On the eve of the opening rounds of the 6th season of The ABB Formula E Championship, DS TECHEETAH is delighted to announce a new technical partnership with industry leading cooling vest manufacturer, TechNiche.
TechNiche has a rich history of providing and developing cooling apparel for elite athletes and workwear for the industrial markets globally. TechNiche cooling technology called HyperKewl Plus is a super absorbent polymer fiber fabric that when activated cools down by up to 15˚C, helping the body regulate is thermal skin temperature.
To celebrate this partnership, TechNiche branding will feature on the rear wing elements during the Diriyah E-Prix and DS TECHEETAH drivers Jean-Éric Vergne and Antonio Felix da Costa will utilise the latest in cooling vest technology as part of their pre-race preparation process, ensuring optimal physical performance.
“We’re always looking for partners that align with our values and technological advances, and TechNiche fits right in. Making sure that our drivers have the best possible to opportunity to perform at their peak it’s crucial for us so having partners like TechNiche is paramount and we’re delighted to have them onboard,” said Keith Smout, DS TECHEETAH Chief Commercial officer.
“It’s very exciting to work with the team for Season Six. As with anything competitive, the smallest performance increase provides exceptional gains. The drivers will see advanced cooling benefit from the vests we’ve designed, and we look forward to sharing the journey with them, ”said James Russell TechNiche Managing Director EMEA.