The Mouser Electronics-sponsored Faraday Future Dragon Racing team will take to the streets of Brooklyn in the New York City ePrix on July 15–16. The race will be the first FIA-sanctioned motor sports event to take place in the city.
Drivers Loic Duval and Jerome D’Ambrosio will navigate a 1.21-mile track through the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. The waterfront track will feature views of the iconic Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty.
“Duval and D’Ambrosio are talented drivers with a strong team backing them,” said Todd McAtee, Vice President, Americas Business Development for Mouser Electronics. “We are proud to support this exciting new technology as a sponsor alongside TTI, Molex, and Panasonic. Best of luck to the team as they head to New York for this historic race.”
Mouser is a proud sponsor of the 2016–2017 Dragon Racing team in collaboration with TTI, Inc. and valued supplier team members Molex and Panasonic. This is the third straight year that Mouser Electronics is sponsoring Formula E racing. Formula E features cars powered exclusively by electric power and represents a vision for the future of the motor sports industry, serving as a framework for research and development around zero-emission motoring.
“These skilled drivers and their cutting-edge cars are incredible,” said Mike Morton, TTI Global President. “TTI is proud to play a part in the pursuit of sustainable automotive technologies of the future.”
“Molex is excited to again work with Mouser in sponsoring this racing venture,” said Fred Bell, Vice President of Global Distribution for Molex. “We look forward to watching electric automotive technology in the hands of truly talented drivers.”
“At Panasonic, we are pleased to be part of a forward-thinking technology that could determine the future of our automotive industry,” said Jeff Howell, President of Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America.
“Through this sponsorship, Mouser consistently proves its dedication to technological innovation,” added McAtee.
After New York, the final two races will take place in Montreal on July 29 and 30. To learn more about the Formula E series, visit www.mouser.com/formula-e/.