Next stop Africa: MS&AD Andretti Formula E in movement in Marrakesh.

Posted on 09. Jan, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. Season 4 of a FIA Formula E Championship continues
this weekend as a array takes to a streets of Marrakesh (MAR).
Formula E done a African entrance during a “Circuit Automobile
International Moulay El Hassan” final season, and a array now
earnings for a second coming there

BMW works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom
Blomqvist (GBR) will competition in Morocco for MSAD Andretti Formula


The Situation

The third spin of a deteriorate in Morocco offers a possibility for
serve good formula to supplement to points warranted in Hong Kong (HKG) for
MSAD Andretti Formula E. At a deteriorate opener, Félix da Costa
finished sixth for a patrol from Indianapolis (USA).


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 35 races, claimed 3 stick positions, and scored 210
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 in Marrakesh will be associate BMW driver
Blomqvist. He will make his entrance in Morocco, pushing automobile series 27.


The Expectations


Tom Blomqvist, MSAD Andretti Formula E: “I am
super happy and vehement to be creation my entrance for MSAD Andretti
Formula E in Marrakesh. we feel as prepared as we can be with the
singular time I’ve had contrast in a car. It’s going to be a massive
challenge, though we am adult for it! we have to contend appreciate we to MSAD
Insurance, BMW and Andretti for giving me this outrageous opportunity. I
trust a FIA Formula E championship has a splendid destiny and I’m so
unapproachable to be a partial of it.”


António Félix da Costa, MSAD Andretti Formula E:
“I am unequivocally vehement for Round 3 of what has started as a promising
season. The group worked unequivocally tough by a Christmas mangle and we
are unequivocally inspired for some-more this year. We don’t go into Marrakesh with
outrageous expectations, though we wish to do a best and give it everything
we have to measure points. It was unequivocally cold final year to go to
Marrakesh for a initial time during a United Nations Climate Change
conference, that is impossibly critical for a partners MSAD
Insurance, as it shows a impact that Formula E can have in a world.”


The Circuit

The competition in Morocco is singular in Formula E, as a usually eventuality hold on
a semi-permanent racetrack. It is creation a second coming on the
calendar, carrying also featured in Season 3. The blueprint was designed by
Hermann Tilke, and is a longest on a calendar during 2.97km. Three big
straights and a long, quick second turn, total with a North
African climate, make a lane a plea for battery economy, but
complicated braking zones yield copiousness of overtaking opportunity.


The BMW i Fleet

BMW i is once again “Official Vehicle Partner” of a FIA Formula E
Championship in Season 4. The BMW i8 (combined fuel consumption: 2.1
l/100 km; total CO2 emissions: 49 g/km)* continues to take to the
lane as a absolute and fit Safety Car. The same goes for the
new BMW i3s (combined appetite consumption: 14.3 kWh; total CO2
emissions: 0 g/km)* as “Medical Car” and “Race Control Car”, and the
BMW X5 xDrive40e (combined fuel consumption: 3.4 – 3.3 l/100 km;
total CO2 emissions: 78 – 77 g/km)* in a purpose as “Rescue Car” and
“Extrication Car”.

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