The German manufacturer said on Monday that Portuguese driver Antonio Felix da Costa will drive a Porsche from the 2023 Formula Electric World Championship season. Da Costa, 30, previously drove for the French-Chinese team DS-Techeetah alongside Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne. He is a veteran of this tournament that he has participated in since its inception in 2015.
“a dream come true”
He was crowned there in 2020, when this discipline was not yet a world championship, and he won a total of 7 Grand Prixes. He also won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP2 class this year.
It’s like a dream come true. I hope to win many races for the team He said in a press release. He will replace German driver Andre Lotterer, along with another German driver, Pascal Wehrlein.
New lighter and more powerful electric single-seater called
Gen3, from next season. The 2022 World Championship, which ended on Sunday, saw Belgium’s Stoffel Vandoorne win among the drivers and Mercedes among the manufacturers. However, the superstar brand will be leaving this competition next year and has sold its team to McLaren, another Formula 1 player who has also decided to enter Formula E.