The Formula E World Championship ended with the race held in Berlin, which witnessed great excitement. The season, in which the Teams and Drivers champions were determined as a result of the race in Berlin, was completed in a very competitive way. DS Automobiles' Formula E team, DS TECHEETAH, achieved important points throughout the championship, placing 3rd in the “Teams” championship and managed to climb the podium in the tough season. António Félix da Costa and Jean-Éric Vergne, the pilots of the DS TECHEETAH team, stated in their statements that they are already focusing on the next season.
The 7th season of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship came to an end with the exciting race in Berlin. DS Automobiles' Formula E team DS TECHEETAH competed fiercely for the Teams and Drivers' championship in the last race of the season. As a result of the Berlin E Prix, the DS TECHEETAH team finished third in the Formula E World Championship and reached the bronze medal.
“The most competitive season”
“This Formula E season has undoubtedly been the most competitive season since the foundation of the championship, both technically and strategically,” said DS Performance Director Thomas Chevaucher. We finished in . Our goal is to work hard to reach the top step of the podium.”
“Following the qualifying round, the team developed an aggressive strategy to seize every opportunity,” said Mark Preston, Team Manager of DS TECHEETAH. “We are delighted to finish third in the first ABB FIA Formula E World Championship with DS Automobiles.”
“Our goal is to come back stronger”
Both drivers of the DS TECHEETAH team completed the season with one win each, demonstrating the full potential of the DS E-TENSE FE21. Jean-Éric Vergne, who is 10th in the drivers' championship, said in his analysis, “We had a lot of good things, but there was also a lot that needed to be improved. But most importantly, the team has kept its philosophy. Our team loves to win and remains strong. We will now work to come back stronger and get a rematch next season. This is our only goal now!” he said.
António, who is 8th in the drivers' ranking, said, “We congratulate the champions on their championships; but be sure to give them a hard time next year! We have a great team and will work hard throughout the holiday. I can't wait to start the new season already," he said.
Season 8 of the Formula E World Championship will kick off from 28-29 January 2022 in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia).