Mahindra Racing Announces Driver Line-up
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New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Former Formula One driver and 2015 DTM Champion Pascal Wehrlein Tuesday joined Mahindra Racing as he is set to make makes his ABB FIA Formula E debut.

His teammate will be highly experienced Formula E regular and double race-winner Jérôme D'Ambrosio.

Wehrlein holds the record for being the youngest competitor in DTM, the youngest to win a DTM race and in 2015 became the youngest to win the title at the age of just 20.

Before this, his single-seater prowess shone through as he took honours as 2011 ADAC Formula Masters Champion, F3 European Championship Top Rookie and Formula 3 Euro Series Vice-Champion.

In 2014, he became development and simulator driver for the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and, following his DTM success, Wehrlein competed in two full seasons of Formula One, contesting for Manor Racing and Sauber F1 Team.

Now, at the age of 23, the German-Mauritian driver makes the move to all-electric single seaters with race-winning team Mahindra Racing. PTI KHS

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