Daniel Abt, who was fired from Audi’s Formula E team after being caught cheating in a simrace, will return to the series next month without having missed a round.
“I take full responsibility for what happened in the Race at Home Challenge – it was a mistake,” said Abt, who arranged for a professional simracer to drive his car during the event in May. “I have no hard feelings towards anyone, and now is the time for me to look forward and get back to what I love most – racing.”
Abt will partner Oliver Turvey at the team, which is last in the championship standings and yet to score a point this year.
Abt said he is “very grateful for the opportunity, and the trust” the team is placing in him. “The chance to race the final six races of the season – my home races – and continue my record of competing in every round to-date in Formula E is very exciting.”
“I just want to do the best I can for the team and help us have a good finish to the season,” he added.
Abt’s place at Audi has been taken by Rene Rast.
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