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Formula E

February 3, 2018

SANTIAGO - ROUND 4

Santiago - Round 4
2018 Santiago ePRIX
SELECT ePRIX
turns
Turns 12
Laps 33
33° 27′ 0″ S70° 40′ 0″ W
Santiago Circuit
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Santiago - Round 4
Length 2.46

km

NIO Formula E Team: Santiago ePrix Report
3 February 2018
race results
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2018 Santiago
cl
2018 Marrakesh
ma
2018 Hong Kong
hk
2018 Hong Kong
hk
2017 Valencia
uk
2017 Montreal
ca
2017 Montreal
ca
2017 New York
us
New York
us
2017 Berlin
de
2017 Berlin
de
2017 Paris
fr
2017 Monaco
mc
2017 Mexico City
mx
2017 Buenos Aires
ar
2017 Marrakesh
ma
2017 Hong Kong
hk
London
us
London
us
2016 Berlin
de
2016 Paris
fr
2016 Long Beach
us
2016 Mexico City
mx
2016 Buenos Aires
ar
2016 Punta del Este
ur
2016 Putrajaya
ms
2016 Beijing
ch
Our
story
Driving the team
Our story
NIO has competed in the FIA ABB Formula E Championship since it was established in 2014 and secured the inaugural FIA Formula E Drivers’ Championship in July 2015.
Our Story
DRIVERS’ CHAMPION 2014/15
NIO returned for the 2015/16 season with a full-season campaign for Oliver Turvey, who made his Formula E debut in London. Turvey had a strong start to finish sixth but the team had a challenging season, struggling to find competitive performance. Improvements were made each race, but he was unable to retain his championship crown.
Performance
Born to Redefine
Performance
Our team pushes performance everyday. It is about the joyous pursuit of achieving the optimum in all we do, and how we do it.

We define the technology for our race cars, which feeds back into our NIO vehicles.  This makes NIO one of the most advanced electric car companies existing, with a proven performance pedigree that delivers.

We aim to not only be at the front of the grid, but also the leaders of the EV industry to create a joyful experience for all both on and off the track.
Luca Filippi
Driver profile
Luca Filippi

Driver stats

Age

32

Fe race wins

0

Flag of Italy
Luca Filippi

Poles

0

Driver pos:

--

About Luca

Born in Savigliano, Italy (9th August 1985) Luca Filippi started racing in go-karts at the age of eight years old.

In 2002, he won the "Astra & AUTOSPRINT Search for Drivers" competition which led to a race seat in the MazdaMX-5 Cup. The following year he took part in Formula Renault 2000 and won the 2005 Italian Formula 3000 championship. At the end of the year Luca had the opportunity to drive with the Minardi F1 Team and began his GP2 Series career. A brief stint as Honda F1 test driver followed with Luca remaining in the role until the Japanese team retired from Formula 1™. He was the recipient of the prestigious “Casco D’Oro”, the Oscar of racing presented by AUTOSPRINT magazine, in 2011.

Combining GP2 duties and racing in the Auto GP Championship, both with Super Nova Racing Team, Luca then flew over the Atlantic to participate in the 2013 IndyCar series. His best result came in the Grand Prix of Toronto where he finished second with CFH Racing in 2015 before he joined Dayle Coyne Racing in 2016.

Oliver Turvey
Driver profile
Oliver Turvey

Driver stats

Age

30

Fe race wins

0

British Flag
Oliver Turvey

Poles

1

Driver pos:

11th

About Oliver

Oliver Turvey enjoyed a successful junior single-seater career with backing from the Racing Steps Foundation.

In 2006, he won the prestigious McLaren AUTOSPORT BRDC Award, which led to him making his Formula 1 test debut for the British team in 2009. He remains part of McLaren’s testing roster to this day.

In 2008, Turvey was runner-up to Jaime Alguersuari in British F3, which led to a season of Formula Renault 3.5, during which he won at Monaco. He was a winner in GP2 Asia and also competed in the GP2 main series. In 2012 he moved into GT racing with McLaren.

He currently races in Super GT and in sportscars in the LMP2 class and was the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours class winner for Jota, following this up with a second place in 2015.

He joined the FIA Formula E Championship for the final round of the 2014/15 season in London, impressing on his first time out, and was then announced as a full time driver for NIO for the 2015/16 season. He got off to a great start with sixth overall at the season opener in Beijing and secured another two points-scoring finishes to place 14th in the driver standings.

Ma Qing Hua
Driver Profile
Ma Qing Hua

Driver stats

Age

30

Fe race wins

0

China Flag
Ma Qing Hua

Poles

-

Driver pos:

-

About Ma

Ma Qing Hua was born on 25th December 1987 in Shanghai.

He is an ambassador for motorsport in China where he runs an academy for young drivers at his own karting circuit.

