IndyCar's Stefano Coletti wants 2015/16 Formula E seat with Aguri

IndyCar driver Stefano Coletti is hoping to force his way into Team Aguri's Formula E line-up for the 2015/16 season

IndyCar's Stefano Coletti wants 2015/16 Formula E seat with Aguri

The Monegasque flew from Pocono to Donington Park this week to test Aguri's Spark SRT_01E on Tuesday afternoon, after Nathanael Berthon had run on Monday and again the next morning.

With Salvador Duran joining the Trulli team, Aguri has both driver slots open - with Berthon, Nicolas Lapierre, Tom Dillmann and Pedro de la Rosa all having sampled the car.

"I've nothing planned for next year so let's see what we can do," Coletti told AUTOSPORT. "I hope I can be in Beijing.

"I've known these guys for many years now, and they called me up for this test.

"I'm interested, that's why I'm here - I want to race in the series."

Coletti completed 20 laps for Aguri and said he enjoyed the experience of driving the car for the first time, despite only running in either damp or wet conditions.

E.DAMS PAIR SECURED, FINAL CONFIRMATIONS DUE

The Renault e.dams team officially confirmed on Friday that it will retain Sebastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost, as expected.

That still leaves another three to-be-confirmed entries in addition to the empty Aguri seats, even though the second season of the all-electric championship does not begin until October 17 in China.

Dragon Racing is sticking with Loic Duval alongside Jerome d'Ambrosio and should confirm the Frenchman in due course, while Briton Oliver Turvey is expected to partner champion Nelson Piquet Jr at the Team China Racing squad.

Andretti Autosport is keen on signing Robin Frijns alongside Simona de Silvestro, having tested the multiple single-seater champion this week.

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