- German manufacturer and series’ Official Vehicle Partner to sponsor home race and ABB FIA #formulae World Championship decider on August 14 and 15
- #event at Tempelhof Airport first to offer General Admission tickets since global pandemic
- Title-fight set to go to the wire with 18 drivers still mathematically in contention to be crowned the first ABB FIA #formulae World Champion
Berlin, #germany (July 29, 2021) – BMW i, the sub-brand of premium German car manufacturer BMW focused on developing sustainable mobility solutions, has today been unveiled as the Race Title Partner of the #berlineprix – the championship deciding rounds of the 2020/2021 ABB FIA #formulae World Championship.
Held on August 14 and 15 at the city’s Tempelhof Airport, the BMW i #berlineprix presented by CBMM Niobium, will stage rounds 14 and 15 of the all-electric race series with both the drivers’ and the teams’ championships to be decided.
It will be the first time the series has crowned an FIA World Champion since receiving the prestigious status. The BMW i #berlineprix presented by CBMM Niobium will be the first #formulae race #event to be on general sale to the public since the start of the global pandemic, with more than 10,000 General Admission grandstand seats available for the all-important double-header race weekend.
An incredible 18 #formulae drivers remain mathematically in contention to lift the coveted ABB FIA #formulae World Drivers’ Championship title following the recent Heineken® London E-Prix, with just 17 points separating the top six. Dutchman Nyck de Vries currently leads the way, whilst Envision Virgin #racing sit on top of the ABB FIA #formulae Teams’ Championship heading into the season finale.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF #formulae - JAMIE REIGLE
“Having featured in every season of #formulae, the BMW i #berlineprix presented by CBMM Niobium is a popular race with our teams, drivers and fans. As BMW’s home race, I know everyone at BMW i is excited to be our Race Title Partner and welcome the safe return of thousands of German supporters to the grandstands. It is made even more special as it marks the conclusion of our first year as an FIA World Championship. In 2021 we’ve raced in iconic cities of the world including Rome, Monaco, New York, London, and #berlin will for the second year in a row deliver a wonderful finale.
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