Sam Bird, Jaguar TCS Racing driver
British Racing Driver Sam Bird joined Jaguar TCS Racing ahead of season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Having raced in Formula E since its inception in 2014, Bird brings a wealth of experience to the team.
The 34-year-old has competed in every Formula E race since the ground-breaking series started in 2014, securing 11 wins to date. Bird is the only driver to have won a race in every season of Formula E.
Bird, who started his successful racing career in 2002, went on to forge a successful record of results in the sport’s junior categories before a number of key Formula 1 roles including testing duties for Williams and reserve driver for Mercedes AMG Petronas from 2011 to 2013. In recent years, Bird has tasted success in the FIA World Endurance Championship with Ferrari and the G-Drive Racing squad.
Bird, who is based in Dorset, England secured his first win for the Jaguar TCS Racing team in his debut weekend in Diriyah and went on to achieve a second win in New York City, from Pole position. The Brit finished season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship sixth in the driver standings.”