Ahead of the first round of the 18/19 season Techeetah have announced that Jean-Eric Vergne will remain with the team until at-least the end of the 6th season.
Vergne and Techeetah won the title together in season 4 and now with DS power they aim to be the first to win back to back titles.
“First of all, I’d like to say a huge thanks to DS Techeetah for always having believed in me and for keeping their faith,” said Vergne.
“We achieved something incredible last season winning the drivers’ title, and everyone is hungry for more.”
“We are aiming for more success together as a team and this is just the beginning.”
Techeetah now enter their 3rd season since purchasing the Aguri team in 2015 and are in the strongest position they’ve ever been in.
“We are delighted to announce that we have agreed a new long-term contract with Jean-Eric.” Said Edmund Chu the DS Techeetah president.
“Jean-Eric has been with us since season three and he’s been an important pillar in building the team together with the management and we’re very excited about being able to announce our continued partnership.”
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