Multiple title-winning outfit Carlin will provide technical support to Mahindra Racing for its attempt on the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship in 2014/15
The British outfit, which has won titles at British F3 and FR3.5 level and is a front runner in the GP2 Series, is to support the Indian-backed team with its engineering and technical expertise for the first season of the all-electric series.
Honoured to work with a company such as Mahindra Racing, which has has signed for F1 drivers Bruno Senna and Karun Chandhok to leads its charge, eponymous owner Trevor Carlin is delighted to have been entrusted with such a bold effort.
“We are incredibly proud to be working with such a big organisation as the Mahindra Group and we are keen to repay their trust in us with a successful Formula E campaign from the outset,” said owner Trevor Carlin.
“It's already clear to us that Mahindra Racing are taking this programme incredibly seriously and are aiming for results at the highest level which we both respect and find very exciting. It speaks volumes about British motorsport that such a big Indian company has chosen a British team to work with and we're very honoured.
“The FIA have been clear in their support of Formula E and it is obvious that electric powertrains and sustainability will play a big part in the future of motorsport. We are very excited to be involved in such a ground breaking series as Formula E from the very start.”