Munich. After Maximilian Günther’s (GER) feat in New York
City (USA), BMW i Andretti Motorsport now heads to a team’s next
home event, a London E-Prix (GBR). The team’s domicile in
Banbury (GBR) is rebate than 150 kilometres from a ‘ExCel Circuit’.
The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship earnings to London for the
initial time given 2016 with races 12 and 13 of a deteriorate on Saturday
and Sunday. One of a facilities of a new circuit is that it is
partly outward and partly in a halls of a ExCel London
muster centre. Günther and Jake Dennis (GBR), for whom the
London E-Prix (GBR) is also a home outing, distortion 14th and
15th in a Drivers’ Championship – any with 54 points –
forward of a penultimate foe weekend of a season. However, they
route a championship personality by only 27 points. BMW i Andretti
Motorsport is now sixth in a Team foe with 108
points. In a preview, we benefaction a many critical contribution and key
factors of a London E-Prix.
You can find minute information in a media guide: https://b.mw/Formula_E_Media_Guide.
It provides minute information on a record behind a BMW i
drivetrain and a BMW iFE.21, credentials stories on a technology
send between engine racing and prolongation development, a BMW i
Andretti Motorsport Team and a drivers as good as a BMW Group
reserve automobile fleet. It is updated with contribution and total on the
particular eventuality after any foe weekend.
TRACK FACTS LONDON.
2.252 km. Clockwise.
22 – 13 right, 9 left.
Very bumpy, even a probability of jumping.
Low. Should it rain, a switch
from a soppy lane outward to a dry lane inside would be unusual.
Section between T20 and T8 is
covered. Ramps between T2 and T3, and T21 and T22. Very
slight and delayed circuit with hairpins. T11 is taken during just
30 km/h. Very few overtaking opportunities. No run-off
zones, so no room for motorist error.
As appetite government will barely
play a role, notwithstanding a rebate of a volume of energy
available, brakes will be put underneath a lot of strain.
Approx. 195 km/h forward of T1.
On a outward of T16. Possible
detriment of position. To be avoided during all costs, as overtaking
is unequivocally difficult, even in Attack Mode.
Entry after T22, exit on the
outward of T2.
Good start position, good
traction and revolution of car, counsel opposite crashing on
Quotes forward of a London E-Prix:
Roger Griffiths (Team Principal BMW i Andretti Motorsport):
“Fresh from a success in a New York City race, a group heads to
a second of a ‘home foe events’. It is illusory to be behind in
London after such a prolonged absence. A new and unequivocally singular venue for all.
It’s a initial time that a lane will underline an indoor territory as
good as a required outside surfaces. At this stage, we know
small of a lane aspect and how this will develop with cars running
on it. Fortunately, we have a use event on a Friday afternoon
that will give us overnight to examination and cruise how we competence adapt
to a new circuit. For a initial time as well, a FIA has motionless to
revoke a volume of accessible appetite to us for a foe by only under
10 percent. The inlet of a lane with a full volume of energy
would expected have led to prosaic out racing yet a reduced volume will
move behind an component of appetite saving. Both drivers now have a win a
square and we am certain both will be opposed for some-more success. There is a
lot to play for in both a team’s and driver’s championships.”
Jake Dennis (#27 BMW iFE.21):
“I am intensely vehement about my home foe in London. Nobody knows
a circuit, that suits me as a rookie. we wish we come out of the
blocks fast in a initial use event and validate well. It
looks as yet it is going to be formidable to overtake, that makes
it all a some-more critical to secure a good grid position.”
Maximilian Günther (#28 BMW iFE.21):
“London is an superb place to go racing. It’s a unequivocally cool
component to be racing indoor and outdoor. The lane looks very
technical and we really can’t wait to expostulate my initial correct laps
there. We are streamer into a final 4 races of a deteriorate and
all is possible. So as always, we only concentration on a good
opening from a side.”
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 accept an extra
100 kJ of power, that they can make use of during a brief time frame
in a second half of a race. Fans can opinion for their favourite
motorist in a 4 days before to, and heading adult to 15 mins into,
any race. Each fan can opinion once per day. There are dual ways to vote:
Online during https://fanboost.fiaformulae.com/
or around a central Formula E App.
The BMW Group Safety Cars.
The BMW Group has been represented in a ABB FIA Formula E
World Championship as ‘Official Vehicle Partner’ given a very
commencement and will continue to yield a swift of reserve cars for
deteriorate 7 of a fully-electric racing series. Alongside a BMW i8
Roadster Safety Car (fuel expenditure (combined): 2.0 l /100 km;
appetite use (combined): 14.5 kWh /100 km; total CO2 emissions: 46
g/km)*, that has been mutated specifically for racing use, a MINI
Electric Pacesetter desirous by JCW will be appearing as a new safety
automobile from a Rome E-Prix onwards. The growth of a automobile formed on
a new MINI Cooper SE represents a hitherto singular collaboration
between MINI Design, BMW Motorsport, a FIA and Formula E. The fleet
also includes a BMW i3s (Power expenditure in kWh/100: 14.6-14.0
(NEDC); 16.6-16.3 (WLTP), electric operation in km: 278-283 (WLTP))* as
‘Race Director Car’ and a BMW iX3 (Power expenditure in kWh/100:
17.8-17.5 (NEDC); 19.0-18.6 (WLTP), electric operation in km: 450-458
(WLTP))* in a roles as ‘Medical Car’ and ‘Rescue Car’.