Jean-Éric Vergne 2022 Formula E Driver | DS TECHEETAH

Jean-Éric Vergne

Born: 25th April 1990 in Pontoise (France)
Double World Champion in Formula E, in 2017-18 and 2018-19
82 Races
10 Victories
13 Pole Positions
25 Podiums

Born on the 25th of April 1990 in Pontoise, close to Paris, Jean-Éric Vergne grew up around his parent’s karting track. Hooked by driving from a very early age, he started racing high-level competitions from the age of 10 and won his first French junior title a year later, in 2001. An accomplished sportsman and member of the FFSA French National team since 2006, Jean-Éric climbed the ladder all the way to Formula 1, where he took part in 58 grands prix between 2012 and 2014.

In November 2014, Jean-Éric created Formula E history by taking pole position in his very first race at Punta Del Este (Uruguay). He has since gone on to win a number of races and has been a key contributor to DS Automobile’s two constructors’ titles. Today, “JEV” is one of the most experienced drivers in Formula E. The results achieved at the wheel of his DS Techeetah have also made him one of the most valuable ambassadors for DS Automobiles and its DS E-TENSE electric concept car.

Antonio Félix da Costa 2022 Formula E Driver | DS TECHEETAH

Antonio Félix da Costa

Born: 31st August 1991 in Cascais (Portugal)
1 Drivers title in 2019-20
80 Races
6 Victories
5 Pole Positions
14 Podiums

António Félix Da Costa, affectionately known as “Tonio” or “DAC”, is one of the flagship drivers in the Formula E world championship. Passionate about surfing and motocross in his youth, he enjoyed both those activities along the Atlantic coast of his native Portugal, but it was in karting that Antonio made his international competition debut. He followed a similar career trajectory to Jean-Éric, his team mate at DS Techeetah for the third consecutive season.

A single seater driver since 2008, “Tonio” won several international races in his junior career (Formula Renault 2.0, Formula Renault 3.5, Formula 3 Euroseries, GP3 and F3 with 2 wins at the Macau GP) until reaching the heights of Formula 1 where he participated in a number of practice sessions. His results landed him a drive in the DTM and then in the World Endurance Championship (WEC), where he recorded a second-place finish at the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours. Having been a Formula E regular since the 2013-14 season, he forms an essential part of one of the strongest partnerships in the electric single seater championship, alongside Jean-Éric Vergne. In August 2020, he secured his first drivers’ title with DS Automobiles.

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James Rossiter Formula E driver | DS TECHEETAH

James Rossiter

Date of birth: 25 August 1983
Place of birth: Oxford, UK

James Rossiter has extensive experience. He has come through the ranks of Formula 3, Formula Renault and graduated into development roles for various Formula One teams such as Force India, Super Aguri and Honda.

At Honda he played a key part in the development of the Honda RA109, which Jenson Button drove to the 2009 Formula One World Drivers’ Championship title.

James has also made six appearances in the WEC, in the highly contested LMP1 category, and has had a successful career in Super GT and Super Formula in Japan.

James joined DS TECHEETAH Formula E Team in July 2018 as development driver.

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