Porsche have announced that they’ll be remaining in Formula E until at least the end of 2026, following a two-year extension on their current deal.

It was announced on Monday afternoon ahead of this weekend’s London E-Prix season finale that the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team will remain on the grid until the end of season 12, and support the development of Gen4.

The German manufacturer have extended their current five-year deal with the all-electric series by an additional two seasons, taking them to the end of the Gen3 era.

Thomas Laudenbach, Vice President of Porsche Motorsport, is delighted that the Stuttgart-based team will remain in the rapidly growing championship until at least 2026, as the manufacturer looks to “bring innovative technologies and more sustainability” to racing.

“We want to bring innovative technologies and more sustainability to motorsport and be at the forefront of new developments,” said Laudenbach.

“Formula E plays a major role in this. The competition in this series is at an exceptionally high level and enables us to provide important impetus for future production models. With high-class and exciting races, it inspires people around the globe for electromobility.

“We will be happy to continue to contribute to this in the future.”

Up until this season, Porsche had very much been a sleeping giant in Formula E; however, they’ve very much woken up in Gen3.

The side have enjoyed their most successful campaign to-date, with drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Antonio Felix da Costa having claimed four wins between them this season.

Wehrlein is mathematically still in the title fight, although the team stand a significantly better chance of clinching the Constructors’ title in London.

They enter the season finale just 14 points behind Envision, whilst Wehrlein is 49 points behind Jake Dennis.

It’s also been an exceptional season for Porsche’s customer team, Andretti, whom Dennis drives for.

The American outfit are also still in the fight for the Teams’ Standings as well, with both titles to be decided in the British capital.

Following the announcement of their commitment to Formula E, Porsche can at least enter this weekend knowing that they’ll have more opportunities to win both championships, should they be unsuccessful on Saturday and Sunday.

Regardless of if they leave London victorious, Alejandro Agag, Formula E Founder and Chairman, has praised the Germans for being a “valued” member of the paddock since they joined the series in 2019 (season six).

“Porsche has been a valued and influential team since joining Formula E and we are excited that this will continue,” hailed Agag.

“The championship is enabling Porsche to accelerate development of the innovative EV technologies we see in their road cars, while the team is an active member of the group driving development of the next generation of Formula E car to arrive in Season 13.”

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