Exclusive: Wehrlein set to balance Mahindra FE drive with another series

His name has been linked with the F1 Toro Rosso seat, as well as various Formula E drives, however ex-F1 driver and former DTM Champion Pascal Wehrlein was confirmed to be joining the Mahindra Racing line up for season five of Formula E yesterday.

His partnership with Formula E veteran Jérôme D’Ambrosio has impressed many and it’s hoped that the new duo can continue the impressive form the team has managed over the past four seasons with three wins to their name.

However, speaking to katyfairman.com, the Formula E debutant revealed that part of the influence of singing with Mahindra was because he could participate in another motorsport series in addition to his Formula E drive.

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Who is Pascal Wehrlien?

He had a very busy start to the Barcelona testing last Thursday, finding himself in a Force India in the morning and then hoping into a Mercedes in the afternoon. Pascal Wehrlein, the 20-year-old Mercedes Reserve Driver, is an emerging face in the paddock of F1 – but who exactly is he? In this blog post I will look back at his journey up to now, exploring how he managed to secure such a brilliant role in Mercedes when he was just 19.

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