BMW Tops Valencia Formulation E Exams

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Alexander Sims gave BMW a clear sweep of quickest instances in Formulation E’s official 2018/19 pre-season testing at Valencia as he set the quickest lap of the ultimate day.

Sims, who additionally topped the opening day of working on the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, moved to the highest of the instances late on with a 1m17.402s, pushing reigning FE champion Jean-Eric Vergne into second place.

BMW retains the check’s quickest time, which was set by Antonio Felix da Costa throughout Wednesday’s morning working, with Sim’s Friday effort ending up zero.425s adrift of that benchmark.

All the drivers – besides Venturi’s Edoardo Mortara – set their quickest instances of the day throughout the afternoon session, as situations on the observe improved from the soaking morning working throughout the two-hour lunch break.

Vergne, who solely set his quickest time of the day as the ultimate chequered flag approached, wound up zero.218s slower than Sims.

Mitch Evans gave Jaguar its highest end in any session of the check with third place, forward of Mahindra Racing’s Pascal Wehrlein and Maximilian Gunther (Dragon Racing).

Robin Frijns was sixth for Virgin Racing, with HWA’s Gary Paffett and Sam Chicken seventh and eighth forward of Sebastien Buemi.

Lucas di Grassi rounded out the highest 10 for Audi.

Antonio Fuoco, who took over the #7 Dragon automotive from Jose Maria Lopez – 12th within the moist morning session – completed in P11.

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Felipe Massa induced one of many day’s six crimson flags – 4 of which got here throughout the afternoon session – when he stopped on observe within the closing hour, and was 16th for Venturi.

Dani Juncadella, who took over Stoffel Vandoorne’s HWA automotive because the Belgian driver left the check after Wednesday’s working to compete within the US Grand Prix for McLaren, completed the day in 17th place.

Oliver Rowland gave Nissan e.dams a second driver for the primary time within the check on the ultimate day – as he drove the automotive Alexander Albon had been scheduled to run earlier than the information broke that he’s closing on a 2019 Toro Rosso Formulation 1 drive.

Rowland ended up 18th quickest on the day, with 59 laps accomplished – the joint-highest of any driver, alongside Daniel Abi – who ended up in 13th place for Audi.

Mortara didn’t full a lap throughout the afternoon session as an unspecified technical drawback on his automotive meant he couldn’t rejoin.


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