The Nissan Components E Crew is gearing up for an electrifying Season 10 of the ABB FIA Components E World Championship with an replace to its driver lineup that includes the returning Oliver Rowland and the promising rookie Sacha Fenestraz.
“We’re delighted to announce Oliver Rowland and Sacha Fenestraz because the Nissan Components E Crew drivers for Season 10. We’re very glad to welcome Oliver again, we all know his expertise and expertise and we’re positive he’ll contribute considerably to the long run success of the staff. He’ll full a robust pairing with Sacha, who proved his uncooked expertise since he joined,” Tommaso Volpe, managing director and staff principal, Nissan Components E Crew, informed media at a press convention.
Rowland is changing Norman Nato for the upcoming season.
A seasoned driver, Rowland rejoins the staff after a profitable run as a rookie from Seasons 5 to 7. Rowland boasts a powerful observe document, securing 5 pole positions and 5 podium finishes, together with a triumphant victory in Berlin in 2020. Past his Components E accomplishments, Rowland clinched the 2015 Components Renault 3.5 Sequence title and secured third place within the 2017 FIA Components 2 championship.
“I’m actually excited, it’s a little bit of a homecoming for me, again to the place I began my Components E journey and someplace I had a whole lot of success. The staff has been on an excellent trajectory over the past 12 months, with performances enhancing. I’m assured Sacha and I’ll make a robust pairing, he confirmed unbelievable pace in his first season. I’m trying ahead to getting again to work, able to go and might’t wait to see what we will do as a staff,” Rowland mentioned.
Becoming a member of Rowland is prime rookie Sacha Fenestraz, who will proceed his developmental journey with the Nissan Components E Crew. Fenestraz made a powerful affect in Season 9 as a rookie, demonstrating outstanding adaptability to Components E equipment. Notably, he secured pole place and recorded the quickest Components E lap ever on the Cape City E-Prix, a testomony to his swift mastery of the electrical racing panorama. Fenestraz additionally constantly battled on the entrance of the pack, showcasing his potential as a power to be reckoned with.
“I’m extraordinarily excited to proceed my journey with Nissan Components E Crew. I’ll assault this season with a brand new method as it will likely be my second 12 months within the championship, so we’re aiming to hit the bottom operating instantly!” Fenestraz revealed in a press assertion.
Season 10 holds unprecedented promise for Components E fans, with an intensive calendar of 17 races scheduled, together with the extremely anticipated first-ever E-Prix in Japan, set to unfold in Tokyo on March 30, 2024. The stage is about for an exhilarating pre-season testing session in Valencia from Oct. 23-27, adopted by the championship’s curtain-raiser in Mexico Metropolis on Jan. 13, 2024.
“He (Rowland) will full a robust pairing with Sacha, who proved his uncooked expertise since he joined… It’s going to be our second 12 months racing as Nissan Components E Crew within the collection, we’ve realized rather a lot already and can look to make extra optimistic steps on our Components E journey,” Volpe provides.
Fenestraz shares his eagerness to construct on his maiden 12 months’s success, expressing his intention to method the upcoming season with a refined technique. As he embarks on his second 12 months within the championship, Fenestraz is set to safe constant optimistic outcomes and contribute to the staff’s development.
Nissan’s involvement in Components E is a part of its bigger dedication to carbon neutrality by 2050. By electrifying its automobile choices and leveraging its racing expertise, Nissan goals to speed up the transition to a sustainable and zero-emission transportation future.
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