MS&AD Andretti Formula E entirely charged for Uruguayan challenge.

Posted on 17. Mar, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The ABB FIA Formula E Championship continues this
Saturday, 17th of March, with a Punta del Este E-Prix
(URU). So distant this season, MSAD Andretti Formula E have scored
points during each venue visited, and BMW works drivers António Félix
da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) will demeanour to continue that
strain by a Playa Brava Beach.


The Situation

Félix da Costa starred in Mexico City (MEX), reaching Super Pole for
a initial time in Season 4, and scored a clever 7th place
finish in a race. Blomqvist, meanwhile, was reduction than 10 seconds
from a points finish in only his third competition in Formula E. Every round
has also seen still serve swell in a attribute between the
MSAD Andretti Formula E group and BMW, and both parties are once
again aiming to stand a points standings with good formula in Uruguay.


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 38 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 Blomqvist,
racing automobile series 27.


The Expectations


Tom Blomqvist, MSAD Andretti Formula E: “After a
unsatisfactory time in Mexico City, I’m looking to make justification in Punta
del Este. I’ve listened good things about a lane and venue, it’s so
cold that we get to revisit such places in Formula E. The MSAD
Andretti Formula E group has been operative tough in a brief mangle to
make certain there are no repeats of a setbacks that cost us in Mexico.
We have proven as a group that if we get all right, we can be up
there in a points so that’s a aim.“


António Félix da Costa, MSAD Andretti Formula E:
“I’m looking brazen to going behind to Uruguay and a Punta del Este
E-Prix. It was always one of a many fun weekends on a Formula E
calendar with an extraordinary plcae right subsequent to a sea. The MSAD
Andretti Formula E group was really encouraged entrance behind from Mexico
City and we are perplexing to lift on a movement from a qualifying
opening and urge on a lows that we gifted in Mexico. I
am certain we will take another step brazen as a team, keep building on
it and measure some-more points.”


The Circuit

Few competition circuits can explain a some-more glamorous plcae than Punta del
Este. The lane is within touching stretch of a Playa Brava Beach,
with a pitlane and categorical true using parallel, only a few metres
divided from a sand. There are several opportunities for drivers to
make places on a compress layout. At conflicting ends of a circuit are
turns 8 and 9, a double-apex hairpin, and spin 20, another hairpin.
Each offers a tough braking section and copiousness of space for passing. The
entrance to a chicane, during spin 17, is also a primary mark for passing.


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 a new BMW i3s (combined fuel consumption: 0.0 l/100 km;
total appetite consumption: 14.3 kWh; total CO2
emissions: 0 g/km)* as “Medical Car” and “Race Director Car”, and the
BMW X5 xDrive40e (combined fuel consumption: 3.4 – 3.3 l/100 km;
total appetite consumption: 15.4 to 15.3 kWh/100 km; combined
CO2 emissions: 78 – 77 g/km)* in a purpose as “Rescue Car”. 

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