Mahindra are perhaps best known for their work on their road going electric cars with the Mahindra Reva Company.
Mahindra Racing was the eighth team to sign up to Formula E and is the only one based in India.
Despite the apparent lack of racing experience, Mahindra Racing have been competing in the FIM Moto GP World Motorcycle Racing Championship since 2011.
Mahindra themselves are a multinational group, employing around 180,000 people across 100 countries and has a worth of $16.2 billion (USD).
Anand Mahindra, Chairman & MD of Mahindra Group
Dilbagh Gill, Team Principal Mahindra Racing
S. P. Shukla, Chairman Mahindra Racing