Oliver Rowland Returns to Lead Nissan Method E Workforce Alongside Prime Rookie Sacha Fenestraz for Season 10

The Nissan Method E Workforce is gearing up for an electrifying Season 10 of the ABB FIA Method E World Championship with an replace to its driver lineup that includes the returning Oliver Rowland and the promising rookie Sacha Fenestraz.

“We’re delighted to announce Oliver Rowland and Sacha Fenestraz because the Nissan Method E Workforce drivers for Season 10. We’re very completely happy to welcome Oliver again, we all know his expertise and expertise and we’re certain he’ll contribute considerably to the longer term success of the staff. He’ll full a powerful pairing with Sacha, who proved his uncooked expertise since he joined,” Tommaso Volpe, managing director and staff principal, Nissan Method E Workforce, informed media at a press convention.

Rowland is changing Norman Nato for the upcoming season.

A seasoned driver, Rowland rejoins the staff after a profitable run as a rookie from Seasons 5 to 7. Rowland boasts a powerful observe file, securing 5 pole positions and 5 podium finishes, together with a triumphant victory in Berlin in 2020. Past his Method E accomplishments, Rowland clinched the 2015 Method Renault 3.5 Sequence title and secured third place within the 2017 FIA Method 2 championship.

“I’m actually excited, it’s a little bit of a homecoming for me, again to the place I began my Method E journey and someplace I had a number of success. The staff has been on an ideal trajectory during the last 12 months, with performances bettering. I’m assured Sacha and I’ll make a powerful pairing, he confirmed unimaginable pace in his first season. I’m wanting ahead to getting again to work, able to go and may’t wait to see what we will do as a staff,” Rowland stated.

Becoming a member of Rowland is prime rookie Sacha Fenestraz, who will proceed his developmental journey with the Nissan Method E Workforce. Fenestraz made a powerful influence in Season 9 as a rookie, demonstrating outstanding adaptability to Method E equipment. Notably, he secured pole place and recorded the quickest Method E lap ever on the Cape City E-Prix, a testomony to his swift mastery of the electrical racing panorama. Fenestraz additionally constantly battled on the entrance of the pack, showcasing his potential as a drive to be reckoned with.

“I’m extraordinarily excited to proceed my journey with Nissan Method E Workforce. I’ll assault this season with a brand new strategy as it is going to be my second 12 months within the championship, so we’re aiming to hit the bottom operating instantly!” Fenestraz revealed in a press assertion.

Season 10 holds unprecedented promise for Method E lovers, with an intensive calendar of 17 races scheduled, together with the extremely anticipated first-ever E-Prix in Japan, set to unfold in Tokyo on March 30, 2024. The stage is ready for an exhilarating pre-season testing session in Valencia from Oct. 23-27, adopted by the championship’s curtain-raiser in Mexico Metropolis on Jan. 13, 2024.

“He [Rowland] will full a powerful pairing with Sacha, who proved his uncooked expertise since he joined… It’s going to be our second 12 months racing as Nissan Method E Workforce within the collection, we’ve realized quite a bit already and can look to make extra constructive steps on our Method E journey,” Volpe provides.

Fenestraz shares his eagerness to construct on his maiden 12 months’s success, expressing his intention to strategy the upcoming season with a refined technique. As he embarks on his second 12 months within the championship, Fenestraz is set to safe constant constructive outcomes and contribute to the staff’s development.

Nissan’s involvement in Method E is a part of its bigger dedication to carbon neutrality by 2050. By electrifying its automobile choices and leveraging its racing expertise, Nissan goals to speed up the transition to a sustainable and zero-emission transportation future.


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