Maximilian Günther starts for BMW in Formula E

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(*******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************) compete for the team. The 22 – year-old has completed his first Formula E season as a rookie last year – and knew how to convince. The team from BMW i Andretti Motorsport also says goodbye to António Félix da Costa (PT). (**********************************************************************************************) New arrival Maximilian Günther drove (*********************************************************************************************************************************************) drove ten GEOX Dragon races, finishing fifth twice and twice qualifying in the Super Pole competition of the fastest six drivers. He is no stranger to BMW Motorsport: Günther started his formula career in the Formula BMW Talent Cup – BMW's young talents program at the time – and came in second. This was followed by numerous successful stations in Formula racing.

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“I am looking forward to the return of Maximilian Günther to the BMW family,” says BMW Group Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “We have followed his performance very closely last season. Maximilian has regularly managed to get the most out of his vehicle package. So he could achieve some remarkable results. To have a driver with BMW Formula history in the team is a perfect match. “(*********************************************************************** “It's great to be part of BMW i Motorsport now,” says Günther. “BMW i Andretti Motorsport has shown a strong debut season in Formula E, could win from the stand and fight for the title until the end. For me, this change is therefore always a great step. It's great to drive for BMW again. There everything . “

In farewell to Félix da Costa, Marquardt says: “Many thanks to António for the good cooperation in the past Formula E season and in the six years as BMW works driver in the DTM, the WEC, in the GT sport and in the formula E. We had a good time together, but we agreed that a change is good for both sides. Now we wish him all the best on his new path. “(*****************************************************************************************) “I have always been happy and proud to be part of the BMW family,” says Félix da Costa. “BMW Motorsport has given me the chance to present myself in many different racing cars and to learn so much. Thanks also to BMW i Andretti Motorsport for a great and intense time together in the Formula E. Even if I now face new challenges, I will always like to think back to the time at BMW. “

The decision on the second BMW i Andretti Motorsport rider alongside Maximilian Günther in season 6 will be announced in the coming weeks until the official tests in Valencia (ES) in October.

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