Andretti Autosport will retain the services of Jake Dennis for the 2022 Formula E season, after it part ways in manufacturer capacity with BMW Motorsport.
Having made his full-time Formula E debut last year, Dennis will continue to drive for Andretti in 2022, even though BMW will part ways in official capacity. The German manufacturer, though, will continue to provide its drivetrain to the team.
In his first full year in Formula E, Dennis had a slower start to the season, but has since handful of points and even scored two wins, to be fourth in the drivers’ standings, with two races to go. “I’m just super excited, and honored really, to be staying with Andretti for Season 8 of Formula E,” he said.
“It was my goal to obviously always stay with the team, and I think they had the same intentions after such a strong year. I’m looking forward to investing further on with them into the future and hopefully many great results will come our way.”
Team boss Michael Andretti added: “As a founding team of Formula E, we’re as committed as ever to the Series, and everything it stands for. Our participation in Formula E supports our goal of offering exciting racing, in all of its forms, to fans.
“Season 8 will look different for us as we return to an independent team but announcing Jake’s continuation will provide strong continuity and is just the first step in building out a new and exciting direction. We’re excited to welcome back a great deal of the staff and crew, while continuing to give our global fans a place to call home. We look forward to many more seasons of wheel-to-wheel racing and a future of electric mobility.”
At the same time, team principal Roger Griffiths, added: “Jake has shown in his Rookie season he already has what is necessary to win in Formula E and his knowledge of both the BMW powertrain and associated systems along with the Andretti team operations means that this continued relationship should bode well for success in the coming season. Two wins in your Rookie season is impressive by anyone’s standards.”
While the future of Dennis is secured with Andretti, his teammate remains to be confirmed, where Maximilian Guenther’s seat seems to be in a threat, especially with the American outfit having host of drivers in Stateside vying up a place.