BMW soon in Formula E with the Andretti team?

Racing | March 20th, 2016 by 0
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Michael Andretti’s team is in talks with BMW for a Formula E partnership, but an agreement is unlikely to be implemented before the 2018/2019 season. …

Michael Andretti’s team is in talks with BMW for a Formula E partnership, but an agreement is unlikely to be implemented before the 2018/2019 season.

Sources confirmed to Motorsport.com that discussions “have been developing between the two sides in recent months, but no decisive step towards an agreement had been made ​​or confirmed.”

Motorsport.com also revealed that BMW will not, as a manufacturer, participate in the forthcoming tender for the supply of chassis or batteries for the 2018/19 season.

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The German manufacturer is believed to be confident in its knowledge and technology gained through the i-brand series to promote its electric vision, but they are open to accessing further marketing through racing in Formula E with the Andretti team in the near future.

Andretti have a re-homologated their ATEC-01 car ready for season three of the series and are now looking for an additional partner.

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