Jarno Trulli to assess driving future after maiden Formula E season

Former grand prix driver Jarno Trulli is undecided about whether to continue driving for his Formula E team beyond this season

Jarno Trulli to assess driving future after maiden Formula E season

The Italian returned to racing after a three-year absence to drive for the outfit that bears his name in the inaugural 2014/15 season, and sits 16th in the standings after five events.

He explained that it was important for him to drive for the team, which has entered into a partnership with the Super Nova squad to run its Spark-Renault SRT—01Es, in its launch season, but stressed that his focus was making the team a success in the long term.

"It was vital when I was starting the team to be one of the drivers, but for the future I don't know," Trulli told AUTOSPORT.

"My priority is to focus on the future of the team, but at the moment I don't have a plan for what I will do as a driver — I will continue to the end of the season and see what happens."

Trulli's future plans include developing its own powertrain for the Spark-Renault.

It has forged a relationship with Italian technology company Tecnomatica to create Motormatica, which is one of the eight 'manufacturers' selected to develop electric motors, current inverters and gearboxes for the 2015/16 season.

Trulli was joined at last weekend's Miami Formula E round by Vitantonio Liuzzi, who was brought in when Michela Cerruti informed the team on the Monday before the event that she had decided to concentrate on her other programmes.

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