Team Brazil entry at the E1 Series

Il Team Brasile entra alla serie E1

Team Brazil announced that will entry at UIM E1 World Championship, just a month to go until the first ever race at Jeddah.

Founded by technology entrepreneur Marcelo Claure, Team Brazil will be on the startline on February 2-3, 2024, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for the first-ever E1 race, alongside other teams owned by some of the world’s biggest celebrity names, among them Tom Brady, Rafael Nadal, Marc Anthony, Steve Aoki, Sergio Perez, Didier Drogba, and Virat Kohli.

Marcelo is a globally-recognized entrepreneur and investor with a proven track record of creating #1 businesses and teams. E1 Team Brazil is Claure Group’s first racing venture, combining Marcelo’s affinity and passion for Latin America with his love of competitive sports.

Il Team Brasile entra alla serie E1Up to 10 teams will compete in the inaugural UIM E1 World Championship season, each battling it out to secure the coveted E1 title of Champions Of The Water. Each team will choose two pilots to share driving duties throughout the event, with regulations mandating each team to select a mixed gender pilot line-up to ensure equal opportunities in the sport.

After the debut in the Middle East, the championship schedule includes races in Venice, Italy on May 11th and 12th, Puerto Banús in Southern Spain on June 1st and 2nd, Geneva, Switzerland on June 29th and 30th, Monaco on July 26th and 27th, Rotterdam, Netherlands on September 7th and 8th, and the decisive race in Hong Kong on November 9th and 10th.

E1’s drive to make marine mobility more sustainable aligns with Marcelo’s own values, as he, along with his partners at eB Capital including Eduardo Melzer, are launching the largest climate fund in Brazil, focused on investing in sustainable solutions for a greener future.

eB Capital is a Brazil-focused investment platform specializing in private equity, infrastructure, real estate, and climate. Claure is also Founder & CEO of Claure Group, a multi-billion-dollar global investment firm spanning multiple high-growth sectors such as telecom, technology, media, real estate, infrastructure, climate & energy transition, fashion, and sports. He also serves as the Group Vice Chairman of Shein, the on-demand, global and online fashion and lifestyle platform, and is the Executive Chairman of Bicycle Capital, a leading growth equity fund focused on Latin America.

Il Team Brasile entra alla serie E1
Marcelo Claure

I am excited to be part of this revolution in the world of powersports – said Marcelo Claure, E1 represents a move towards a more sustainable and innovative future, with greater commitment to environmental responsibility. I look forward to combining the passion Brazilians have for sports and the extensive reach of the E1 platform to catalyze the E1 mission to advance marine sustainability as well as to contribute to Brazil’s continued leadership in global sustainability discussions. I’m excited to have Team Brazil in this competition with our talented team of drivers.

Rodi Basso, CEO and co-founder of E1, said:

One of the most in-demand properties in sport at the moment is a place on the E1 start line, and we are delighted to see Marcelo and Team Brazil claim one of those spots for 2024. It’s also a milestone for the championship as we enter South America for the first time, and progresses our desire for E1 to be a truly global series.

Alejandro Agag, Chairman and co-founder of E1, said:

The team couldn’t be in a safer pair of hands than Marcelo’s, bringing his drive to succeed and extensive international business experience to E1. I look forward to seeing the unique and exciting flair Team Brazil will bring to E1 in 2024.

Source:E1 World Championship

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