Row­land re­places Al­bon in For­mula E

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Oliver Row­land has been signed to re­place For­mula 1-bound Alexan­der Al­bon in the Nis­san e.dams ABB FIA For­mula E team.

Row­land, who was Charles Le­clerc’s main ri­val for the 2017 For­mula 2 ti­tle, will re­place Al­bon, who had been ex­pected to race along­side Se­bastien Buemi at Nis­san in FE’S 2018/19 sea­son be­fore he be­came a fron­trun­ner for the 2019 Toro Rosso drive along­side Daniil Kvyat.

Row­land also re­placed Al­bon for the fi­nal day of the FE pre-sea­son test at Va­len­cia in Oc­to­ber.

“The For­mula E cham­pi­onship fea­tures some of the best driv­ers in the world, and it’s an hon­our to be se­lected by Nis­san e.dams to rep­re­sent them in sea­son five,” said Row­land.

For­mula 2 run­ner-up Row­land

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