Ma has been competing in motorsport at an international level since 2005 in series including European F3 Open, Italian Formula 3000, British F3 Championship, A1 Grand Prix and the GP2 Series.

Ma made history by becoming the first Chinese-born driver to take part in a number of FIA Formula 1™ practices sessions with the HRT and Caterham teams.

As well as single-seaters Ma has also raced successfully in touring cars, winning the China Touring Car Championship 1600cc class drivers’ title in 2011. His greatest international success came in 2014 when he won round two of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Moscow with Citroën, making him the first Chinese driver to win an FIA world championship event. Ma added to his touring car success the following season with a victory in Portugal and five further podium finishes to clinch fourth place in the 2015 WTCC.

Ma also competed in four FIA Formula E races with Team Aguri that year and joined the TECHEETAH squad for 2016-17. His new role for the coming season is with the NIO Formula E Team as Reserve Driver.

Executive team
Driving the team
Executive team
The executive team is responsible for the management and control of operations for the NIO Formula E Team and NIO’s performance programme, which incorporates the EP9 supercar.
Gerry Hughes

Gérry Hughes

Head of Performance Programme & NIO Formula E Team Principal

Gérry joined the NIO Formula E Team in the position of Chief Race Engineer and became Team Principal in February 2017. In addition, his role as Head of Performance Programme sees Gérry manage the EP9 supercar. The global start-up unveiled the 1 MegaWatt supercar in November 2016, which achieved the fastest lap time at the Nordschleife, Germany on 12 May 2017.

Paul Fickers

Paul Fickers

Performance Programme Engineering Director

Paul joined the NIO Formula E Team ahead of the 2016/17 season to fulfill the role of Performance Programme Engineering Director. Prior to that he acted as an automotive consultant for vehicle dynamics and high performance vehicle development. He has also fulfilled senior roles at McLaren Automotive, FIAT Group, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford.

Barry Mortimer

Barry Mortimer

Performance Programme Operations Director

Barry was a new recruit to the NIO Formula E team for the 2016/17 season and joined from Team Aguri where he was Head of Team Operations. He has a wealth of motorsport management experience and has held positions at Virgin Formula E Team as well as the Lotus and Renault F1 Teams. He started with NIO as Team Manager and was promoted in March 2017.

NIO 003
  • Performance
  • Power
  • Wheels Tires
  • Dimensions
NIO 003

NIO 003

For the 2017/18 FIA ABB Formula E Championship, NIO introduces it's all-new powertrain, the NextEV NIO 003.

Explore the 003
NIO 003

Performance

 

Acceleration

0-100kph (0-62mph)

in 3 seconds

Maximum Speed

225kph (140mph)

Specifications Hide Specifications

NIO 003

Power

 

Maximum Power

200kW

Equivalent to 270bhp

Race Mode

180kW

Equivalent to 241bhp

Fan Boost Mode

Temporarily increases max power with a short boost of 100kJ of energy to be used in a power window between 190 kW and 200 kW

Max Power Regeneration

150 kW

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NIO 003

Wheels & Tires

 

Bespoke 18"

Treaded Michelin tires for wet and dry

Size

Championship specific wheel dimensions

Bespoke Forged Aluminium Wheel Rims By WheelPros

Max width - front:260mm / rear:
305mm, Max diameter - front:
650mm / rear:690mm

Specifications Hide Specifications

NIO 003

Dimensions

 

Track Width

1300mm

(min)

Overall Width

1800mm

(max)

Min Weight

880kg

(Battery 350kg)

Overall Height

1200mm

(max)

Overall Length

5000mm

(max)

Specifications Hide Specifications

 
Championship
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Fia ABB formula e 2017-2018 season
Rounds 1 & 2
Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R.
2nd & 3rd December 2017
Round 3
Marrakesh, Morocco
13th January 2018
Round 4
Santiago, Chile
3rd February 2018
Round 5
Mexico City, Mexico
3rd March 2018
Round 6
Punta del Este, Uruguay
17th March 2018
Round 7
Rome, Italy
14th April 2018
Round 8
Paris, France
28th April 2018
Round 9
Berlin, Germany
19th May 2018
Round 10
Zurich, Switzerland
10th June 2018
Rounds 11 & 12
New York, United States
14th & 15th July 2018

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Team Standings

pos
team
pts
1
techeetah
89
2
mahindra racing
87
3
ds virgin racing
69
4
panasonic jaguar racing
54
5
renault e.dams
44
6
venturi formula e
30
7
andretti formula e
14
8
audi sport abt schaeffler
12
9
dragon racing
12
10
nio formula e team
9

Driver Standings

pos
driver
pts
1
j. vergne
71
2
f. rosenqvist
66
3
s. bird
61
4
s. buemi
37
5
n. piquet jr.
33
6
e. mortara
24
7
m. evans
21
8
n. heidfeld
21
12
o. turvey
8
19
l. filippi
1

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