Porsche has announced the extension of its participation in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship until the end of the 2025/2026 season. This announcement comes before the upcoming London E-Prix scheduled for July 29/30. Initially, the Stuttgart-based car manufacturer had planned its involvement in this pioneering electric racing series only for five years, ending with the 2023/2024 season. Porsche’s commitment will now include both the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team and their customer team, Avalanche Andretti, both of whom are heading to the season finale with promising prospects.
Why It Matters
Porsche’s ongoing investment in Formula E underlines the brand’s dedication to shaping the future of electric mobility, while also providing exhilarating racing entertainment for fans worldwide. As part of this extended commitment, Porsche will continue to field the latest third-generation race cars, like the Porsche 99X Electric, in the Formula E World Championship. Additionally, Porsche will actively participate in designing the upcoming fourth-generation vehicle slated to race from the 2026/2027 season.
- Porsche made its Formula E debut in 2019 and has now extended its commitment by two years, up to and including the 2025/2026 season.
- Both the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team and customer team Avalanche Andretti have high hopes for the season finale.
- Porsche will continue to race its third-generation cars such as the Porsche 99X Electric and contribute to the design of the next-gen vehicles for the 2026/2027 season.
- Porsche’s involvement in Formula E represents its commitment to developing high-performance, environmentally friendly, and energy-efficient vehicles.
Porsche’s decision to extend its engagement with Formula E showcases its long-term vision of enhancing electric mobility worldwide. Their ongoing participation allows for accelerated development of advanced EV technologies while contributing to the thrilling competition that has become synonymous with Formula E. The continuous commitment by brands like Porsche guarantees a high-quality sporting spectacle, maintaining Formula E as the pinnacle of electric motorsport.
In the 2023 season, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team will compete with the new Porsche 99X Electric. Porsche’s involvement this season has been their most successful yet, with four victories secured by Pascal Wehrlein and António Félix da Costa. Alongside, Porsche has supported a customer team for the first time, Avalanche Andretti, led by Jake Dennis, who has already clinched two victories this season, entering the finale as a strong title contender.
Finally, the all-electric Porsche Taycan Turbo S, the official safety car for the races, further underscores Porsche’s commitment to Formula E and the future of electric motorsport.