Monaco E-Prix Update.

Posted on 12. May, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Monaco. António Félix da Costa (POR) has been nude of his
sixth place during a Monaco E-Prix (MON), a ninth competition in a ABB
FIA Formula E Championship. He was released from a standings after
a competition since of a order infringement. 


Roger Griffiths (BMW i Andretti Motorsport group principal):

“This was caused by hit during a competition between António and Mitch
Evans. He afterwards grabbed a steering circle and incidentally switched to
a aloft appetite mode. He was unknowingly that he had finished so and, as a
team, we don’t accept a telemetry, so it took a small while for us
to realize what had happened. That meant that he gathering regulating too much
appetite for a generation of time and he has been punished for this rule
infringement. This was an random transgression though a chastisement was
a judicious decision. As a team, we’re really unhappy with this
outcome though we honour a preference done by competition control.”


Alexander Sims (GBR) achieved good for an endless generation in
Monaco and looked to have cumulative a tip 10 place, before descending back
to 15th position due to an occurrence shortly before a finish of the
race. Sims and Félix da Costa started a competition from sixth and eighth
positions and directed transparent of all a early theatre battles. Some tough
duels took place on a lane as a competition progressed. Félix da Costa
crossed a line in sixth place. A few laps before a end, Sims had a
spin after a collision with Robin Frijns (NED, Envision Virgin Racing)
that knocked him out of a tip 10 and he finished a competition in 15th place.


The BMW i Fleet

BMW i is “Official Vehicle Partner” of a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship in Season 5. Spearheading a swift are dual Safety Cars:
The BMW i8 Roadster Safety Car (combined fuel consumption: 2.0 l/100
km; total appetite consumption: 14.5 kWh/100 km; total CO2
emissions: 46 g/km)*, that has been specifically mutated for use during the
racetrack, and a BMW i8 Coupé Safety Car (combined fuel consumption:
1.8 l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 14.0 kWh/100 km; combined
CO2 emissions: 42 g/km)*. The BMW i swift also includes a BMW i3s
(combined fuel consumption: 0.0 l/100 km; total appetite consumption:
14.3 kWh; total CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)* as “Race
Director Car” and a BMW 530e (combined fuel consumption: 2.2-2.1
l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 13.6-13.3 kWh/100 km; combined
CO2 emissions: 49-47 g/km)* in the purpose as “Medical Car”.

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