19 Jul 19
BMW i Andretti Motorsport makes its debut in Season 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, with Antonio Felix da Costa and Alexander Sims behind the wheel of the new BMW iFE.18
BMW has been a mainstay of Formula E since the championship's inception. Alongside providing the entire fleet of safety and officials cars, the German car giant became a full manufacturer works team ahead of the 2018/19 season, when it partnered up with Andretti Autosport.BMW provided the Andretti outfit with technical assistance during the 2017/18 season, where Antonio Felix da Costa secured the team's best result of a sixth-place finish in the first race of the season in Hong Kong. Despite the promising start, the team went on to finish last overall in the championship with just 24 points. Now, with full backing from the manufacturer, the team will be looking to make an impact with its new Gen2 challenger, the BMW iFE.18.