Jamie Chadwick granted second test outing with NIO

Race two of the 2018/2019 season, which will take place in Marrakesh on Saturday, 12th January, will then be followed by an official in-season test the next day.

British racer Jamie Chadwick will be back behind the steering wheel of NIO’s Gen-2 car, having thoroughly enjoyed her maiden outing after the recent Saudia Ad Diriyah e-Prix.

“I’m thrilled to be jumping back into the NIO Season 5 Formula E car at the official rookie test event in Marrakesh,” said Chadwick.

Jamie Chadwick granted second test outing with NIO Formula E Team, Photo: Joe Portlock / LAT Images

“I loved every minute of the first test in Riyadh and now I am acclimatised to the car, I am confident we can have a successful test. Once again, a huge thank you to Gérry (Hughes) and the team for giving me the opportunity. I cannot wait.”

The British driver – the only female in history to win a race in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship – will again join the team as they continue to focus on set-up work and an ongoing testing development programme.

“After a somewhat reduced test event programme in Saudi Arabia due to a technical issue beyond our control, I am obviously very pleased to extend the opportunity for Jamie to test with us once again. This is obviously a case of ‘same car, different testing environment,’ but one that I know that she will relish and it will be very interesting to witness her progress during the day”, summarised NIO Team Principal Gérry Hughes.

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