Date of birth: 25 April 1990
Place of birth: Pontoise, France
Driver Number: 25
Fun fact: JEV plays the piano
At 21 years old, Jean-Éric became the youngest ever French driver to compete in Formula One at the time, when he joined Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2012. Upon this, JEV also held the record for being the youngest French driver in history to earn Formula One points when he finished 8th in his second ever F1 Grand Prix. Following three years with Toro Rosso, Jean-Éric was chosen by Scuderia Ferrari as their development driver.
Upon joining Formula E, at the third ever race of the series, JEV immediately showed that he was there to stay, putting it on pole on his first ever time in the car. He went on to achieve three pole positions and three podiums in his first season, and another two podiums in his second season.
JEV joined DS TECHEETAH for the third season of Formula E in 2016. Following on from a successful initial season with the team, JEV went on to clinch back-to-back Drivers’ championship for two years in a row in Season Four and Five, becoming Formula E’s first repeat champion.