Maserati enters Formula E in 2023


The Italian trident firm, Maserati, is starting the first stage of its strategy to return to competition with the Formula E World Championship in 2023.

There were rumors about the probable arrival of the Maserati brand in Formula E, it is now a reality from 2023. Thus, the Stellantis group will be represented by Maserati in Formula E, Peugeot Sport in FIA WEC and at the 24 Hours. du Mans, DS in Formula E and Alfa Romeo in Formula 1.

Maserati will be in Formula E in 2023

Maserati’s arrival in Formula E is aligned with the brand’s new policy and its « Folgore » development plan which will lead it to electrify its entire range. All new Maserati models will be available in a 100% electric version, such as the future Grecale, the GranTursimo and GranCabrio or the MC20 supercar.

Maserati back in the race

Maserati will make its grid debut in Season 9 with the new Gen3, the fastest, lightest and most powerful Formula E racing car to date. Maserati’s racing debut took place 96 years ago. The first racing car to carry the Trident logo on the hood was the Tipo 26, which debuted at the Targa Florio in 1926, taking first place in the up to 1.5L class, with Alfieri Maserati at the flying.

Thirty-one years later, Juan Manuel Fangio won the F1 World Championship with Maserati in 1957. The last time Maserati was seen in a single-seater was with Maria Teresa De Filippis, the first woman to qualify for the race. a Formula 1 Grand Prix, aboard a 250F.

Maserati’s very last appearance in racing was the MC12, which won 22 races (including 3 victories in the 24 Hours of Spa) and 14 FIA GT championship titles (constructors ‘championship, drivers’ championship and team championship) from 2004 to 2010.

Davide Grasso, CEO Maserati

We are very proud to be back in competition. We are driven by passion and innovative by nature. We have a long history of world class excellence in competition and we are ready to drive performance in the future.

In the race for more performance, luxury and innovation, « Folgore » is irresistible and it is the purest expression of Maserati. That is why we have decided to resume competition in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, to meet our customers in city centers around the world, taking the Trident forward into the future.

Jean-Marc Finot, Stellantis Motorsport

It is a great pleasure for STELLANTIS Motorsport to play a role in Maserati’s return to racing. Beyond this piece of history, the Maserati Formula E will be our tech lab to accelerate the development of high-efficiency electrified powertrains and smart software for our on-road sports cars. Formula E is the ideal championship for this purpose and we are very proud to be the first Italian brand to participate in it.


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