Strong opening from a BMW iFE.18 during Valencia.

Valencia. BMW i Andretti Motorsport kicked off a official
exam drives for a ABB FIA Formula E Championship during Valencia (ESP)
with really good results. At a “Circuit Ricardo Tormo”, both BMW
works drivers Alexander Sims (GBR) and António Félix da Costa (POR)
set a best time of a day any during a circle of their BMW iFE.18
cars. Sims was a fastest motorist in a margin on Tuesday, with a
time of 1:17.553 minutes. On Wednesday, Félix da Costa surfaced the
sum rankings with a best time of 1:16.977 minutes. The two
drivers finished a sum of 312 laps. BMW i Andretti Motorsport
will continue contrast on Friday.


Reactions to a initial dual days of contrast during Valencia.


Alexander Sims (BMW i Andretti Motorsport, #27 BMW iFE.18):

“Overall, contrast has left really good for us so far. Our automobile is
illusory – and it felt good when we accessible a best times in both
sessions on Tuesday. We will have to wait and see how most of an
indicator a formula of contrast here will spin out to be.
Nevertheless, it is good to be discerning off a blocks. Compared with
final year’s car, a BMW iFE.18 feels really advanced. We have more
energy and a new ‘Brake-by-Wire’ complement in sold gives we so
most some-more certainty in a cockpit.”


António Félix da Costa (BMW i Andretti Motorsport, #28 BMW iFE.18):

“We’ve had dual good days of contrast so far, on that a BMW iFE.18
done a really good sense in terms of both gait and reliability. It
is only so most fun pushing this car. The powertrain works perfectly.
As a team, we are positively relocating in a right direction. On Friday,
we will once again be focussed on starting a deteriorate good prepared.”

Note to editors:

On Thursday, Alexander Sims and António Félix da Costa will be
accessible for interviews between 14:00 and 15:00 CEST
in a Media Center at a “Circuit Ricardo
Tormo” nearby Valencia.