Neustadt, 30 January 2024. - Following a stellar championship victory, Rosberg X Racing (RXR) is thrilled to announce that Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky and Johan Kristoffersson will continue to drive for the team in the upcoming 2024 Extreme E season. This announcement comes on the heels of RXR's remarkable performance last season, where the team clinched the championship title for the second time, underscoring their dominance in the series.
Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky, a motorsport trailblazer whose triumphant first Extreme E Championship win showcases her exceptional skill, is impeccably paired with Johan Kristoffersson. Johan, celebrated for his remarkable track record, further bolstered his impressive credentials last year by clinching his sixth World Rallycross Championship. Their synergy and combined talent were instrumental in securing last season's championship, positioning RXR as a formidable force in Extreme E.
Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky said: "Winning my first Extreme E Championship last season was a dream come true. It's a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire RXR team. I am thrilled to continue with RXR this season and build on our success."
Johan Kristoffersson commented: "Being a part of RXR since the beginning and achieving two championship victories has been an incredible journey. It fuels my motivation even more for the upcoming season. I’m also really glad to continue working alongside Mikaela; her talent and drive greatly contribute to our team's success."
RXR is proud to announce SUN Minimeal as their principal partner for 2024. Their innovative approach to nutrition resonates with the team's vision of sustainability and peak performance. Wolfgang Grabher, founder, shareholder, and CEO of SUN AG commented: “Nico Rosberg is synonymous with exceptional performance in motorsport and has been a staunch advocate for sustainability over the years. His team, Rosberg X Racing, has caught our attention with their dedication to raising awareness about climate change. The impact of nutrition on climate change is globally significant, roughly on par with that of all transportation. With SUN Minimeal, we've spent years developing a solution to tackle most nutrition-related issues, successfully cutting down on food waste, trash, and the burden on farmland by over 90%. We are proud to support RXR with our sponsorship and the mission Race for the Planet".
Continuing their journey, the electric racing team renew partnerships with Allianz- Official Partner, HRX - Official Racegear Supplier, and Eagle Creek - Official Luggage Supplier. They also welcome back Sunreef Yachts and Ravenol, key partners from seasons one and two.
Season Opener Anticipation:
Extreme E's fourth season is set to begin with an electrifying double-header race weekend in Saudi Arabia. The challenging deserts of Jeddah promise an exciting start to the season on 17-18 February. This year, Extreme E's legacy project will focus on the global challenge of conserving and restoring coral reefs and the need to advance research and development, partnering with three organisations: CORDAP, KAUST and Ocean Revive.
Stay tuned as RXR aims to defend their title and continue pushing the boundaries of electric racing. For more information, visit https://www.rosbergxracing.com/