Round 4 in South America: Chile beckons for MS&AD Andretti Formula E.

Posted on 30. Jan, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. Season 4 of a ABB FIA Formula E Championship
continues on a streets of Santiago (CHI) this weekend, with the
Santiago E-Prix on 3rd February. The fourth spin of a deteriorate will
be a initial Formula E eventuality to be hold in Chile. BMW works drivers
António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) will competition at
a South American venue for MSAD Andretti Formula E. The
prominence brazen of a racing movement will be a phenomenon of the
new Qualcomm Safety Car BMW i8.

The Situation

MSAD Andretti Formula E will be looking to once again reach
a points in Chile, carrying already finished so in Hong Kong (CHN) and
Marrakech (MAR) this season. After Félix da Costa scored in Asia, it
was a spin of array debutant Blomqvist to acquire points in Africa, at
his initial ever Formula E event.

BMW i will betray a new Qualcomm Safety Car BMW i8 on Thursday
during a special eventuality brazen of a competition weekend, with several new
facilities on show. The automobile spearheads a BMW i automobile fleet, that will
be on perspective in deteriorate 4 of a ABB FIA Formula E Championship as part
of a “Official Vehicle Partner” team-work programme.

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) patrol has
contested 36 races, claimed 3 stick positions, and scored 214
points. Félix da Costa is again in movement during a circle of a number
28 MSAD Andretti ATEC-003 in Season 4. Joining a Portuguese
motorist is Blomqvist, racing automobile series 27.

The Expectations

Tom Blomqvist, MSAD Andretti Formula E: “I’m
unequivocally vehement to conduct to Santiago as we feel a lot some-more prepared and
prepared after carrying scored some points during my entrance competition in Marrakech.
It will be my unequivocally initial revisit in South America and I’m looking
brazen to it. The lane is going to be challenging, though a good
thing is that it’s going to be new for everyone. That means we won’t
have a disadvantage.“

António Félix da Costa, MSAD Andretti Formula E:
“It will be my initial time in Chile and it’s always cold to have a new
lane in Formula E. we like a plea as a driver. We are learning
so most as a group day by day. we am unequivocally speedy by that. My goal
for Santiago is to recompense for a mistake we done in Marrakech and
measure some good points for a team.”

The Circuit

Since it is a code new circuit, Chile’s E-Prix will be a
plea for all a competitors. With singular lane time available,
drivers and teams contingency work fast to strech best performance. As
was a box for New York’s (USA) track, a blueprint in Santiago will
see a start and finish in opposite tools of a track. The start
line is located on a longer behind straight, between turns 2 and 3.
Cars will cranky a stream Mapocho twice, with a lane running
together with any bank of a current along a front and back
straights. The 2.46-kilometre circuit is a tight, technical layout
that will yield a serious exam of drivers’ thoroughness and accuracy.

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 a lane as a absolute and fit Safety Car. The same
goes for a new BMW i3s (combined appetite consumption: 14.3 kWh;
total CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)* as “Medical Car” and “Race Control
Car”, and a 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”.

* The fuel expenditure and CO2 emissions total shown were
dynamic according to a European Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in the
chronicle germane during a time of form approval. The total impute to
a car with simple pattern in Germany and a operation shown
considers a opposite distance of a comparison wheels and tires.

The CO2 potency specifications are dynamic according to
Directive 1999/94/EC and a Pkw-EnVKV, and formed (for classification)
on a fuel expenditure and CO2 values as per a NEDC cycle.

Further information on central fuel expenditure total and
specific CO2 glimmer values of new newcomer cars is enclosed in the
following guideline: “Leitfaden über Kraftstoffverbrauch, die
CO2-Emissionen und basement Stromverbrauch neuer Personenkraftwagen”
(Guideline for fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electric power
expenditure of new newcomer cars), that can be performed giveaway of
assign from all dealerships and during

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