Here’s a quick run-down of all the drivers and teams competing in the fourth season of Formula E in no particular order. Pick your favourite and follow their progress through the season here and on fiaformulae.com!

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

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The ABT Schaeffler team has been participating in FE since the debut season but Audi has stepped in to make it full-factory backed works team just this year. They have a drivers’ title with Lucas di Grassi but are yet to take the constructor’s title from Renault.

Drivers
Lucas di Grassi
Wins: 6
Podiums: 20
Poles: 3
DoB: 11/08/1984
From: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Daniel Abt
Wins: 0
Podiums: 4
Poles: 1
DoB: 13/12/1992
From: Kempten, Germany

Renault e.dams

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The ones to beat as the undefeated constructor in all three seasons of Formula E so far with a drivers’ title too won by lead driver Buemi while Prost has a won a few races too. It’s not that surprising considering the team is presided over by DAMS founder Jean-Paul Driot and 4-time F1 Champion Alain Prost.

Drivers
Sebastian Buemi
Wins: 12
Podiums: 17
Poles: 8
DoB: 31/10/1988
From: Aigle, Switzerland

Nico Prost
Wins: 3
Podiums: 5
Poles: 3
DoB: 18/08/1981
From: Saint-Chamond, France

Mahindra Racing

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This team made their debut in international single-seater racing with the debut of Formula E. Mahindra has made the most progress of the other teams on the grid and have come extremely close to be title contenders to Audi ABT and Renault e.DAMS this season. This is in particular thanks to their drivers too, F1 veteran Nick Heidfeld and the rookie sensation – Felix Rosenqvist.

Drivers
Nick Heidfeld
Wins: 0
Podiums: 7
Poles: 0
DoB: 10/05/1977
From: Mönchengladbach, Germany

Felix Rosenqvist
Wins: 1
Podiums: 6
Poles: 3
DoB: 07/11/1991
From: Sweden

Nio Formula E Team

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This is the team that started in the debut season of FE as Team China Racing and carried Piquet Jr. to the drivers’ championship in that year. Since then however, the team has not been able to keep up with the leaders and has had a disappointing few seasons. It now has a fresh driver, Filippi, on-board and is hoping to rise up the ranks again.

Drivers
Oliver Turvey
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 1
DoB: 01/04/1987
From: Penrith, UK

Luca Filippi
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 0
DoB: 09/08/1985
From: Savigliano, Italy

Panasonic Jaguar Racing

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One of the first big un’s to join the sport at a later stage, Jaguar has made its return to motorsport after a long gap and has chosen Formula E to be the platform. The manufacturer has plenty electric vehicles on their horizon, including the already unveiled I-Pace which will also have its own support race series in S5, called the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy. Now in their second year, the team hopes to have learnt from its poor start in its debut season and has retained Mitch Evans and signed on Nelson Piquet Jr. for this season.

Drivers
Nelson Piquet Jr
Wins: 2
Podiums: 5
Poles: 1
DoB: 25/07/1985
From: Heidelberg, Germany

Mitch Evans
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 0
DoB: 24/06/1994
From: New Zealand

DS Virgin Racing

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Originally starting as Virgin Racing, the team partnered with French luxury carmaker DS in season two, they became DS Virgin Racing. Sam Bird has been a competitive driver for the title since the debut of the sport while Alex Lynn is their new signing.

Drivers
Sam Bird
Wins: 5
Podiums: 10
Poles: 4
DoB: 09/01/1987
From: Roehampton, England

Alex Lynn
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 1
DoB: 17/09/1993
From: England

Venturi Formula E

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A team that has been on the FE roster from the beginning, Venturi Automobiles are known for building electric land-speed record-breaking vehicles. They seem to have had trouble retaining talent while being competent enough for a few podium positions. For the new season, Venturi has retained Maro Engel and got on board Edoardo Mortara.

Drivers
Maro Engel
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 0
DoB: 27/08/1985
From: Germany

Edoardo Mortara
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 0
DoB: 12/01/1987
From: Geneva, Switzerland

MS+AD Andretti Formula E

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Veterans of motorsports, Andretti Autosport have expanded to participate in FE as one of the founding teams since its inaugral season. They have retained Costa from the last season while having roped in veteran racer Kamui Kobayashi for the new season. Notably, this team has taken more different drivers to an FE podium than any other team so far but can they finally get that elusive win or maybe even a few of them this season? They are sure to be even stronger contenders next season when their partnership with BMW will become a full-manufacturer program.

Drivers
Antonio Felix da Costa
Wins: 1
Podiums: 1
Poles: 0
DoB: 31/08/1991
From: Cascais, Portugal

Kamui Kobayashi
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 0
DoB: 13/09/1986
From: Amagasaki, Japan

Dragon Racing

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This small-manufacturer has also been on-board with FE since the inaugral season with reasonable success thus far. The American racing team used to to compete in the IndyCar Series prior to Formula E. They have retained Jerome D’Ambrosio since the beginning and have signed Neel Jani as their second driver for this season.

Drivers
Jerome D’Ambrosio
Wins: 2
Podiums: 6
Poles: 2
DoB: 27/12/1985
From: Etterbeck, Belgium

Neel Jani
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 0
DoB: 08/12/1983
From: Rorschach, Switzerland

TECHEETAH

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Another team that joined the fray just last year was TECHEETAH which has taken over the slot previously held by Team Aguri. This is another Chinese-based team in the sport and are using powertrains bought from Renault e.dams and even secured a win in its debut season. For their second year in FE, they have retained Jean-Eric Vergne and have signed on Andre Lotterer.

Drivers
Jean-Eric Vergne
Wins: 1
Podiums: 4
Poles: 4
DoB: 25/04/1990
From: Pontoise, France

Andre Lotterer
Wins: 0
Podiums: 0
Poles: 0
DoB: 18/11/1991
From: Germany

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