The official entry list for the in-season Formula E test in Saudi Arabia has been released with a diverse driver line-up as part of the series’ push to encourage female participation.

The in-season test takes place the day after the 2018/19 Formula E season-opener in Saudi Arabia – the Saudia Ad Diriyah ePrix – with local promoters working with championship organisers to secure a diverse test driver line-up.

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Formula E brings international motorsport to the country for the first time, as part of a 10-year agreement with the General Sports Authority and Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, with the in-season test aimed to give female talent the opportunity to challenge against the top level in the all-electric series.

Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 test driver Tatiana Calderon heads up testing duties with DS Techeetah while BMW have called on junior driver Beitske Visser.

Carmen Jorda joins the Nissan ranks for the test while local driver Amna Al Qubaisi takes part in the historic test with Envision Virgin Racing.

British F3 race-winner Jamie Chadwick secures a test with NIO with former Formula E drivers Simona de Silvestro and Katherine Legge also in action at Venturi and Mahindra respectively.

Formula E test driver line-up:

# Team                                         SESSION 1 SESSION 2

2 Envision Virgin Racing Robin Frijns (NLD) Sam Bird (GBR)

4Envision Virgin Racing Amna Al Qubaisi (UAE) Amna Al Qubaisi (UAE)

5 HWA RACELAB TBC Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL)


7 GEOX DRAGON Jose Maria Lopez (ARG) Max Gunther (DEU)

8 NIO Formula E Team Jamie Chadwick (GBR) Jamie Chadwick (GBR)

16 NIO Formula E Team Oliver Turvey (GBR) Oliver Turvey (GBR)

                            Tom Dillmann (FRA) Tom Dillmann (FRA)

17 HWA RACELAB Gary Paffett (GBR) TBC

19 VENTURI Formula E Team Simona de Silvestro (CHE) Simona de Silvestro (CHE)

20 Panasonic Jaguar Racing Mitch Evans (NZL) Mitch Evans (NZL)

22 Nissan e.dams Carmen Jorda (ESP) Carmen Jorda (ESP)

                            Alex Albon (THA) Alex Albon (THA)

23 Nissan e.dams Sebastien Buemi (CHE) Sebastien Buemi (CHE)

                             Alex Albon (THA) Alex Albon (THA)

25 DS TECHEETAH Tatiana Calderon (COL) Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA)

27 BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT Alexander Sims (GBR) Alexander Sims (GBR)

28 BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT Beitske Visser (NLD) Beitske Visser (NLD)

36 DS TECHEETAH Andre Lotterer (DEU) Tatiana Calderon (COL)

48 VENTURI Formula E Team Felipe Massa (BRA) Edoardo Mortara (CHE)

64 MAHINDRA RACING Jerome D'Ambrosio (BEL) Jerome D'Ambrosio (BEL)

66 Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Formula E Team Nico Muller (CHE) Nico Muller (CHE)

94 MAHINDRA RACING Katherine Legge (GBR) Katherine Legge (GBR)

The 2018/19 Formula E gets underway in Saudi Arabia on December 15.