Most successful driver on the grid, with 32 podiums in 69 races, Lucas maintains determination in the fight for his second title
Lucas Di Grassi has confirmed he will race for the Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler team in another Formula E World Championship season. In doing so the 2017 champion states his determination to fight for his second world title. The most successful driver in the history of the series, with 32 podiums in 69 races (46% of the total), Lucas will be partnered by German René Rast, another high-profile driver, who holds two prestigious DTM championship titles. The duo will be one of the most competitive in a grid full of great talents.
Di Grassi has competed in Formula E since the debut of the series and has been the protagonist of several milestones, such as the victory in the first race in history (China, 2014), the victory in the return of motorsport to Switzerland after six decades (2019), the record of points among all competitors (796), among several other feats.
“I have experienced a little of everything in these six years: from great successes, defeats, very strong emotions. But the best is yet to come … Together with Audi and René I will do my best in 2021 to be among those who will dispute the title of champion ”, said Lucas. “I also want to thank the fans of the countries where we have gone racing in these first six seasons, but especially the people from Brazil, who are always very affectionate and attentive to my campaigns and competitions. I am proud of this crowd and of the friends I made among the fans in these years of my career. Thank you very much, ”added Di Grassi.
The seventh season of the Formula E World Championship will start in mid-January in Chile. The season will feature twelve events.