VALENCIA, Spain – Nissan’s Method E journey begins tomorrow at Valencia in Spain when Sebastien Buemi and Alex Albon flip their first laps on the ABB FIA Method E pre-season take a look at.
The championship begins its fifth season with the “Gen2” Method E automotive; the chassis, battery, powerplant and aerodynamics are all new. Method E can even characteristic a brand new race format that can exhibit the enhancements in battery expertise.
“We can’t have the change of automobiles halfway by the race, which highlights the truth that the expertise within the batteries has been enhancing massively in only a few years,” stated Buemi. “The automotive seems to be very completely different. I feel it seems to be nice. It is also extra highly effective, and the vary is a lot better.”
Swiss racer Buemi is wanting ahead to working together with his new teammate, British-based Thai driver, Alex Albon.
“He is acquired a whole lot of expertise already,” stated Buemi. “He is been racing in many various single seaters. I am going to do one of the best I can to assist him and provides him as a lot recommendation as I can earlier than the beginning of the season.”
Albon is at the moment second on this 12 months’s FIA Method 2 championship and lately took victory within the Method 2 characteristic race in Russia. The 22-year-old Method E rookie can be eagerly awaiting the possibility to work with the 2015/16 sequence champion.
“He is the king of Method E,” stated Albon. “He is acquired probably the most probably the most wins, most poles and quickest laps. He brings lots to the crew and there can be lots I can study from him. He is vastly skilled with power administration, and that is so necessary in Method E. I plan to attempt to study as a lot as I can and absorb all the pieces.”
Testing in Valencia begins tomorrow at 9:00 am native time with a three-hour session. A further three-hour session will start at 2:00 pm. The identical schedule can be repeated on Wednesday and Friday.
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Prepared for his large debut. We’re excited to carry @alex_albon to the @FIAFormulaE championship. He’ll be on observe tomorrow with @Sebastien_buemi at @CircuitValencia. #NissanFormulaE pic.twitter.com/DcDqBBovut— Nissan NISMO (@NISMO) October 15, 2018
Tomorrow the motion begins at @CircuitValencia for @Nissan’s @FIAFormulaE debut. Can’t wait to see @Sebastien_buemi and @alex_albon in motion. #NissanFormulaE pic.twitter.com/Jz1UYCQdfz— Nissan NISMO (@NISMO) October 15, 2018
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