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(*****************************************************************************************) The time of HWA Racelab in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship ends , At the double final in New York City on (****************************************************************************************************). and 14. In July, the team and drivers Gary Paffett and Stoffel Vandoorne want to say goodbye to a sense of achievement. In the coming season, the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team will take the place of HWA Racelab and build on the experience gained.

Behind the team from Affalterbach are seven intense months. After a start-up phase at the beginning, they found a good start as a freshman in the series and celebrated a much-noticed success with the third place in Stoffel in Rome. The podium finish was also the start of a series with points in all European races. So HWA Racelab has already collected the most points of all rookie teams in Formula E. (*************************************************************************************************************) Display

This result will now be topped in New York again to complete the chapter formula E for HWA positive. Once again the driver and the team are faced with an unfamiliar challenge: this time, two races take place over a weekend. After the first race on Saturday, a training session is scheduled for Sunday, 9 am local time. Then in the usual qualifying mode, the seats on the starting grid are extended for the final race of the season.

The route leads in a mixture of tight curves and long straights over 2, (*******************************************************************************) km around the harbor of Brooklyn. With a view of the Manhattan skyline, pilots fight on rough ground, some of which is concrete, for the final points of the season.

Gary Paffett ((*************************************************************************************************), GB): “I'm really looking forward to the race in New York, in one of the most breathtaking cities in the world. Too bad that the season is already over. It's the last race for us as HWA Racelab, that's sure to be emotional. Finally, we want to set a highlight again and land in the points. With just two races on a weekend, the chances are even greater. “(************************************************************************************************) Stoffel Vandoorne ((******************************************************************************************************), BE): “I will be in New York for the first time and I'm really looking forward to the city. It's the last race for us, the season passed incredibly fast. We've learned a lot over time and want to end the season at a high level. It would be nice to land twice in the points. The opportunity is there, we want to make the most of it. “

Ulrich Fritz, Team Principal HWA Racelab: “New York rings in for us the last race weekend for HWA Racelab in the Formula E. We are proud to be the most successful rookie team in Formula E history so far. But now we are looking forward to once again experiencing an absolute highlight event with New York. The route around the Brooklyn harbor is once again a real challenge for the drivers and the car. With a mix of tight, fast turns and several straights, the track offers suspense and good overtaking opportunities. It is therefore once again full concentration over the entire weekend to end the season 5 with good results. ”

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