Lotterer, Askew out to stay in Formula E with Andretti

Lotterer, Askew out to stay in Formula E with Andretti


Lotterer, who has been named as one of the drivers for Porsche’s upcoming LMDh project, looks set to make his Formula One debut, with the German manufacturer saying his initial focus will be on endurance racing.

Since the signing of Porsche Antonio Felix Dacosta The beginning of the Gen3 era to replace him, as Pascal Wehrlein He will stay at Porsche for the third time.

But Lotterer has ambitions to stay in Formula E, having told Autosport earlier this year that he thoroughly enjoyed racing in the category.

Andretti signed a deal with Porsche to take over Stuttgart’s massive powerplants, giving Lotterer a break at his expense. The American team has previously announced that it will stay Jake Dennis For many years in the group.

“I am delighted to be joining Avalanche Andretti FE for Season 9 and the start of the Gen3 era,” said Lottere.

“Working with Jake will be a great combination to continue pushing the team to the front of the field in Formula E.”

Andre Lotter, Porsche, Porsche 99X Electric, Sebastien Buemi, Nissan E.  Dam, Nissan Im03

Andre Lotter, Porsche, Porsche 99X Electric, Sebastien Buemi, Nissan E. Dam, Nissan IM03

Photo by: Alastair Staley / Motor sports images

Lotterer will work with Porsche’s LMDh project in collaboration with another American giant in Group Penske, along with his Formula E duties at Andretti.

Team owner Michael Andretti said Lotterer’s signing would create a “competitive and exciting” partnership with Dennis, as the team hopes to continue its steady push to the front of the grid.

“We’re always building to be at the front in every series we compete in,” Andretti said.

“Andre is bringing a wealth of experience to Avalanche Andretti and is another step towards building a team that will challenge for victory and a world championship.

“We look forward to him joining Jake to create a competitive and exciting lineup.”

Lotter brings five years of racing experience in Formula E I saved you In the year At the start of the championship before joining Porsche for his first stab at the series in 2019-20.

The German hasn’t secured a win in the series, but has come close on a number of occasions – most notably in Porsche’s dominant Mexico City E-Prix victory over Wehrle last season.

Askew, meanwhile, looks set to pull out of Formula E altogether after the American lost Andretti’s drive.

Although the Floridian claimed fourth and fifth in London and Seoul respectively, his form improved, but it was not enough to secure a second season.

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