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The Leaping Catmakes a comebackto racing at thisyeara��s Formula EA�championship

THIS season of the Formula E willbe a significant one for Jaguar, as itA�marks the marqueea��s return to racing.A�At a launch event at the JaguarCollections Centre, the British carA�maker revealed its entry to theA�championship, the I-Type 1. JaguarA�has shed the traditional green livery
in favour of a dramatic fluorescentA�blue and black colourA�scheme. Team drivers includeA�Adam Carroll from NorthernA�Irelanda��whose racing careerA�spans stints in GP2, IndyCar andA�the WECa��and Ho-Pin Tung fromA�China, who participated in theA�first-ever Formula E. Their
youngest driver is 22-year-oldA�New Zealander, Mitch Evans,A�with a GP3 Championship titleand experience of the Le Mans
under his belt.

Trial run
Title partner Panasonic will beA�responsible for all the electronicsA�and automotive tech. The 21-dayA�testing phase of the I-Type wasA�concluded with the demonstrationA�at the Donington Park lastA�week. a�?The championship willA�enable us to engineer and test our
advanced technologies underA�extreme performance conditions.A�We will apply this vital knowledgeA�as part of our real world
development,a�? says Nick Rogers,A�executive director, product engineering
at Jaguar Land RoverA�Team. Meanwhile, team directorA�James Barclay is more pragmatic,A�expressing that the challenge willA�be strong as competitors have aA�two-year head start, which willA�cause them to keep their expectationsA�in check in the first season,
but they are ultimately here toA�win and innovate.A�2016 Formula E opening race atA�Hong Kong ePrix. On October 9

a��Agrima JoshuaA�@agrimonious


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