Audi team takes up Formula E electric challenge

A team from carmaker Audi and ABT Sportsline is the latest to to pull up to the start line in the Formula E electric car series which opens next year. The […]

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By Vicky Ellis

A team from carmaker Audi and ABT Sportsline is the latest to to pull up to the start line in the Formula E electric car series which opens next year.

The Audi Sport ABT team is the seventh to enter the new FIA Formula E Championship and will be the only German outfit.

Motor racing business ABT Sportsline has had numerous successes in the German touring car tournament DTM. Its Team Principal, Hans-Jürgen Abt said the new Formula E series will be “a great show for fans around the world”.

Head of Audi Motorsport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich added: “We’re keeping our fingers crossed for the squad on tackling this new challenge and are planning to support its commitment with drivers from our factory line-up if required.”