One week after the end of the ABB FIA Formula E 17/18 championship, all thoughts are already on track for the upcoming season 5. In addition to the new car and racing news, there is a lot of excitement about new riders and main teams.
About the Brazilians, nothing new. Lucas di Grassi is confirmed with Audi and will have Daniel Abt as his team mate and Nelsinho Piquet is still in Jaguar, sharing the pitches with Mitch Evans.
Felipe Massa still does not know who will be his companion in Venturi. The favorite is Edoardo Mortara, but Gary Paffett, who tested with the Monaco team at the event for newcomers and impressed, is the one running outside.
Nick Heidfeld is another who will not be in the category. Dismissed by Mahindra, the German considers another direction for his career. Alias, the Indian team still does not have certain the permanence of Felix Rosenqvist, who can migrate to Indy.
On the other hand, Sam Bird, third place in season 4, has announced that he will be in DS Virgin for the next championship. There was an interest of BMW Andretti to make a pair with the Portuguese Antonio Felix da Costa, but the British will continue with the sports division of Citroen.
Maro Engel (Formerly Venturi), Daniel Juncadella, Lucas Auer and Paul Di Resta are all speculated names, as well as the driver who can stay out of Venturi, in this case Mortara or Paffett.