formula e announce marrakesh rookie test driver line-up

10:00    10 Jan 2019

Team DS Techeetah rookie test driver Tatiana Calderon
With days to go until the second race of the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E season takes place, the rookie test driver line-up has been announced.

The official rookie test will take place on the majestic streets of Marrakesh, Morocco, on Sunday January 13.

After driving for Audi Sport Abt Scheaffler in last season's rookie test, Dutch Formula 2 driver Nyck de Vires will get behind the wheel of the number two Envision Virgin Racing car.

He will be joined by French Audi Sport Factory driver and three-time Le Mans winner Benoit Treluyer who will take out the number four car.

For Panasonic Jaguar Racing, Brazilian driver Pietro Fittipaldi - Grandson of Formula One champion Emmerson Fittipaldi - returns to the British team for the second year running alongside Le Mans 24 Hour winner Harry Tincknell, who drove for NIO Formula E team last year.

Marrakesh rookie test driver line-up:

DS Techeetah – James Rossiter, Tatiana Calderon
BMW Andretti – Bruno Spengler, Marco Wittmann
Mahindra – Sergey Sirotkin, Sam Dejonghe
Nissan e.dams – Jann Mardenborough, Mitsunori Takaboshi
Jaguar – Pietro Fittipaldi, Harry Tincknell
Audi – Nico Mueller, Jamie Green
Virgin – Nyck de Vries, Benoit Treluyer
NIO – Jamie Chadwick, TBC
Venturi – Norman Nato, Arthur Leclerc
Dragon – Antonio Fuoco, TBC
HWA – Daniel Juncadella, Raffaele Marciello

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