Antonio Garcia will replace Charles Pic for the NEXTEV TCR Team (formerly China Racing). Garcia has one career start for China Racing in the FIA Formula E series, where he finished in the first position outside of the points – 11th – at the Punta del Este ePrix.
Though the cause of the Wilson/Speed driver change has been declared due to conflicting commitments (Speed will be at the Red Bull Global Rallycross at X Games Austin next weekend) no reason has been publicly given as to the Garcia/Pic driver change.
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Garcia will team with Nelson Piquet Jr., who currently leads the FIA Formula E series driver standings. Pic, meanwhile, has had a less-than-stellar season, currently sitting in 17th in the points with only two points finishes in five starts. The team currently sits fourth in the FIA Formula E team standings.