James Rossiter has been named as the team principal of Maserati MSG Racing from Season 9 onward of Formula E championship.

Monaco Sports Group is pleased to announce the appointment of James Rossiter as the new Team Principal of Maserati MSG Racing ahead of Formula E’s ninth season. James brings excellent team management expertise from his previous role as Sporting Director at DS Techeetah, while his experience working with Stellantis, the parent company of Maserati, will support an even deeper level of synergy to the team.

With expert knowledge of both the sport and the brand, James is the ideal candidate to lead the team into a new era and arrives with a determination to build on our strong team dynamic geared to achieving maximum performance in the new season and beyond.

James Rossiter, Team Principal, Maserati MSG Racing: “I’m delighted to be joining Maserati MSG Racing ahead of Season 9. I’m looking forward to continuing to work alongside Stellantis and I’m grateful to Peugeot for releasing me from my on-going commitments to allow me to fully focus on my new role.

“Starting at this time gives us the opportunity to further develop our strategy for the upcoming campaign and prepare the team in the best way possible. The team has been a formidable competitor in recent seasons and, whilst we will have some challenges ahead, there’s no doubt in my mind that we can continue to contend for championships moving forwards. My immediate priority is to empower and develop what is already a very strong squad, both in and out of the cars, and I’m excited to see what we can achieve in our first year together.”

Scott Swid, Principal Owner & Chairman, Monaco Sports Group: “James is a welcome addition to the Maserati MSG Racing senior management team. He brings the experience of significant successes in Formula E and we will be harnessing that expertise to achieve our bold ambitions under our new identity.

“This is a pivotal time for our team and the sport as a whole, James is ambitious and strategic by nature, and these are qualities we have seen pay off in Formula E. His previous role with the development of the Gen3 car will also give us an advantage. We’re looking forward to seeing what he can accomplish leading the team into season 9 and beyond.”

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