Jaguar Racing have introduced Tom Dillmann will be part of the outfit as a reserve driver, becoming a member of Sacha Fenestraz in supporting race drivers Mitch Evans and Sam Chicken.
Dillmann has raced twenty-three FIA Components E races between 2017 and 2019, racing for Venturi Racing and the NIO 333 FE Group, and the thirty-two-year-old is glad to be again within the paddock after dropping his drive for the 2020-21 season.
His finest end throughout these twenty-three races was a fourth-place end within the first race of the New York E-Prix weekend throughout the 2017-18 season, however his first and solely full season within the championship noticed him fail to attain a prime ten end with NIO in 2019-20.
“It’s nice to remain within the Components E paddock and I’m excited to be working with Jaguar Racing,” mentioned Dillmann. “The season began extraordinarily properly and I’m wanting ahead to proceed working with the entire workforce and hope to contribute to extra success.”
James Barclay, the Group Director at Jaguar, has welcomed the addition of Dillmann to the reserve driver line-up for the workforce, and he believes his earlier expertise in Components E ought to profit the workforce ought to both of their drivers discover themselves unable to race for any cause.
“It’s implausible to welcome Tom to the workforce – he’s a driver we’ve got recognized for some time now,” mentioned Barclay. “His expertise in a number of sequence and inside Components E can be extremely helpful as he helps us finesse and develop the Jaguar I-TYPE 5 within the simulator.
“Tom’s Components E race information might probably show invaluable if known as upon at quick discover.”