user icon
user icon

Muller completes Dragon 2019/20 line-up

  • Published on 18 Sep 2019 11:01
  • comments 0
  • By: Fergal Walsh

GEOX Dragon has confirmed that Nico Muller has joined the team for the sixth season of Formula E.

Muller will race alongside ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley, who was confirmed at the American-licensed team last month.

27-year-old Muller currently sits second in the DTM championship, where he races for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline.

Muller has tested Formula E cars in recent years, however he has never made a race entry, meaning he will be a rookie when the 2019/20 FE season kicks off in Saudi Arabia.

“I love street racing and I am looking forward to lining up against the best guys out there," said Muller. "Formula E is particularly challenging, especially for a rookie, but I think we have an extremely exciting year ahead of us.

"We are looking forward to competing with these major OEMs, and I am pumped to be able to put pressure on the big teams right from the start in Riyadh.

“I have already met and started working with most of the yeam. They are an extremely motivated group of racers.

"They have proven their ability to win races and challenge for podiums in Formula E. They have done it before, and we aim to do it in season six.

“We have a big challenge ahead of us. We are an independent manufacturer, and the level of competition in Formula E is the highest in motorsport, but I have a lot of confidence in the team. 

"We have a compact structure, and everyone has a full grasp on the project, so together we will be able to move quickly and optimise the Penske Autosport package.” 

With Muller's confirmation, there are still seven more seats left to fill for the upcoming season. 

Last season, GEOX Dragon ended up ninth in the teams' championship, picking up four top-ten finishes, including two fifth-place classifications, throughout the campaign.

"I am very excited to have Nico behind the wheel of the #7 Penske EV-4 this season," said team owner and founder Jay Penske.

"Nico is a fierce competitor, and with him, we have the pieces in place to compete with the major OEM’s in this landmark Formula E season. I look forward to very solid results in the upcoming season.” 

Replies (0)

Login to reply

BE Grand Prix of Belgium

Local time 

BE Grand Prix of Belgium

Local time 

Related news

Test calendar

Circuit de Catalunya - Winter testing

Circuit de Catalunya - Winter testing

See full test schedule

Give your opinion!

Will Bottas challenge Hamilton for the world championship in 2020?

World Championship standings 2020

Show full world champion standings

Formula 1 Calendar - 2020

Date
Grand Prix
Circuit
-
Spain
-
Spain
3 - Jul 5 2020
Austria
10 - Jul 12 2020
Austria
17 - Jul 19 2020
Hungary
31 - Aug 2 2020
United Kingdom
7 - Aug 9 2020
United Kingdom
14 - Aug 16 2020
Spain
28 - Aug 30 2020
Belgium
4 - Sep 6 2020
Italy
11 - Sep 13 2020
Italy
25 - Sep 27 2020
Russian
9 - Oct 11 2020
Germany
23 - Oct 25 2020
Portugal
31 - Nov 1 2020
Italy
13 - Nov 15 2020
Turkey
27 - Nov 29 2020
Bahrain
11 - Dec 13 2020
United Arab Emirates
See full schedule

Formula 1 Calendar - 2020

Date
Grand Prix & Circuit
3 - Jul 5 2020
Austria Red Bull Ring
10 - Jul 12 2020
Austria Red Bull Ring
17 - Jul 19 2020
Hungary Hungaroring
31 - Aug 2 2020
United Kingdom Silverstone
7 - Aug 9 2020
United Kingdom Silverstone
14 - Aug 16 2020
28 - Aug 30 2020
4 - Sep 6 2020
Italy Monza
11 - Sep 13 2020
Italy Mugello
25 - Sep 27 2020
Russian Sochi Autodrom
9 - Oct 11 2020
Germany Nurburgring
23 - Oct 25 2020
31 - Nov 1 2020
13 - Nov 15 2020
Turkey Istanbul Park
27 - Nov 29 2020
11 - Dec 13 2020
United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit
See full schedule
show sidebar