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Stoffel Vandoorne behind the scenes at a fotoshoot

Stoffel Vandoorne.

"It seems like ages since the last time out, racing in Berlin. We’ve done some testing with the new car since then and it was real nice to get back behind the wheel but nothing can come close to the feeling of going up against the best in the field."

Formel Renault 2.0 Eurocup Champion, Formula 1 Driver and Coffee Lover: The international belgian goes into his third Formula E season. 

Finishing strong by in season 7, he is ready for season 8.

The ease of electric.

[Stromverbrauch kombiniert: 21,5–20,1 kWh/100 km CO₂-Emissionen kombiniert: 0 g/km mb4.me/DAT-Leitfaden-electric Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC]

Nyck de Vries behind the scenes a a fotoshoot

Nyck de Vries.

“I am honestly delighted to be able to contest a second season in Formula E with the team. We had a strong season together, although it was a bit of a strange year, in which Covid-19 changed everything."

In his second season in Formula E, Nyck got quickly up to speed and secured his first win and finally the drivers title in the last race at the Tempelhofer field in Berlin.

With Stoffel he is forming a dynamic duo on the race track for season 8.

Team principal Ian James at a foto shoot

Ian James.

“At Mercedes-Benz, we can look back on 125 years in motor racing. However, we know that Formula E is very different from any other series we have ever competed in. We are doing everything we can to achieve success, but we know that we have a steep learning curve ahead of us.”

Leading the crew is our team principal Ian James. With over 15 years of experience, the Englishman knows his way around the world of motorsports and is up for the challenges of Formula E.

Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01 Black Livery

We join the call for diversity.

“We have always spoken out clearly against racism and all forms of discrimination, as they do not have a place in our team, in our sport or in our society”, says Ian James.

We will contest the season’s last six races with an all-black base livery. The slogan ‘End Racism’ will be prominently displayed on the halos of the cars driven by Stoffel  and Nyck.

mercedes-eq silver arrow 02 leaving the pitlane in valencia

Mercedes-EQ to conclude Formula E success story

Mercedes-Benz will conclude its involvement in the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team at the end of Season 8 and refocus resource for electric-only vehicle development.

Stoffel Vandoorne giving an interview in Santiago de Chile


New partners, colleagues and updates from the racelab: You can find all information about our team right here.

The team working on optimizing the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01


We are taking on a new and exciting challenge in the 125-year motorsport history of Mercedes-Benz, competing in the FIA Formula E World Championship – the first all-electric international single-seater series. Become a part of our team.

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