Intensive test day for Makowiecki and Preining in Marrakech


Thomas Preining im Porsche 99X Electric - Foto: Porsche
Thomas Preining in a Porsche 99 X Electrical – Photo: Porsche

The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E worker has the official rookie label after the Marrakesh E-Prix Take a look at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Porsche works driver Frédéric Makowiecki (FR) and Take a look at and development driver Thomas Preining (AT) went in the Porsche for the first time on Sunday 99 X Electrical on the track. In the two three-hour sessions, they placed a total of 172 rounds on the 2nd, 971 kilometer long course in Marrakech (MA) and provided the workers with important insights. In the race on Saturday, Porsche works driver André Lotterer (DE) took eighth place, Neel Jani (CH) came in rank 18 to the finish.

Voices on the Marrakech rookie take a look at

Amiel Lindesay (Head of Formula E): “We had a productive test day and are very satisfied with the results of Frédéric Makowiecki and Thomas Preining. Both drivers had valuable experience with the Porsche 99 X Electrical collect. As workers, we will use the data to prepare for the upcoming races and for vehicle efficiency. Many thanks to Frédéric and Thomas for their commitment. ”

Frédéric Makowiecki (Porsche works driver): “I learned a lot from the rookie take a look at. My first impression of the Porsche 99 X Electrical is very positive. Sitting in a new car for the first time is always a big challenge. You never know exactly, used to be expected – especially with the new technology of a fully electric racing series like Formula E. Still, I'm good with the Porsche 99 X Electrical got along. I was able to use the laps on the demanding route here in Marrakech very well for the workers and myself. ”


Thomas Preining (Take a look at and development driver): “The test drives with the Porsche 99 X Electrical was a lot of fun. Personally, I was able to learn a lot about the special properties of the car. The data will be sent to the worker when further optimizing the efficiency of the Porsche 99 X Electrical help for future races. So it was a win for americaall. I am already looking forward to further tests with the vehicle. ”

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