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

Posted on 10. Jul, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Munich. This entrance weekend, Season 5 of a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship will come to an finish during a New York City E-Prix (USA)
with dual races. Our preview provides we with a many important
contribution about a circuit and a pivotal factors for a successful New
York City E-Prix.



Circuit length

2.320 km. Clockwise.


5 left
and 9 right handers. Mix of quick corners, prolonged corners,
hairpins and chicanes.

Track surface

percent unequivocally good, swapping surfaces, partly bumpy.

Grip level

Medium to high. No trees around a track, so
a waste for subordinate organisation 1 is approaching to be
smaller than usual.

Circuit layout

Demanding. Mix of opposite forms of corners
and dual prolonged straights creates setup work difficult. Energy
potency is required. Overtaking is probable (especially
in T1 and T6).

Brake wear

Medium to high. Hard braking zones during a end
of a prolonged straights.

Attack Zone

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

Pit lane

pattern compared to deteriorate 4.

Risk of crashes

Medium to high.

Key factors

Energy management, heat management,
well-balanced set-up. Set-up changes between both races are
allowed, so improvements for competition 2 are possible.



Quotes brazen of a New York City E-Prix:


Roger Griffiths (Team Principal BMW i Andretti Motorsport):

“The final rounds of a Season 5 championship, hosted in New York
meant effectively dual some-more home races for a BMW i Andretti Motorsport
group after a BMW i Berlin E-Prix. Set opposite a backdrop of
Manhattan Island, a Brooklyn lane has an sparkling multiple of
technical sections, aspect changes and flitting opportunities. The
plea of a double-header means incompatible schedules on any race
day, along with a plea of scheming a cars for a following
day’s competition all putting additional final on mechanics and engineers
alike. Despite a beating of a final race, a group remains
entirely focused on achieving a best formula probable for both group and
drivers’ championships and has been operative tough given Bern to
maximize a intensity from a BMW iFE.18 package.”


Alexander Sims (#27 BMW iFE.18):

“I’m unequivocally looking brazen to my initial races in New York. It somehow
feels surreal to be racing right in front of a Manhattan skyline.
Having a double-header means there are dual opportunities to achieve
good formula and finish a deteriorate on a high. The lane blueprint looks
cool. Our competition gait in Berlin and Bern was good so I’m confident for
a entrance weekend.”


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

“Coming to a final dual races of a deteriorate in New York there are a
lot of points adult for grabs. There is still a lot for us to grasp in
this championship with dual good results. That’s because I’m highly
encouraged to have a purify and clever weekend. Everybody in a team
deserves to finish a deteriorate on a high. They all have worked unequivocally hard.”


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,
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:




The BMW i Fleet

BMW i is “Official Vehicle Partner” of a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship in Season 5. Spearheading a swift are dual Safety Cars:
The BMW i8 Roadster Safety Car (combined fuel consumption: 2.0 l/100
km; total appetite consumption: 14.5 kWh/100 km; total CO2
emissions: 46 g/km)*, that has been specifically mutated for use during the
racetrack, and a BMW i8 Coupé Safety Car (combined fuel consumption:
1.8 l/100 km; total appetite consumption: 14.0 kWh/100 km; combined
CO2 emissions: 42 g/km)*. The 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 (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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