Rome: Maserati is on track for its Season 9 debut of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship with ROKiT Venturi Racing.
Maserati and ROKiT Venturi Racing have selected the Rome E-Prix to announce their multi-year partnership, united by a fighting spirit and continuous thirst for groundbreaking innovation.
Maserati is the first Italian brand to enter the Formula E championship and will make its debut on the starting grid with the new Gen3 car. The fastest, lightest and most powerful Formula E single-seater in history, it features a range of innovations in terms of design, production and technology.
Ahead of the Rome E-Prix, ROKiT Venturi Racing leads both World Championships, Teams and Drivers. Last season, the team’s campaign was its most successful to date, scoring two wins, five podium finishes and the title of Vice World Champion for Swiss Italian Edoardo Mortara.
In the words of Davide Grasso, CEO of Maserati: “Returning to motorsport with Formula E was a natural choice for Maserati. In fact, we are driven by our passion and innovation. And we are happy to share this adventure with a partner who is governed by the same values as us and looks to the future, like us. We share with the ROKiT Venturi Racing team the same determination and desire to compete and win on circuits around the world.”
Scott Swid, President and Managing Partner of ROKiT Venturi Racing, said: “Partnering with Maserati for Gen3 is brilliant news. It’s great for the team, for Maserati and Formula E, but above all it’s fantastic news for fans who will witness the return of an iconic brand to top-tier motorsport. This not only lays strong foundations for our long-term future in Formula E, but also marks one of the most exciting stories in international sport in which a prestigious brand returns to its roots by joining the most progressive and fastest growing. of motoring.”
Susie Wolff, CEO and Managing Partner of ROKiT Venturi Racing, stated: “Joining Maserati marks the start of a new chapter and represents the best possible outcome for the team following our successful partnership with Mercedes. Being entrusted with the return of one of motorsport’s most recognizable brands to international single-seater competition underscores our success over the last few seasons in which we have firmly established ourselves as a commercially viable, race-winning team that can seriously contend for championships. With this commitment, the team is now in a fantastic position to contest Formula E’s next generation competition which will start in 2023.”
Jean-Marc Finot, Senior Vice President of STELLANTIS Motorsport, added: We are delighted to associate Formula E Maserati with ROKiT Venturi Racing, one of the most competitive teams in the championship. It is a real asset for Maserati to rely on Venturi’s expertise. We believe that the collaboration of Maserati’s design skills and Venturi’s racing capabilities and experience will deliver a very efficient package. Our common DNA and passion for performance will unite the team.
Maserati produces a complete range of unique cars, immediately recognizable by their extraordinary personality. Thanks to their style, technology and innately exclusive character, they delight the most discerning and discerning tastes and have always been a point of reference for the global automotive industry. A tradition of successful cars, each of which redefines what makes an Italian sports car in terms of design, performance, comfort, elegance and safety, currently available in more than seventy markets internationally. Ambassadors of this heritage are the flagship Quattroporte, the Ghibli sports sedan, the Levante, the first SUV made by Maserati, and the Grecale, the new “exceptional everyday” SUV, all models characterized by the use of materials of the highest quality. high quality and excellent technical solutions. Ghibli, Levante and Grecale are also available in hybrid versions. A complete range, equipped with hybrid 4-cylinder, V6 petrol and V8 petrol engines, with rear and four-wheel drive, that embodies the performance DNA of the Trident brand. The top of the range is the MC20 supercar, powered by the innovative Nettuno V6 engine, incorporating F1-derived technologies available in a standard production car power unit for the first time.
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ROKiT Venturi Racing
ROKiT Venturi Racing is one of the founding teams of the FIA Formula E World Championship and, in December 2013, became the first manufacturer to join motorsport’s premier all-electric category. As one of the few consistent entrants since the series’ inaugural 2014/15 season, ROKiT Venturi Racing has gone from strength to strength and in 2021 completed its most successful campaign to date, savoring World Championship success with Edoardo Mortara. Led by CEO Susie Wolff and Team Principal Jérôme D’Ambrosio, the Monegasque brand is the most gender-diverse team in Formula E and is at the forefront of sustainability, EDI, technical innovation and excellence. . For more information, visit our website. To access the media center and royalty-free content, please register here.
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