Rosberg Xtreme Racing announced their first Extreme E driver ahead of the inaugural season of Extreme E which gets underway in March 2021. Johan Kristoffersson who will compete for the team commented saying:
I’m incredibly proud to be joining Rosberg Xtreme Racing. Extreme E is a brand new race series and challenge that will visit some amazing locations to help promote an important message, so to be a part of that is very exciting for me.
“As a driver, you always want to be surrounded by winners. In Nico and the team he has assembled, we have a team committed to winning. We have a lot of preparation to do before the start of the season in March 2021, but I’m pumped to get started.
CEO and Founder of Extreme E Alejandro Agag commented on the announcement saying:
Johan Kristoffersson is an incredible addition to the Extreme E driver line-up. He has recently won his third World Rallycross title and has a fantastic history in a variety of motorsport disciplines, so I’m sure he will be very competitive in Extreme E too. I look forward to seeing him behind the wheel of the ODYSSEY 21 at the Extreme E test in December.
Team Principal of Rosberg Xtreme Racing Kimmo Liimatainen commented on Wednesday’s announcement saying:
To attract a driver of Johan’s talents is an exciting development for RXR. Johan has excelled in multiple disciplines throughout his career and brings with him a level of experience that will help the team prepare and perform at the highest level both before and during our first season of Extreme E
Rosberg Xtreme Racing Founder and CEO Nico Rosberg commented saying:
We are delighted to welcome a driver of Johan’s pedigree to the RXR family. As a former driver and now team founder, I have huge respect for what Johan has achieved in motorsport so far and look forward to being a part of his next chapter. In Johan we have one of the best off-road drivers in the world who adds to our team’s passion for racing and commitment to driving positive societal change.