Track contribution and pivotal factors: a BMW i Andretti Motorsport preview for a Monaco E-Prix.

Posted on 08. May, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Munich. This entrance weekend, a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship will be in a Principality of Monaco (MON) for the
ninth competition of a season. Our preview provides we with a most
significance contribution about a circuit and a pivotal factors for a
successful race.

 

TRACK FACTS MONACO.

Circuit length

1.765 km, shortest lane of a season. Clockwise.

Corners

5 left
and 7 right handers. Slowest corner: T3 (approx. 40 km/h).
Fastest corner: T7 (approx. 160 km/h). Many opposite types
of corners – not standard for Formula E.

Track surface

Very even, as it’s 90 percent matching to
a F1 track.

Grip level

Higher than in Paris and Rome, although
leaves might make a lane sleazy and be a waste for
subordinate organisation 1.

Circuit layout

Relatively high normal speed. Very short
straights make overtaking unequivocally difficult.

Tyre wear

More
tyre wear on a right side notwithstanding racing clockwise.

Attack Zone

ATTACK MODE is activated on a straight. This
means there will be frequency any time loss.

Pit lane

Identical to a F1 pitlane.

Risk of crashes

Very high.

Key factors

Grip, automobile balance, subordinate opening /
grid positions.

 

 

Quotes brazen of a Monaco E-Prix:

 

Roger Griffiths (Team Principal BMW i Andretti Motorsport):

“After a low grip, rough streets of Paris, a Monaco lane will be
a sheer contrast. Much smoother, some-more grip, nonetheless parsimonious and challenging.
Overtaking is tough here; good grid positioning will be pivotal to having
a clever race. Lap times will be short, and it will unequivocally be
engaging to see how many a FE automobile has softened given a last
revisit dual years ago. With a discerning spin around between a European
races this places a reward on fit credentials and brazen planning.”

 

Alexander Sims (#27 BMW iFE.18):

“I am unequivocally extraordinary about what it will be like to expostulate on the
streets of Monaco for a initial time. Of course, we have seen loads of
races there on TV and we do feel some-more informed with a plcae than I
did brazen of some other races. we wish that we can get myself and my car
set adult fast for a circuit, and we unequivocally wish to do good in
qualifying. That is a pivotal to finally pushing a well-spoken competition again.”

 

António Félix da Costa (#28 BMW iFE.18):

“It is sparkling to be entrance to Monaco to expostulate in a plcae with
such a good story of racing. Formula E is a new form of racing and
is adding a new section to a story of Monaco. we am looking forward
to putting on a good uncover for a spectators. we wish that a layout
and a aspect will fit a BMW iFE.18.”

 

The FANBOOST vote.

FANBOOST gives Formula E fans a event to opinion for their
favourite motorist and endowment them an additional boost of appetite during the
race. The 5 drivers with a many FANBOOST votes are awarded a
poignant detonate of power, that they can muster in a five-second
window during a second half of a race. Fans can opinion for their
favourite motorist in a 6 days before to, and heading adult to 15
mins into, any race. Each fan can opinion once per day. There are
3 ways to vote: Online during https://fanboost.fiaformulae.com/,
around a central Formula E App or on Twitter regulating a hashtag
#FANBOOST and a drivers initial and final name as a one-word hashtag.

 

Hashtags of a BMW i Andretti Motorsport drivers:

#AlexanderSims

#AntonioFelixdaCosta

 

The BMW i Fleet

BMW i is “Official Vehicle Partner” of a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship in Season 5. Spearheading a BMW i swift is a BMW i8
Coupe Safety Car, mutated with BMW M components (combined fuel
consumption: 1.8 l/100 km; total appetite expenditure 14.0 kWh/100
km; total CO2 emissions: 42 g/km)*. As good as a BMW
i8 Coupe, a 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 iPerformance (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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