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BMW DTM motorist Lucas Auer and Andretti youngster Kyle Kirkwood to exam a BMW iFE.20 in Marrakesh.

Munich. At a ABB FIA Formula E Championship rookie test,
that will take place on 1st Mar 2020 in Marrakesh (MAR), BMW i
Andretti Motorsport is giving dual drivers a event to get to
grips with a BMW iFE.20. BMW DTM motorist Lucas Auer (AUT) will make
his entrance during a circle of a entirely electric Formula car, as will
Andretti Autosport motorist Kyle Kirkwood (USA). The dual drivers have
already visited BMW Motorsport in Munich (GER) to ready for their
exam in a simulator.

 

Auer is regulating a time until a central DTM exam drives during Monza
(ITA), where he will get to know a BMW M4 DTM adult tighten and personal
for a initial time from 16th-18th March, to get an initial impression
of Formula E and a BMW iFE.20. Two-time DTM champion Marco Wittmann
(GER) finished a allied exam final year.

 

“It goes though observant that my array one priority is a DTM, and I
can frequency wait to take to a lane for a initial time in a BMW M4
DTM during Monza,” pronounced Auer. “But until then, a Formula E exam is a
illusory event to learn something totally new for me. The
credentials in a simulator has already done me unequivocally curious. I’m
vehement to see how a automobile will feel on a lane in Marrakesh.”

 

21-year-old Kirkwood is a new further to Andretti Autosport for the
2020 deteriorate and will competition a North American Indy Lights array for
group owners Michael Andretti’s crew. “As with Lucas and a DTM, the
Indy Cars are my tip priority during a moment, though we couldn’t pass up
a event to exam a automobile as technologically modernized as a BMW
iFE.20,” pronounced Kirkwood. “The simulator gave me an sense of how
formidable a automobile is to drive. It will be a outrageous plea and we will
have to learn a lot, though I’m unequivocally looking brazen to it.”

 

The rookie exam will be hold a day after a Marrakesh E-Prix, the
fifth competition of a Formula E season. After a Mexico City E-Prix (MEX)
final weekend, BMW i Andretti Motorsport lead a group standings. In
a motorist standings, Alexander Sims (GBR) is in second place.