Audi starts pretension invulnerability in Formula E

Posted on 11. Dec, 2018 by in Audi Canada

The deteriorate opener also outlines a racing entrance of dual some-more Audi e-tron FE05 cars from Envision Virgin Racing. The foe group from a UK with a drivers Sam Bird and Robin Frijns is regulating Audi’s foe automobile this season, including a powertrain around a Audi Schaeffler MGU03 motor-generator unit. “It’s good that, together with Envision Virgin Racing, 4 Audi e-tron FE05 cars will be battling for trophies this season,“says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “That this eminent group has opted for a powertrain also confirms a superb work finished by a engineers together with their colleagues from a growth partner Schaeffler.” 

In annoy of all a changes in a Formula E environment, Audi relies on smoothness within a team: Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi are dual of usually 5 drivers in a margin who have competed in all 45 Formula E races hold to date. With 35 podiums, their lane record reflects by distant a largest array of successes. Lucas di Grassi with 27 trophies and 611 points is a many successful motorist in Formula E’s immature four-year history. 

“It’s tough to believe: now, during age 26, I’m already one of a seasoned drivers in a racing series,” says Daniel Abt with a smile. “But when looking during all of a things that are going to change in Formula E, afterwards all 22 drivers in a new deteriorate will arguably be rookies again. We worked tough over a final few months both on and off a track. Now we wish to conduct a best probable start in Riyadh and have a initial considerable showing.”

After 4 years of starting in a Far East, Saudi Arabia is hosting a deteriorate opener for a initial time. The 2.494-kilometer circuit with a prolonged true and 90-degree turns in front of a ancestral backdrop promises a stirring foe day. “We wish to take a movement from final deteriorate with us: as a team, we many recently stood on a lectern 8 uninterrupted times and would like to extend this fibre of success,” says Lucas di Grassi. “Our e-tron FE05 is a absolute car, a group has grown once again and gelled even some-more closely. Obviously, a foe will be worse since everybody is investing some-more in Formula E. We challenged each fact and softened once again. We’re ready.” 

On Sunday after a foe (December 16), another Formula E exam day has been scheduled in Ad Diriyah. For Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, exam and growth motorist Nico Müller will afterwards take over a cockpit of an Audi e-tron FE05.

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