António Félix Da Costa and Andretti Autosport will compete together in the third season of the Formula E after the signing of the Portuguese pilot by training american. A procurement in which a lot has to do BMW Motorsport, technological partner of the team waiting to make the final leap and compete with a factory team in the category of single-seaters from the FIA. Da Costa will share the box with Robin Frijns in a structure that expects to be able to use for the first time the engine ATEC that was scrapped in the preseason of the ‘Season Two’ the major problems suffered.
Da Costa has been a regular in Formula E since its inception, pilot-owner of the Team Aguri during the first two seasons of the show. In both of these competed with the Spark-Renault SRT 01E as training japanese did not develop its own mechanics of face to the season 2015-16. Despite this, António Félix Da Costa got a performance more than acceptable, especially in relation to their team mates. The Portuguese scored 51 points in the first season with victoria, including in Buenos Aires. His background in the ‘Season Two’ was 28 points with four races within the top ten.
Now, António Félix Da Costa lands at Andretti Autosport from the hand of BMW, the brand with which it competes as an official driver in the DTM: “Join Andretti is a great thing for me. I always liked the running form of the americans, and as wrap the sport in general. I’m a big fan of the IndyCar series and Andretti Autosport is an iconic team. To be able to say that I’m joining this team of amazing race and all your family is fantastic. We have a great team, the car looks good and I’m ready to start“.