António Félix Da Costa announces his departure from the DTM


António Félix Da Costa put an end to their stage in the DTM. This is confirmed by the pilot himself in the days leading up to what will be their penultimate weekend in the category in Hungary. The pilot of BMW Motorsport has taken this decision to focus all your efforts into your program in single-seaters after the signing by the team Andretti Formula E, although this will not prevent you from continue to form part of the roster of pilots of the signing of Munich. In regards to the category electric, will be the third season of Da Costa in the category after its passage by the Team Aguri.

After finishing in the third position of the Formula Renault 3.5, António Félix Da Costa landed in the DTM of the hand of BMW in 2014. After a first season in a somewhat unobtrusive, 2015 was his year of consolidation by adding together three podium finishes in the category, including his only win in the DTM at Zandvoort. In 2016, was called to be one of the drivers of weight of BMW Motorsport, but his departure from the Red Bull Junior Team and their poor start to the season have brought alive its year more gray in the category. In spite of this, still has four races to put a finishing touch to their trip German.

With everything and despite the focus on the Formula E António Félix Da Costa will not be unlinked from BMW Motorsport and is expected to be able to compete in any appointment of the Blancpain GT Series as it has done Martin Tomczyk. In any case, Da Costa had some nice words for the bavarian:I Am very pleased to have represented to BMW during the last three years in the DTM, one of the most competitive categories in the world. The DTM requires 100% of your time, so I’m happy with my decision focus on Formula E and continuing as an official driver of BMW“.