Motor racing – Former F1 driver De la Rosa takes on Formula E role

(Reuters) – Former Formula One driver Pedro de la Rosa has joined Chinese-owned Formula E leaders Techeetah as sporting and technical advisor.

The 47-year-old Spaniard, who raced in Formula One with Arrows, Jaguar, Mclaren, Sauber and HRT, will start at Saturday’s Rome ePrix.

“Formula E has really taken off and it’s a significant and relevant addition to the international motorsport scene,” he said in a statement.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Toby Davis)

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