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Envision Virgin boss Filippi named chairperson of FETAMA

Created for the maiden FE season in 2014-15, FETAMA – then under its earlier Method E Groups Association guise – represents the 12 teams when facing FE and the FIA. 

Its draw, in step with the true instant, is to “guarantee that the championship remains competitive and compelling leisure even as declaring fee retain watch over and the industrial sustainability of the series”. 

Filippi will become the fourth head of FETAMA, replacing Jaguar Racing team director James Barclay, and can retain the space for a similar outdated two-season term all the blueprint thru the 2020-21 and 2021-22 campaigns.  

Filippi, managing director of Audi buyer team EVR, mentioned: As a founding member of Envision Virgin Racing I’ve been segment of the Method E Championship since the very origin and I’ve been in a local to glimpse the amazing enhance of the game.  

“I’m having a opinion ahead to taking on the feature as Chairman for the upcoming two seasons and make a contribution to our persisted success.” 

“Heaps of the FETAMA members non-public labored within the game since the early days so we’re a in point of fact collaborative neighborhood and all retain identical ideals for the championship.  

“I’d receive to amass this opportunity to thank my predecessor James Barclay, for his fine management over the final two seasons as Chairman and his persisted enhance as I undertake this novel feature.” 

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Filippi becomes the 2d various Virgin team boss to lead the association, following on from inaugural chairperson Alex Tai.  

Barclay added: “I’d receive to welcome Sylvain as the novel chairman of the Method E Groups and Manufacturers Association as I now cross the baton over to him.  

“It has been an honour to lead the neighborhood over the final two years and felt it was excellent to proceed the custom of declaring the two-season cycle for this crucial space.  

“My thanks streak to the FIA and everybody at Method E for their shut collaboration and enhance especially with the challenges we now non-public got all confronted this 300 and sixty five days.  

“I’d additionally receive to lengthen my appreciation to my fellow team principals for their enhance for the length of my tenure.  

“Sooner or later I’d receive to favor Sylvain my most efficient needs for the long lunge as we switch in direction of our first World Championship Method E season – he has my full enhance and I favor him smartly.”  

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