Guenther Joins Nissan for Season 8

Maximilian Guenther has joined Nissan e.Dams for the 2022 Formula E season ending his two-year stint at BMW and Andretti Autosport. 

The German driver will line-up against season two champion Sebastein Buemi.

After the departure of BMW from the series this season. Guenther was happy to be rejoining an OEM team for season eight.

Guenther said: “It makes me feel very proud to become part of the Nissan e.dams family.

“The team has big ambitions in Formula E and I’m full of motivation to contribute to the success of this project.

“To compete for one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world is an honour and a great new step in my career.

“I’m looking forward to this exciting journey.”

Nissan has confirmed its ongoing participation in Formula E by committing to the Gen3 regulations, which boosts Guenther’s chances of remaining on the grid with teams leaning towards continuity in their driver line-up for next summer as they develop the new car.

Nissan chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta added: “Maximilian brings a wealth of experience, having three Formula E race victories under his belt.

“I am sure that he will very quickly settle in and succeed in what is one of the most talented grids of any global motorsports series.”

“Our long-term commitment to Formula E gives us a powerful platform from which to demonstrate the exciting performance of our zero-emission EV technology, and how racing in the all-electric series helps us build better cars for our customers through our track-to-road technology transfer engineering collaboration.”

Nissan e.dams has also confirmed that Super GT and Super Formula racer Mitsunori Takaboshi will continue in his role as test and reserve driver.

Meanwhile, Jann Mardenborough will remain as the team’s simulator driver.

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