Alexander Sims will have a key role in the program of development of the power train BMW that will be used by the team Andretti Autosport at the season 2017-18. Although the official pilot of the bavarian manufacturer because it worked in the test ATEC-02 and has served as a pilot booking of the training, their role within the team will have greater importance. In fact, Sims will have a role based on the test of the car of the ‘Season Four’ of the team, although this will have to adapt these tests to your program in the Americas and Europe. Without a doubt, one more step on the landing of BMW in Formula E.
however, Sims is one of the official riders of BMW Motorsport with a program of more extensive. The uk competes on a regular basis in the class GTD in the IMSA SportsCar, in addition to participate this weekend in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. By the commitments of the other drivers of BMW, has also competed in the Blancpain GT Series with ROWE Racing. However, the most important role of Alexander Sims is form part of the development of the BMW that the bavarian manufacturer will enter in the class LMGTE-Pro WEC season 2018.
In this aspect, and also looking to the future, Roger Griffiths, co-director of Andretti, has explained: “We have to adapt the test program to your other program from BMW. Alexander Sims already did half of our testing of development in the past year, but their work will increase. Already knew it, but his connection with BMW is a more. I’m sure that Sims will be in the group of pilots that will be considered to have a position of official driver”. Alexander Sims, who has always been recognized to have on your radar this option, of time refers back to the plan of work increased ahead.