Nissan Unveils A Striking New Livery For the 2022/23 ABB FIA Formula E ABB FIA World Championship

December 4th, 2022 by

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Nissan and the Formula E team announce the striking new livery that will be part of the 2022/23 ABB FIA Formula E ABB FIA World Championship, the new livery by the Nissan Formula E team features an attractive cherry blossom pattern, known as Sakura. Nissan Formula E team members chose this cherry blossom pattern because represents a new beginning and also gives a nod to the team’s Japanese DNA. Now let’s talk a little more about the ABB FIA 2023/23 Formula E championship and the Nissan Formula E Team. 

The 2022/23 ABB FIA Formula E ABB FIA World Championship will be the first championship where Nissan will compete as a single Team and under the new name. Additionally, this ninth season will be the next campaign to mark the start of the highly anticipated Gen3. The Nissan Formula E team has decorated the NISSAN e-4ORCE with eye-catching cherry blossoms as the design offers a unique, distinct design, making the car stand out and celebrating a new era for both the championship and the Nissan Formula E team. The team has a new lineup of drivers for this ninth season as the winner of Formula E, Norman Nato, and the runner-up of the Super Formula 2022, Sacha Fenestraz, achieving a great combination of experience and youth. For The competition, Frenchman Nato will be in charge of driving the #17 car, while Franco Argentino Fenestraz will be in charge of driving the #23 car. 

“The car looks beautiful, I love the idea of the cherry blossom. It’s the first time we’ve seen something like this in Formula E and it’s great to celebrate the team’s Japanese heritage. I can’t wait to be on track and I’m very excited to get to Valencia and start testing soon. It’s a big step for me to race in Formula E, and seeing the professionalism and dedication of the team only pushes me to achieve my best,” announced Fenestraz, runner-up in the 2022 Super Formula.

The official pre-season test will take place at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia from December 13-16 this year and Fenestraz and Nato will have their first outings in the newly renovated Gen3 car. The ninth season of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship 2022/23 has been considered the best Formula E campaign so far with a record 17 races planned, including the inaugural visits to India, South Africa, and Brazil, before culminating the year at the London E-Prix which has become a favorite of all Formula E fans. In this new season, the Nissan Formula E team will receive great support from two great technical partners such as Shell which has become a well-established partner, and the exciting new collaboration with The Woolmark Company. 

Shell will continue its long-standing partnership with Nissan’s Formula E team demonstrating the company’s strong commitment to Formula E. Thanks to that partnership Shell will be able to continue the ongoing development of its Shell Fluids which was specifically designed to optimize the efficiency of electric vehicles. The Woolmark Company will collaborate for the first time with the Nissan Formula E Team in this ninth season as a technical partner which will help develop a high-performance team kit with Merino wool. This partnership is thanks to the fact that both companies share the same values, priorities, and long-term goals with Nissan, especially when it comes to sustainability and electrification.

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