Formula E Signs Deal With Renault Sport As Electric Series' Technical Partner Renault Sport "has signed up to be the technical partner for the new Formula E series, which is set to launch next season with a series of events on a range of new street circuits". Renault "will work alongside Spark Racing Technology to build and supply the cars that will be used in the series for electric cars" -- with the 42 machines being produced for the inaugural season set to be known as "Spark-Renaults." In addition, Tag Heuer "has also been announced as official timing partner for the new series" Crash.net.
Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag said that "the importance of getting a major motor manufacturer involved in FE could not be underestimated." Agag: "Not only is Renault one of the world's leading car manufacturers, with a very successful motorsport pedigree, it is also a pioneer for electric vehicles -- being the first full-range car manufacturer to market zero-emission vehicles. To have a manufacturer of this caliber onboard is a great testament to the growing appeal of the FIA Formula E Championship" Autosport
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