Mitch Evans has signed a multi-year contract extension with Jaguar TCS Racing, following the conclusion of the 2022/23 Formula E season.

Following last weekend’s final round of the season in London, Jaguar have quickly confirmed that Evans’ seven-year journey with the team won’t be ending anytime soon.

Evans has raced for the British manufacturer since they joined the all-electric series in 2016, with him having gone on to claim 25 podiums for the side, including 10 victories. Seven of those podiums and four of those wins came this season alone.

The New Zealander has enjoyed a stellar campaign this year, which ended with a victory and a podium at the London E-Prix. Whilst he fell short of the Drivers’ Championship once again, he asserted his place as being one of the strongest drivers on the grid.

He’s an incredible asset to Jaguar, who are clearly keen to retain the 29-year-old for as long as possible. Evans has admitted that remaining with the Coventry-based team going forwards was the “natural choice”, with him now looking forward to their “next chapter together”.

“Having been with Jaguar TCS Racing since 2016, it was the natural choice to continue our successful partnership,” Evans said.

“We’ve had some incredible moments over the last seven years and I’m looking forward to writing our next chapter together. I am proud to race for Jaguar and play my part with the team in JLR’s Reimagine strategy.”

Evans finished the 2022/23 season third in the standings, having taken the title fight down to the penultimate round of the season. Had it not been for his error in Rome, then the last race of the season would’ve likely decided the championship.

Based on how strong he’s been this year though, and how good Jaguar’s Gen3 powertrain has been, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Evans at the sharp end again in 2024.

Team Principal James Barclay is very happy to have retained Evans on a multi-year deal, with the driver being viewed as “one of the founding members” of the British team.

“It’s an absolute pleasure to confirm that Mitch remains a key part of Jaguar TCS Racing for the 2024 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and beyond,” stated Barclay.

“Mitch has been one of the founding members of the team since Jaguar returned to racing in 2016 and is now one of the longest serving drivers in Jaguar’s history. The fact that our future remains together for a new chapter is an accolade we are both proud of.

“Mitch has time and again demonstrated that he is one of the most talented drivers in the world, so we are pleased that our formidable partnership continues. I’m excited to build on the successes we have enjoyed to date and challenging for more championships together.”

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