Techeeta Formula E Race Team
One of two newcomers in the 3rd Season of Formula E, Techeetah acquired the Team Aguri franchise license at the end of the second season in 2016. Techeetah (钛麒), pronounced ‘Ta-chi-ta’ meaning “titanium” Kulin (unicorn or 麒 a fictional animal from Chinese culture) is owned by Chinese sports marketing and management giant SECA, a subsidiary of China Media Capital (CMC).
Qing Hua Ma, China. Born 1987
Jean-Eric Vergne, French. Born 1990
Edmund Chu, Owner
Techeetah kept most of the old Aguri leadership in the form of Mark Preston as Team Principal
Leo Thomas as Technical Director.
100% Electric Single Seater
Peak performance: Torque 170ft.lb and 230N.m
Max power (limited): 200kw, equivalent to 270bhp
Race mode (power-saving): 150kW, equivalent to 201bhp
Fanboost: The three drivers with the most online fan vote will each receive one five-second ‘power boost’ per car, temporarily increasing their car’s power to 180kW(243bhp) from 170kW
Acceleration: 0 – 100 km/h (0-62mph) in 3s – Estimated
Maximum speed: 225 km/h (FIA limited) – Estimated
IN THE NEWS
2017 Week 7 - Season 3 Race 3
The 3rd event in the current series of the Formula-E electric vehicle street racing calendar held Buenos Aires Argentina ended yet again with a victorious Renault.eDams team. The e.Dams driver, Swiss-born Sebastian Buemi clinched his 3rd win of the series. The Brasilian Lucas Di Grassi’s 2nd position kept Audi’s ABT Schaeffler standings in the overall second position. The Chinese teams of Next EV and Techeeta were the only teams climbing the rankings, now lying 4th and 5th respectively. Newcomer Panasonic Jaguar has yet to score a single point in the 3rd season, with its drivers Evans and Carrol ending 18th and 19th.