The 25-year-old Indian is the one rookie on the System E grid this season and can accomplice Maximilian Guenther on the Maserati MSG squad, along with his first outing set to come back within the Mexico Metropolis E-Prix later at the moment.
The 35-lap contest shall be Daruvala’s first likelihood of working in a race setting after issues in pre-season testing meant he by no means acquired the prospect to simulate a run with different drivers.
“It’s going to be thrilling this weekend as a result of my first race run is definitely going to be within the race, in Valencia we had the disruption [garage battery fire] so there was the miss of 1 race after which the following day I had a battery problem on the race run,” Daruvala instructed Autosport.
“I feel this monitor will not be as vitality delicate as different tracks are. I feel it’s a very good one to have my rookie race at and see what I can expertise and take ahead.”
Daruvala strikes to System E having spent 4 seasons in System 2, throughout which era he took 4 race wins and a finest general end of seventh within the standings in 2021 and 2022.
Photograph by: Andreas Beil
Jehan Daruvala, Maserati Racing
He was additionally Mahindra’s reserve System E driver final time period and had the prospect to participate in a number of official classes forward of this 12 months.
“In all honesty I might have appreciated to be on the System E grid already final 12 months however there weren’t too many alternatives,” stated Daruvala.
“It was both go to Japan for a 12 months, which didn’t actually make sense for one 12 months, so ultimately I made a decision I’d quite race than not race, that was the principle objective of a fourth season in F2.
“I just about knew even when I gained the championship, I wasn’t going to F1, so it was simply getting ready myself, preserving lively, preserve driving and now I’ve acquired my likelihood in System E.
“I need to make System E my long-term future and to try this I have to have a very good rookie 12 months. That’s going to be my objective.”