Formula-E Return for de Vries with Mahindra Alongside Mortara
The Dutchman competed in 10 grand prix with the Red Bull junior squad this year, having made a one-off appearance for Williams at the 2022 Italian Grand Prix in place of Alex Albon, finishing ninth.
But the 28-year-old endured a difficult 2023 campaign with AlphaTauri and was replaced by Daniel Ricciardo prior to the Hungarian Grand Prix in July, having failed to score any points during his tenure.
Now, it has been officially announced that de Vries will be making a return to the world of motorsport, joining Mahindra alongside teammate Edoardo Mortara.
Challenging Season with AlphaTauri
De Vries’ time with AlphaTauri proved to be challenging. Despite his talent and potential, he struggled to secure points throughout his tenure. The team ultimately decided to make a driver change, bringing in Daniel Ricciardo to replace de Vries ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix in July.
A New Opportunity with Mahindra
Mahindra Racing has now offered de Vries a chance at redemption. The Formula-E team has officially signed him to their roster, where he will partner with Edoardo Mortara.
Formula-E provides a fresh start for de Vries, with new challenges and opportunities to showcase his racing abilities. The electric racing series has gained immense popularity in recent years, attracting some of the best drivers in the world.
Return to the Motorsport Scene
De Vries had a brief stint with Williams in 2022 when he replaced Alex Albon for the Italian Grand Prix. Despite the short notice, he managed to finish ninth, impressing many with his skills.
Now, with the opportunity to compete in Formula-E, de Vries aims to make a comeback and prove his worth once again.
This new venture will not only provide de Vries with a chance to race alongside talented drivers but also enable him to contribute to the development of electric car technology. Formula-E’s focus on sustainability aligns well with de Vries’ vision for a greener future in motorsport.
As de Vries embarks on this new chapter in his racing career, all eyes will be on him to see how he adapts to the challenges of Formula-E. With Mahindra Racing and teammate Edoardo Mortara by his side, de Vries has the opportunity to showcase his talent and potentially secure his place in the competitive world of electric racing.