Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler secured the runner-up spot in the 2018/19 E racing series at the final race on 14 July in New York. The German-Brazilian driver duo Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi are among the most successful drivers since 2014 with 40 podium places. We talked to them about the fascination of electric motorsport.
Formula E – sustainable and innovative
Formula E is the first exclusively electrical racing series for formula vehicles and has quickly established itself as an attractive motorsport event for a broad public. A total of 13 races in 12 metropolises on 5 continents were on the agenda for the 2018/2019 season.
KUKA supports the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team as a partner. A special feature fans of the racing series are able to make an impact on the races: With the help of the so-called FanBoost, they give their favorite driver around 70 hp more power for a few seconds.
The racing series provides a competitive environment for the automotive industry in terms of promoting the development of electric cars. The races are held around the globe in the city centers of major cities. In this way, electromobility is showcased where it will be utilized in the future: in the urban environment.