Faraday Future, the futuristic electric car company, has confirmed a multi-year partnership with Dragon Racing to serve as its core technical partner and title sponsor of the team starting with season three of the FIA Formula E Championship.
The partnership was announced on Friday ahead of this weekend’s Formula E doubleheader race weekend at Battersea Park in London.
“Formula E has placed a significant emphasis on electric performance and connectivity which makes it a great fit for Faraday Future,” Marco Mattiacci, Global Chief Brand & Commercial Officer for Faraday Future, said in a release.
“Formula E has leveraged a community of fans and embodies the competitive spirit that we also share.”
Added Nick Sampson,Senior Vice President, Global R&D and Engineering, “Partnering with Dragon Racing allows us to further showcase our electric vehicle leadership and technical capabilities in one of the most exciting Formulas in the world. I clearly see Formula E as the right venue to challenge our engineers and technologies in the most extreme performance conditions.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Faraday Future into Formula E. Faraday Future is a brand that is targeting the highest standard in terms of design, R&D and manufacturing of electric cars,” said FIA Formula E President Alejandro Agag.
“We couldn’t be happier that they have chosen Formula E to challenge some of the greatest car companies in the world. This announcement again proves that Formula E is truly the future of motorsport.”
The team has also confirmed the return of Jerome d’Ambrosio and Loic Duval to return for season three.