Former champion Nyck de Vries will return to the all-electric Formula E series with Mahindra next season after a failed move to Formula One, the Indian-owned team said on Wednesday.
The 28-year-old Dutch driver started 10 grands prix with Red Bull-owned AlphaTauri without scoring a point this season before being replaced by experienced Australian Daniel Ricciardo.
He had scored points with a ninth place for Williams on his Formula One debut a year ago as an Italian Grand Prix stand-in for unwell Alex Albon.
De Vries won the 2020-21 Formula E championship with Mercedes.
Mahindra said he had signed a multi-year contract alongside Swiss-born Edoardo Mortara for season 10 that starts in Mexico City in January.
Pre-season testing starts in Valencia, Spain, next month.
"Coming back to Formula E will feel like coming home," said De Vries. "I've been part of the Formula E family for three seasons, I know everybody very well.
"I'm looking forward to being back in a familiar environment, and to be back somewhere where ultimately, I've always enjoyed my racing."