Renault set to supply another Formula E team

A second, as-yet unnamed team is set to adopt Renault’s powertrain in the next season of the Formula E championship.

Motorsport.com reports that Renault’s technical package, which has won two of the four races so far this season, is being targeted by another team for the 2016/17 season.

The deal is expected to be finalised with the next couple of weeks, as all teams must confirm their season three packages by March 31.

“I think it might happen, yes,” said Renault e.dams boss Jean-Paul Driot.

“Apparently there is close negotiations with one team. This is a purpose of the championship [to supply other teams].”

The two most likely suspects to adopt Renault’s technology is Team Aguri and Andretti Formula E squad, as they are the only remaining squads still running with season one’s Spark-Renault hardware.

Andretti is believed to be exploring several future technical partnerships, while Aguri are eager to improving their package with an eye towards keeping star driver Antonio Felix da Costa, who is being courted by the new Jaguar Formula E team.

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