A few weeks after unveiling the new black and gold car livery, the team will line up tomorrow for the official Season 10 open tests in Valencia, Spain
Two-time Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne and 2022 world champion Stoffel Vandoorne will get 3 days of running against the other 20 drivers
Robert Shwartzman joins again the DS PENSKE squad as rookie driver
The FIA ABB Formula E championship is back with the traditional open tests on October 24th, 25th and 27th, 2023, in Valencia, Spain.
The open test is always a big moment for teams and drivers. After a 2 month hiatus, the 11 teams will face each other over three days of official timed practice. The 2022 champion Stoffel Vandoorne and the 2-time Formula E Champion Jean-Eric Vergne are eager to hit the track of the legendary Ricardo Tormo circuit. The three days of running will be used to shake down the cars which have been completely rebuilt after the end of Season 9 and to test a variety of of settings in preparation for the first race of the season in Mexico City on 13 January 2024.
DS PENSKE is pleased to welcome back the Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 reserve driver, Robert Shwartzman behind the wheels of the DS E-TENSE FE23 for the rookie running sessions. Last April, Robert completed a successful day and placed in 5th at the rookie day in Berlin, Germany.
Robert Shwartzman, DS PENSKE rookie driver
‘Very excited to get the opportunity to drive the DS E-TENSE FE23 again. I like the team, everyone is nice and welcoming. To get my first taste of Formula E was really special in Berlin, it felt comfortable and good all day long and I am very curious to try it here in Valencia, I really can’t wait to be behind the wheels again!’
About PENSKE AUTOSPORT
PENSKE AUTOSPORT is an American racing team founded in 2007 by Jay Penske. The team is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, the largest single metropolitan EV market in the world.
After many successful years competing in IndyCar (2007-2014), the team embraced the shift to electric mobility and became one of the founding teams of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The team motto is the Latin phrase “E Pluribus Unum” – meaning “out of many, there is one.”
About DS Automobiles
Driven by the spirit of the avant-garde and backed by an exceptional heritage, the DS brand, born in 2014, aims to embody the French art of travel.
Based on numerous records since its entry into Formula E in 2015, including double Teams’ and Drivers’ titles, DS Automobiles is at the forefront of electrification by already selling each of its models with an electrified version. From 2024, every new model launched by DS Automobiles will be 100% electric.
With a presence in 40 countries, the DS brand has created and is developing an exclusive distribution network throughout the world.