Formula E reveals 2018-19 entry

Frijins won't be back with Andretti
Frijns won't be back with Andretti

With less than a month until the season opener in Hong Kong on Dec. 2, Formula E has confirmed its full team and driver entry list for the 2017/18 season. Five new faces will take to the grid, with 15 returning talents including all three former champions of the all-electric open-wheel series.

Season 3 champion Lucas di Grassi returns to defend his title for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler with Renault e.dams' Sebastien Buemi looking to take a second championship after falling short at the Montreal season finale. Both line up alongside their previous teammates Daniel Abt and Nicolas Prost, respectively.

Formula E's first champion, Nelson Piquet Jr., will be racing with his new team Panasonic Jaguar Racing in a bid to return to the top of the points table, backed up by teammate Mitch Evans in the sister car.

Among the five new drivers for Season Four will be Edoardo Mortara, who joins Maro Engel at Venturi Formula E. Neel Jani who will partner Jerome d'Ambrosio at Dragon Racing, Andre Lotterer will join Jean-Eric Vergne at TECHEETAH while Tom Blomqvist joins Antonio Felix da Costa at Andretti. Italian former IndyCar driver Luca Filippi completes the NIO Formula E Team line-up with Oliver Turvey.

Alex Lynn steps up to a full-time drive for the DS Virgin Racing team after a one-off outing last season in New York City, with Sam Bird rounding out the team's all-British line-up. Over at Mahindra Racing, both drivers remain unchanged, with 2016/17 top rookie Felix Rosenqvist partnering Nick Heidfeld.

The season starts in less than one month's time, with a double-header on the streets of Hong Kong on Dec 2-3.

NO.

TEAM

CAR

DRIVER

1

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

Audi e-tron FE04

Lucas di Grassi (BRA)

2

DS Virgin Racing

DS Virgin DSV-03

Sam Bird (GBR)

3

Panasonic Jaguar Racing

Jaguar I-Type II

Nelson Piquet (BRA)

4

Venturi Formula E Team

Venturi VM200-FE-03

Edoardo Mortara (CHE)

5

Venturi Formula E Team

Venturi VM200-FE-03

Maro Engel (DEU)

6

Dragon

Penske EV-2

Neel Jani (CHE)

7

Dragon

Penske EV-2

Jerome d'Ambrosio (BEL)

8

Renault e.dams

Renault Z.E. 17

Nicolas Prost (FRA)

9

Renault e.dams

Renault Z.E. 17

Sebastien Buemi (CHE)

16

NIO Formula E Team

NextEV NIO Sport 003

Oliver Turvey (GBR)

18

TECHEETAH

Renault Z.E. 17

Andre Lotterer (BEL)

19

Mahindra Racing

Mahindra M4Electro

Felix Rosenqvist (SWE)

20

Panasonic Jaguar Racing

Jaguar I-Type II

Mitch Evans (NZL)

23

Mahindra Racing

Mahindra M4Electro

Nick Heidfeld (DEU)

25

TECHEETAH

Renault Z.E. 17

Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA)

27

Andretti Formula E

Andretti ATEC-03

Tom Blomqvist (GBR)

28

Andretti Formula E

Andretti ATEC-03

Antonio Felix da Costa (PRT)

36

DS Virgin Racing

DS Virgin DSV-03

Alex Lynn (GBR)

66

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

Audi e-tron FE04

Daniel Abt (DEU)

68

NIO Formula E Team (GBR)

NextEV NIO Sport 003

Luca Filippi (ITA)

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