December 4, 2023

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Lotterer announced his departure from the Formula E Championship to focus on the World Endurance Championship (WEC).

Lotterer announced his departure from the Formula E Championship to focus on the World Endurance Championship (WEC).

Andretti He posted a brief statement on social media confirming the departure of Andre Lotterer at the end of the 2022/23 Formula E season.

He said like this: “We can confirm that Andre Lotterer He will not return to the team in 2024. We would like to thank Andre for all his efforts and wish him the best in his future endeavours.”

News of Lotterer’s departure from Andretti Global comes after a poor season in which he finished 18th in the standings with his best result being a fourth-place finish in the opening race in Mexico City. Moreover, SHis last result in the points standings was in the first race in Berlin, where he finished eighth.

Difficulties faced by the lottery This was highlighted by the good form of his teammate Jake Dennis, who claimed 11 podium finishes, including two wins, on his way to the title.

Andretti ad signs End of the lottery stage In Formula E, which began with him joining the Techeetah team for the 2017/18 season.

He signed with the official Porsche team in 2019/20, before joining the German brand’s client team, Andretti, in 2022/23.

Throughout his six seasons in the electric single-seater class, Lotterer finished second seven times, but failed to take any victories. His best championship finish was eighth place, which he achieved in each of his first three seasons.

Lotterer (41 years old) confirmed that he will focus all his focus on his commitments in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) with Porsche for the 2024 season, and above all, thinking about the challenge of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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These were his parting words on social networks: “It was a wonderful stage, from Formula BMW and Formula Renault to Formula 3, Champ Car, Formula Nippon, Super Formula, Formula 1, and finally to the Formula E family that I joined.” Season 4 begins in 2017.

“I would like to thank the people who helped me join this innovative and beautiful championship; Leo Thomas, Julian and Alexander Jacobi, JEV and the Techeetah team! The adventures together were wonderful! Many thanks to TAG Heuer Porsche FAITH for also giving me the opportunity to drive the team in its debut in Formula E in Season 6, and last but not least, engineer Fabrice Roussel, who has shown incredible support from the beginning and all the way through all three Formula E teams, and even to the Avalanche Andretti Formula E Team for their trust in me during Season 9.”

“I would personally like to thank Alejandro Agag, his team and the FIA ​​for creating Formula E, it was an amazing time and it changed a lot of our lives. Formula E has been the most challenging and fun championship ever. “I am extremely grateful and proud to have been involved in Formula E, where I promoted all Sustainable technologies and to meet the amazing people in this pasture, some of whom are now my best friends.”

Andretti has not yet announced who will replace Lotterer in the 2023/24 season.

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