Formula E has announced that its sponsorship with Qatar Airways has been extended.
The new agreement means that Qatar Airways will be the race title partner for the Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix for a second year in a row and for the final event of the season in New York, as well as serving as the official airline partner for the first-ever Rome E-Prix.
The Founder & CEO of Formula E, Alejandro Agag, said: “Our shared passion to strive for excellence and innovation will once again see the series make history in some of the world’s most recognisable cities.”
His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker , Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, said: “With its ability to deliver thrilling racing events using the very latest environmentally-friendly technology, Formula E has demonstrated that this incredible sport is continuing to set the pace and win more new fans wherever their races take place.”
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship uses only electric-powered cars and is currently in its 4th season after starting in 2014.