format, but with stability in the team, we’re ready to take this next step to further build the TECHEETAH team in its first season.”
“Ma Qinghua as the third driver, remains an important member and ambassador of the team and shall continue to work with SECA to put Formula E and TECHEETAH on the motor racing map in China.”
Esteban Gutierrez said:
“I’m very grateful to join TECHEETAH, a team with real competitiveness. After four years of incredible experience in F1, I’m now taking a step forward into the future of motorsports. I am especially excited about my debut race in Mexico City. Hopefully I can put on a good show for the passionate home fans.”