New Zealander Mitch Evans made his ABB FIA Formula E debut with Panasonic Jaguar Racing in 2016 when the British team returned to racing. In his second season with the team, Mitch, widely seen as one of the quickest drivers on the grid, secured a series of firsts for Panasonic Jaguar Racing including super pole, podium finish and pole position. He finished season four in sixth position in the drivers standings.
Mitch started karting at the age of six and won the NZ Grand Prix at 16. Mentored by former F1 racer Mark Webber, the young driver went on to win the 2012 GP3 title. Moving to GP2 in 2013 and at just 18 years of age, while still a rookie, Mitch became the youngest driver in GP2 history to stand on the podium after finishing third in Sepang Malaysia. More success followed in 2015 when Mitch finished second at the 24 hours in Sepang Malaysia.
25-year-old, British racing driver Alex Lynn joined Panasonic Jaguar Racing for the second half of Season Five ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Alex's first competitive race for the team took place in race 7, in Rome.
Lynn offers a wealth of knowledge and experience within Formula E having previously represented the British manufacturer at Jaguar Racing’s pre-season test at Donnington Park in 2016. Alex was also a former reserve and test driver for DS Virgin Racing, and subsequently promoted to a full race seat for the entire season four championship.
Starting his racing career in karting at age eleven, Lynn has excelled in both single seaters and sports cars. His career highlights include winning the 2017 Sebring 12 Hours, being crowned the 2014 GP3 World Champion, plus multiple wins and pole positions in GP2. Alex’s CV has also included a 2-year stint as the Williams Formula 1 Team Test driver.
Ho-Pin Tung joined Panasonic Jaguar Racing as the official reserve & test driver for the team’s return to motor racing in 2016 and is confirmed to remain with the British team for season five.
With over a decade of international motor racing under his belt, Chinese/Dutch driver Ho-Pin Tung’s many achievements include test driver roles for Williams F1 and Renault F1, multiple single seater and Asian Le Mans Series championship wins. He is a multiple race winner in FIA WEC and won his class at the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2017.
THE TEAM BEHIND THE TEAM
There may only be two people behind the wheel on race day, but there’s an army of engineers, mechanics and analysts, all working behind the scenes and around-the-clock to ensure optimum performance is achieved.