The Jaguar Formula E team has confirmed Adam Carroll and Mitch Evans as its driver line-up for the upcoming Formula E season

Evans had driven for the team at Donington in the first pre-season test, impressing the squad by quickly adapting to the electric car.

Jaguar had already signed Carroll for season three of the all-electric series earlier this year.

"Formula E is a real drivers' championship with some of the most competitive racing in the world," said Evans.

"Any of the drivers will tell you how challenging it is to find the limit in a Formula E car and gain those extra tenths and I'm looking forward to the season ahead.

"Some of history's most iconic cars have been developed by Jaguar, and I'm thrilled to be part of Jaguar's electric future and our return to motorsport." 

Carroll added:  "It's a real privilege to be racing for Jaguar in Formula E. You only have to look at the calibre of the other drivers in the series to see the level of competitiveness and prestige that this championship now has.

"To drive for Jaguar is also a dream come true. They are the biggest brand to come into the series and one of the most evocative names in racing." 

As revealed by Motorsport.com yesterday, Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung will also have a role at the team, being confirmed as its reserve driver.

Jaguar, which is joining Formula E for the upcoming season, also announced Panasonic as its title sponsor, in a three-year deal worth £16M (approx. $27.5M CAD).

The team has enjoyed solid outings in testing so far, but team director James Barclay insisted he is not getting carried away.

"Testing has gone incredibly well, we're pleased with our progress," he said. "In testing we focused on mileage, and we feel really well prepared.

"We're under no illusions, we're keeping our expectations in check, but come Hong Kong we'll be racing hard."

The third season of Formula E kicks off in Hong Kong on October 9.

Season three Formula E grid:

Team # Drivers
Renault e.dams

9

8

 Sebastien Buemi

 Nicolas Prost

ABT Audi Sport

11

66

 Lucas di Grassi

 Daniel Abt

Dragon Racing

6

7

 Loic Duval

 Jerome d'Ambrosio

DS Virgin Racing

2

37

 Sam Bird

 Jose Maria Lopez

Amlin Andretti

27

28

 Robin Frijns

 Antonio Felix da Costa

Techeetah

25

33

 Jean-Eric Vergne

 Ma Qing Hua

Mahindra

23

19

 Nick Heidfeld

Felix Rosenqvist

Venturi

4

5

 Stephane Sarrazin

 Maro Engel

NEXTEV TCR

3

88

 Nelson Piquet Jr

 Oliver Turvey

Jaguar

47

20

Adam Carroll

 Mitch Evans

Source: Motorsport.com

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