BMW works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR), Alejandro Agag, founder and CEO of ABB FIA Formula E Championship, MS&AD Andretti Formula E Team Principals Roger Griffiths and JF Thormann and Bruno Correira (POR), official Safety Car driver, all attended the presentation.
“I am delighted to be here in Santiago to attend the reveal of the latest BMW i8, the Qualcomm Safety Car for the electric street racing series,“ said Agag. “On Saturday, we will celebrate the first edition of the Antofagasta Minerals Santiago E-Prix. When we first started Formula E, many people said that this series would not have a future. BMW was amongst the first who opened its doors and believed in our championship. Ever since the very first race in 2014, the Qualcomm Safety Car has sat proudly at the front of the grid.”