What makes Formula E so special Formula E is the world s first all electric motor racing series Its objective is to demon strate the potential of sustainable mobility With the competitive spirit inherent to engi neers teams and drivers in motorsport sus tainable and ambitious racing is contested in major cities around the world witnessed by a wide public Based on a race car that was de signed by renowned racing companies such as Dallara Williams McLaren and Michelin for the 2014 2015 debut season the technical scope for development afforded to teams suppliers and manufacturers has gradually expanded each season What are the basics Formula E races are contested on spe cially designed street courses in some of the world s biggest cities Visitors are treated to an extremely entertaining support program which brings them closer to the drivers and their ve hicles for instance in the eVillage of the pad dock than has been the case until now in tra ditional motor racing Currently about halfway into the race the drivers switch to a second race car with a fully charged battery In both halves of the race competitors must not only pay at tention to turning the fastest lap times but also watch energy consumption For the race each car has 170 kW of power ca 231 hp and 28 kWh of energy available In free practice and qualifying 200 kW 272 hp is permitted What is FanBoost Formula E fans can vote for their favor ite driver via the social media platforms Twit ter and Instagram in the Formula E app and on the Formula E homepage www fiaformulae com earning the race drivers an additional power boost in the second half of the race The three drivers with the most votes receive an ex tra 30 kW which they can call up individually at the press of a button Votes can be cast until six minutes into the race FanBoost is without equal in worldwide motor racing Why is Schaeffler involved in the FIA Formula E series Formula E is the perfect platform for the world wide technology group Schaeffler Prof Pe ter Gutzmer as Schaeffler s Chief Technology Philosophy regulations and changes for the 2016 2017 season Basics 64

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