Tom Blomqvist

MS&AD Andretti Formula E looking to earn more points in Mexico.

Season 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship resumes after a four-week break, with the Mexico City E-Prix on 3rd of March.

It is the second of three American races in a row, with Punta del Este following in two weeks’ time. MS&AD Andretti Formula E have scored points in every country the series has visited in Season 4, and António Félix da Costa and Tom Blomqvist will look to continue that trend in Mexico.

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It is always one of the best races of the year in terms of track but we also have a huge fan base there and there is always a lot of support from the Mexican people.
António Félix da Costa, MS&AD Andretti Formula E

The Situation

With Félix da Costa in the points in Hong Kong and Santiago and Blomqvist scoring in Marrakesh, the aim will be to get both Andretti ATEC-003 cars in the top-10 in Mexico. Every round, the relationship between the Andretti team and BMW has become closer, and both parties will look to benefit from their hard work this weekend.

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António Félix da Costa, MS&AD Andretti Formula E

The Team

The MS&AD Andretti Formula E team is in its fourth season of Formula E in 2017/18. So far, Michael Andretti’s team has contested 37 races, claimed three pole positions, and scored 216 points. BMW works driver Félix da Costa is again in action at the wheel of the number 28 MS&AD Andretti ATEC-003 in Season 4. Joining the Portuguese driver is fellow BMW works driver Blomqvist, racing car number 27.

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The Circuit

Mexico’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez offers a unique mix: part racetrack, part baseball stadium, and entirely unique in its conception. The track, named after famous racing brothers Pedro and Ricardo Rodriguez, is one of the world’s highest, at 2500m above sea level. It is also a tough one on the cars. The front straight is enormous, leading to high-energy usage, and the circuit features the long, fast Turn 2, and very technical stadium section. Car set up is difficult, but crucial for a strong result.

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