Maserati brings the Germans to Formula E

Maserati brings the Germans to Formula E

Hammer changes in Formula E! German Maximilian Günther (25) is going to the next season of the 2023 World Cup maserati in the beginning. The former BMW and Nissan driver drives alongside Swiss Edoardo Mortara for the outgoing team. venturi it emerges. This was officially announced by Maserati.

“I feel proud and honored to be part of the Maserati family – it will be an exciting journey,” says Günther, who wants to fight for victory again with Maserati. “Edo (Mortara; ed.) and I won both Formula E races. In Season 6, I became the youngest winner in history. Maserati is a big and famous brand. So we want to put your name where it belongs — at the top. I can’t wait for Mexico City to start again.”

Günther remains close to René Rast (McLaren), Pascal Wehrlein (Porsche) and André Lotterer (Andretti) the fourth German in the electric formula. Formula E will enter a new era in 2023 with Gen3 cars (476 hp).

Maximilian Günther will drive for Maserati in Formula E in 2023. His partner will be Edoardo Mortara.

“Season 9 marks an exciting new era for Formula E,” said Team Principal James Rossiter. “We are very happy that Edo has a teammate in Max who is a young man with exceptional talent and great potential,” added Brit. “With this merger we have a strong line-up of drivers for the Gen3 era and we want to be able to fight forward.”
Maserati with Günther back in motorsport

Maserati Racing Director Giovanni Tommaso Sgro is also looking forward to the driver’s marriage to German Günther: “Maserati is returning to racing and we are delighted to welcome Max and Edo to the Trident family for Season 9, which will be an exciting and exciting new era. in Formula E it will be . We are proud to be back on the track we deserve.”

The brand from the Stellantis Group is back on the big motorsport stage. “The E system is more than just a racing series,” emphasizes Sgro. “For us, it is a competitive platform that brings new technologies to accelerate the development of more efficient electric powertrains and smart applications for our sports cars. And as the first Italian brand, we hope to realize our electrification strategy.

With his commitment, Günther is benefiting from the move from former world champion Nyck de Vries to Williams in Formula 1. The former Mercedes driver already had a Maserati contract in his pocket – but pulled an opt-out clause for the F1 opportunity .

Günther debuted in Formula E for Dragon Racing in 2018, then switched bmw and after their departure Nissan. For Bayern he won three times.

Only one cockpit is now free in Formula E: the seat next to René Rast in the new McLaren team (former Mercedes) The season starts with a pre-season test in Valencia in mid-December. The first race will be held on January 14, 2023 in Mexico City.