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 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.