MS&AD Andretti Formula E aiming to rebound behind into a points positions in a streets of Paris.

Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. Paris (FRA) hosts a eighth turn of ABB FIA Formula
E Championship deteriorate 4 on Saturday, 28th of April. BMW
works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR)
will aim for a points-scoring Paris ePrix after formidable outings in
a final dual races. Last week

BMW Motorsport continued a growth of a new BMW iFE.18
with a exam during Calafat (ESP).

 

The Situation

After a clever start to a season, fortunes have incited for
MSAD Andretti Formula E in a final dual events. Neither Félix da
Costa nor Blomqvist scored points in Punta del Este (URU) or Rome
(ITA). Bad fitness and incidents have curtailed a team’s swell in
new races, though both drivers will know that top-10 formula are
within strech on Parisian streets this weekend. Meanwhile BMW works
motorist Bruno Spengler (CAN) finished a extensive testing
programme with a new BMW iFE.18 final week in Calafat in preparation
for deteriorate 5.

 

The Team

The MSAD Andretti Formula E group is in a fourth deteriorate of
Formula E in 2017/18. So far, Michael Andretti’s (USA) group has
contested 40 races, claimed 3 stick positions, and scored 222
points. BMW works motorist Félix da Costa is again in movement during the
circle of a series 28 MSAD Andretti ATEC-003 in Season 4.
Joining a Portuguese motorist is associate BMW works motorist Tom
Blomqvist, racing automobile series 27.

 

The Expectations

 

Tom Blomqvist, MSAD Andretti Formula E: “I’m
utterly vehement to be racing in Paris. It’s another iconic city center
that we have a pleasure of racing around. Luckily, we haven’t had
prolonged to wait given final time out in Rome. I’m feeling certain ahead
of a race, we have prepared good and we like a demeanour of a circuit.
It’s looks formidable though severe so I’m looking brazen to seeing
what a MSAD Andretti group can achieve.“

 

António Félix da Costa, MSAD Andretti Formula E:
“It’s good to finally not have a large mangle between races. The
MSAD Andretti group is going behind to racing true after Rome
that is good. We had unequivocally good race-pace in Rome, we went with a
unequivocally assertive plan and we done adult a lot of places. We are
perplexing to redeem ourselves after a detrimental conditions we had in pit
line in Rome. We should have been in a points during that competition so we are
looking brazen to removing behind on a track. We are apparently aiming
for points though we consider we even have intensity to quarrel for a tip five
so I’m looking brazen to racing during this extraordinary lane and city.”

 

The Circuit

Paris’s streets played horde to stirring races in seasons 2 and 3,
and a elementary recipe of complicated braking zones and good view make it
a good Formula E venue. Racing around Les Invalides complex,
drivers will knowledge one of a toughest marks of a season,
ultra-bumpy and intensely narrow. Overtaking is possible, but
incidents and hit are unchanging occurrences. Turns 3 and 10,
entrance after straights, are among a best flitting opportunities, but
usually for dauntless competitors.

 

The BMW i Fleet

BMW i is once again “Official Vehicle Partner” of a ABB FIA Formula
E Championship in Season 4. Spearheading a BMW i swift is a new
BMW i8 Coupé, mutated with BMW M components (combined fuel
consumption: 1.9 l/100 km; total appetite expenditure 14.0 kWh/100
km; total CO2 emissions: 42 g/km)*. As good as a BMW i8 Coupé,
a BMW i swift for a ABB Formula E Championship also includes the
new BMW i3s (combined fuel consumption: 0.0 l/100 km; total energy
consumption: 14.3 kWh; total CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)* as “Medical
Car” and “Race Director Car”, and a BMW X5 xDrive40e (combined fuel
consumption: 3.4 – 3.3 l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 15.4 to
15.3 kWh/100 km; total CO2 emissions: 78 – 77 g/km)* in a purpose as
“Rescue Car”. 

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