Former Red Bull, Williams protege to make Formula E move

Dan Ticktum will make the move to Formula E for the 2022 season after signing a deal with the NIO 333 team, completing the grid in the process.

Ticktum, who was previously part of the Red Bull and Williams stables before being dropped from both, sits fourth in this year’s Formula 2 standings, having claimed two victories and five further podiums.

The 22-year-old links up with fellow Briton Oliver Turvey, who has driven for NIO 333 since the all-electric series sparked to life in 2014-15.

“A totally different experience”

Ticktum will join the team for pre-season testing at Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo from 29 November to 2 December, ahead of the first round of the 2022 campaign in Saudi Arabia at the end of January.

“I am very happy to be racing with the NIO 333 Formula E team,” said Ticktum.

“It’s going to be quite a big challenge, as I have not had long to prepare for the test next week, and Formula E is complicated, but it’ll be very exciting.

“There are quite a few different tools you can use as a driver, but it’s a totally different experience to Formula 2, so I’m really looking forward to it, both mentally and physically.”

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