ABB the title sponsor of the Formula E all electric racing series confirmed on Wednesday that former IndyCar driver and Formula E driver Simona De Silvestro has been named as a global ambassador for the Formula E series.
Speaking about the news, the 30 year old Swiss racing driver commented by saying:
I’m delighted to be part of such an exciting partnership with ABB and Formula E, “particularly as the Championship is growing in strength every year. Its values relating to sustainability and mobility, among many others, are such important topics for all of us and I’m proud to be able to contribute to their shared mission.
Frank Muehlon, Head of ABB’s Global Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure commented on the news saying:
We are delighted to welcome Simona De Silvestro as a new ABB ambassador of Formula E. As a seasoned racing driver in several motorsports, she is an ideal person to champion the power and potential of e-mobility. In season 5, with her support, ABB will continue to push the boundaries of e-mobility as part of our commitment to run the world without consuming the earth.