Updated: Formula E 2018/19 teams and driversby Web Editor on 9th November 2018
Formula E season five begins on December 15. Here are all of the Gen 2 cars and drivers announced so far, plus the Formula E 2018/19 calendar
Confirmed Formula E season five (2018/19) drivers
Gary Paffett will join series newcomers HWA RACELAB for season five, run by Mercedes DTM boss Ulrich Fritz in partnership with Venturi. Mercedes will take over the entry for the 2019/20 season. Stoffel Vandoorne has been brought on board after being replaced at McLaren's Formula 1 squad by Lando Norris.
Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler
Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt remain at the Audi Formula E squad for the 2018/19 season.
BMW I Andretti Autosport
António Félix da Costa and Alexander Sims will drive for the BMW works outfit, known last season as MS&AD Andretti. Stephane Sarrazin, Kamui Kobayashi and Tom Blomqvist split the second seat in 2017/18.
Envision Virgin Racing
Virgin will use Audi customer cars with Audi works driver Robin Frijns – formerly of Andretti – partnering Sam Bird for season five. Aston Martin works driver Alex Lynn drove for the team in 2017/18.
Panasonic Jaguar Racing
Nelson Piquet Jr and Mitch Evans will drive Jaguar’s Formula E Gen 2 car for the 2018/19 season.
NIO Formula E Team
Tom Dillmann replaces Luca Fillipi to join Oliver Turvey at NIO, which started off as Team China Racing.
DS Techeetah Formula E team
Champion Jean-Éric Vergne and Andre Lotterer will drive the Techeetah FE car as the team gains manufacturer support from DS for season five.
Nissan partners with E.DAMS (formerly with Renault) as Sébastien Buemi is joined by Oliver Rowland. Alex Albon was tipped to partner Buemi but he has joined Toro Rosso in Formula 1.
José María López sticks with Dragon, while Jérôme d'Ambrosio has left the squad for Mahindra. Formula 2 racer Max Günther tested for Dragon at Valencia and will drive for the team this season.
Venturi Formula E Team
Ex-Williams Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa joins Edoardo Mortara at Venturi for season five, with Maro Engel leaving the team.
The Indian squad has signed former Sauber Formula 1 driver and Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein. Jérôme d'Ambrosio, who has four years' worth of Formula E experience with Dragon Racing, moves across to partner the 23-year-old German. They replace Nick Heidfeld and the IndyCar-bound Felix Rosenqvist.
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Formula E season five 2018/19 calendar
|December 15||Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia|
|January 12||Marrakesh, Morocco|
|January 26||Santiago, Chile|
|March 10||Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
|March 23||Sanya, China|
|April 13||Rome, Italy|
|April 27||Paris, France|
|May 11||Monaco, Monte Carlo|
|May 25||Berlin, Germany|
|June 9||Bern, Switzerland|
|July 13||New York City, United States|
|July 14||New York City, United States|