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Formula E: DS Virgin Racing wants to score in Berlin

Formula E: DS Virgin Racing wants to score in Berlin

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Model cars of the FIA World Championship for electric racing cars are rare and only available at Greenlight. Nevertheless: News for the #BerlinePrix

Formel E Modellauto Nick Heidfeld 1:18
Audi Formel E 2017
Formel E Modellauto Showcar 1:18
DS Virgin Racing formula E
Modelcars Formula E Heidfeld 1:18

After the podium finish in Paris, he will be driven to the seventh and eighth round of the FIA ??Formula E Championship 2016 / 2017. DS Virgin Racing will be on the road again after the podium finish in Paris Points to fight. The purely electrically operated race cars start as in 2015 on the grounds of the former Tempelhof airport. For the first time in the season two races will be played on a weekend with Saturday, 10th and Sunday 11th June. In contrast to the race two years ago, however, the course of the course was redrawn: the e-Prix of Berlin takes place on a 2.27 kilometer long, ten curves comprehensive route. The top speed should be over 200.

FIA President Jean Todt is the father of Formula E

Based on the initiative of FIA President Jean Todt, the racing series, which has been designed to drive the future, was launched by the FIA ??on behalf of FIA since 2014, in cooperation with promoter Alejandro Agag and his company Formula E Holdings. In the debut season, all the teams entered the same car, the Spark-Renault SRT_01E, to which the American Modellbauer-Label Greenlight has outstanding model cars in zinc die-casting as well as the 1:18 scale. The original vehicles manufactured by Spark Racing Technology were powered by an electric motor, which, like the electronics of the vehicles, was owned by McLaren Electronic Systems, a subsidiary of the McLaren Group known from Formula 1, with a maximum output of 200 kW / 272 hp.

News about Berlin ePrix 2017

As is not the case, the regulations on the races with the five-meter-measuring monoposto - visually strongly reminiscent of the cars of the IndyCar series - are constantly revised. For the first time, different distances have to be completed for both races in Berlin - 44 laps on Saturday and 46 laps on Sunday. The drivers and their teams need to master an additional strategic requirement. After the second place of José María López at the ePrix of Paris, DS Virgin Racing goes to Berlin with great motivation. The team captured the third podium spot in the season in Paris and the first for the Argentine rider, who is increasingly gaining self-confidence at the wheel of the DSV-02.

DS Virgin Racing hopes to continue with good placment

José María López: "The team wants good results in Berlin, and we have demonstrated the performance of our monocoque in Paris and the previous races, and we have shown that we are able to achieve very good results I would like to make a more efficient and even better result. " The sixth race of the Formula E Championship in Paris was not without success for Sam Bird. He drove for the second time in a row the best lap time: "The last two races were difficult for me, even in the box, but we showed with the best lap time what potential exists ".

What is a Fan Boost?

At the start of the season, DS Virgin Racing takes fourth place in the FIA ??Formula E Championship with 63 points. Sam Bird and José María López are the seventh and ninth place in the ranking. Alex Tai, Teamchef from DS Virgin Racing: "The team did a fantastic job, we are going to Berlin with a first podium spot for José María López and two consecutive best lap times for Sam Bird "We want to turn the podium spot into a win." To participate in the success of DS Virgin Racing, everyone can vote and give Sam Bird or José María López a FanBoost. To win a fanbost is to allow the driver to use more energy.

Click here for the Formula E model of Nick Heidfeld in 1:18

Click here to see the Showcar Formula E 2016, Greenlight 1:18

Click here: How to go to FanBoost

FIA Formula E Championship 2016/2017 - Berlin - Program

Friday, June 10, 2017

Shakedown 15:00 hours

Saturday June 11, 2017

Free practice 1 08:00 clock
Free Training 2 10:30 am
Qualifying 12:00 hours
Superpole 12:45 clock
Race 16:00 hours

Sunday, June 12, 2017

Open Practice 1 08:00 clock
Open Practice 2 10:30 am
Qualifying 12:00 hours
Superpole 12:45 clock
Race 16:00 hours


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