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Follow the team’s progress in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.

GKN Automotive’s partner Jaguar Racing finish runners-up in Season 7 of the Formula E World Championship

  • GKN Automotive’s partner, Jaguar Racing, has finished 2nd in Season 7 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
  • This was the team’s strongest ever finish in Formula E, with 2 wins, 177 points and 8 podiums
  • GKN Automotive has been working in collaboration with Jaguar Racing throughout the season, pushing technology to its limits on the racetrack to accelerate innovation on the road
  • GKN Automotive is the global leader in drive systems

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GKN Automotive advanced cooling technology helps secure victory on and off track

  • GKN Automotive, Jaguar Racing’s official eDrive partner, is developing advanced cooling technologies to improve system efficiencies
  • Cooling gains bring both an energy advantage at the track and will lead to even greater efficiencies for next generation eDrive systems on the road
  • Close collaboration between these two partners pushes technology to its limits on the racetrack, thereby accelerating innovation

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Five years and counting: Mitch Evans confirmed to continue with GKN Automotive partner, Jaguar Racing

  • Jaguar Racing extends Mitch Evans’ future with the team with new multi-year deal
  • The 27-year-old has been a part of the Jaguar Racing family since the team became the first premium manufacturer to join Formula E in 2016
  • Ahead of his 62nd race with Jaguar Racing, the Kiwi is determined to bring more points and podiums to the team
  • Evans joins Sam Bird to continue one of the strongest line-ups on the Formula E grid
  • GKN Automotive has been the official eDrive partner of Jaguar Racing since 2017
  • The partnership supports the development of GKN Automotive’s world-leading eDrive systems for electric road cars

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Bird glides to historic Formula E victory in New York for GKN Automotive partners Jaguar Racing

  • Jaguar Racing driver, Sam Bird, makes history by winning the ABB New York City E-Prix for the third time in a lights-to-flag victory
  • Jaguar Racing locked out the front-row in qualifying with Sam Bird taking Pole Position and Mitch Evans lining up in second
  • Jaguar Racing are third in the Teams’ Standings, just five points behind Envision Virgin Racing
  • GKN Automotive has been the official eDrive partner of Jaguar Racing since 2017

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Jaguar Racing second in Teams’ Championship after electrifying start to Season 7

  • Jaguar Racing had a strong start with Mitch Evans securing third place in the Season 7 opener in Diriyah – the series’ first-ever night race.

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GKN Automotive renew multi-year partnership with Jaguar Racing

  • Jaguar Racing and global automotive technology company, GKN Automotive, renew long-term partnership
  • As the Official eDrive Partner, GKN Automotive will work closely with Jaguar Racing’s Technical Partners applying its driveline and software development expertise to the I-TYPE 5 - Jaguar’s new all-electric Formula E racecar
  • GKN Automotive will play a crucial role in the electric powertrain development
  • GKN Automotive software engineering specialists will be embedded within the Jaguar Racing team
  • Season seven will commence on 16 January 2021 in Santiago, Chile

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I-TYPE-4

  • Launch of new season six all-electric racecar, the Jaguar I-TYPE 4 featuring an all new powertrain
  • Mitch Evans and James Calado will be pushing for points, podiums and wins in the new Jaguar I-TYPE 4
  • Automotive lubricant specialists Castrol have become the latest leading brand to partner with Panasonic Jaguar Racing

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James Calado Completes Panasonic Jaguar Racing Driver Line-up

  • 2017 FIA World Endurance LMGTE Pro Champion & 2019 GTE Pro Le Mans 24 hours winner, James Calado, joins British Formula E team, Panasonic Jaguar Racing
  • New to electric racing, Calado brings a wealth of single-seater experience
  • Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s driver line-up is now complete for season six, with James Calado joining New Zealander, Mitch Evans

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GKN Automotive continues partnership with Panasonic Jaguar racing

GKN Automotive is continuing its partnership with Panasonic Jaguar Racing. The global engineering group will support the team throughout season six of the ABB FIA Formula E championship, to further test and refine what is possible in electric automotive performance.

Panasonic Jaguar Racing unveiled its new Jaguar I-TYPE 4 during an official launch event at Jaguar’s new design studio. The occasion also marked the continuation of GKN Automotive’s multi-year team sponsorship with the team, maintaining a longstanding relationship with Jaguar and Jaguar Racing and the company’s remarkable motorsport heritage.

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