Neil Jani will take part in Formula E as part of PorscheDecember 15, 2018
The German mark will debut in the championship next year, and the name of the first rider is already known. It is assumed that Brendon Hartley will be Janie’s partner.
The Porsche will take part in the electric series for the first time, but only from the 2019/20 season, but pilots will begin testing the equipment in March next year. The first racer is announced, it remains to wait for the name of the second. Rumor has it that Hartley, the former Toro Rosso driver, could be. Before Formula 1, he played for the German company at WEC.
Janie is also not the first collaboration with Porsche. In 2014, he participated in her team in the LMP1 WEC category. In 2016, together with Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb, the Swiss won the “24 Hours of Le Mans”, which is the biggest victory in his career.
In a press release from Porsche, the driver said that he was looking forward to starting preparations for the race, since participation in the company’s new program is of great importance to him. Their stronger rivals have significant experience, so the team has to do a lot of work before the performance.