• Media ID-4338

    One hundred years after its first racing victory, HISPANO SUIZA returns to motorsport with the Hispano Suiza Xite Energy Team. Together with its drivers – Britain’s Oliver Bennett and Italy’s Christine GZ – and technical team, the Spanish outfit is eager to contribute to Extreme E’s goal of raising global awareness about the effects of climate change and promoting equality. Hispano Suiza in association with XITE ENERGY have created a young racing team, full of talent and great experience in off-road racing.

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  • Media ID-6821

    Tamara Molinaro

    Having previously been Championship driver for Extreme E, Molinaro retains her seat at XITE ENERGY RACING following her drive for the team at the Season 2 opener in NEOM. Italian-born Tamara began her racing career at the age of 11 and gradually made her way up to the U27 European Rally Championship taking the Ladies European Rally Champion title – the second-youngest after Andretti United Extreme E’s Catie Munnings – in 2017 after winning four of the eight rounds and topping the table in 40 stages.In 2018, the 23-year-old moved into the WRC2 class in the World Rally Championship and in 2019 dovetailed a second season on the WRC support bill with a Titans RX Rallycross Championship campaign – the only female in the series – winning several qualification races and finishing fifth overall. In 2020, Tamara contested the Italian Gravel Championship, finishing second in the U25 standings, and first in the Ladies standing, and continues to compete in that championship this year.

  • Media ID-8146

    Timo Scheider

    Timo Scheider is an experienced German racer with two DTM titles to his name and will race in Extreme E across myriad sporting projects. Scheider has competed in a wide range of motorsport disciplines from single seaters to touring cars and rallycross. Having claimed back-to-back DTM titles in 2008 and 2009, a 24 Hours of Le Mans podium in 2010 plus victories at the 24 Hours of Spa and the infamous Nurbürgring as well as World Rallycross podiums in 2017 and 2020, the 42-year-old is perfectly equipped to tackle an innovative and incomparable series such as Extreme E – even more so having been Championship driver in the inaugural season.

DRIVER LINEUP

  • Media ID-6821

    Tamara Molinaro

    Having previously been Championship driver for Extreme E, Molinaro retains her seat at XITE ENERGY RACING following her drive for the team at the Season 2 opener in NEOM. Italian-born Tamara began her racing career at the age of 11 and gradually made her way up to the U27 European Rally Championship taking the Ladies European Rally Champion title – the second-youngest after Andretti United Extreme E’s Catie Munnings – in 2017 after winning four of the eight rounds and topping the table in 40 stages.In 2018, the 23-year-old moved into the WRC2 class in the World Rally Championship and in 2019 dovetailed a second season on the WRC support bill with a Titans RX Rallycross Championship campaign – the only female in the series – winning several qualification races and finishing fifth overall. In 2020, Tamara contested the Italian Gravel Championship, finishing second in the U25 standings, and first in the Ladies standing, and continues to compete in that championship this year.

  • Media ID-8146

    Timo Scheider

    Timo Scheider is an experienced German racer with two DTM titles to his name and will race in Extreme E across myriad sporting projects. Scheider has competed in a wide range of motorsport disciplines from single seaters to touring cars and rallycross. Having claimed back-to-back DTM titles in 2008 and 2009, a 24 Hours of Le Mans podium in 2010 plus victories at the 24 Hours of Spa and the infamous Nurbürgring as well as World Rallycross podiums in 2017 and 2020, the 42-year-old is perfectly equipped to tackle an innovative and incomparable series such as Extreme E – even more so having been Championship driver in the inaugural season.