Panasonic Jaguar racing team races to warm weather in Argentina to participate in the third round of the Formula E Championship in Buenos Aires on February 18.
The Puerto Madero circuit has 12 laps over a 2.5 km stretch, and is the only circuit to have hosted three Formula E seasons, but poses a new challenge to the Panasonic Jaguar team, despite the team’s strong start this season.
The “eBrex Buenos Aires” race is a difficult challenge due to the high temperatures in Argentina, which requires careful caution in balancing the pace of the race and managing the car’s temperature, which promises a race rich with surprises and full of enthusiasm.
The British team expressed their eagerness to participate in this challenge and drive on the track that drives cars to achieve their best performance, and rewards clear communication between the driver and engineer, through the following answers:
What did you and the team do during the winter vacation?
James Barclay, Director of Panasonic Jaguar Racing Team said : “We were very busy, and I cannot say that this was a vacation for the team. The technical team was sailing on the data collected in Hong Kong and Marrakech, while the drivers participated in virtual races and in networking events with Media: Hu Bin Tong traveled to Shenzhen, China, to participate in the ‘Performing Arts’ tour from Jaguar, Adam Carroll participated in karting races at the Nats Corner Circuit in Northern Ireland, and Mitch Evans headed to the Jaguar Land Rover Snowboarding Academy in Argeblog Max. Swedish North. “
What things does the team seek to improve for the E-Buenos Aires?
James Barclay said: “This is the third time that the Formula E race is being held in Buenos Aires, and this is what makes all teams eager to come here. This race is one of the kind where expectations are open, as drivers must carefully manage their car batteries due to the height. The big temperature. The ring is also a big challenge, and the team must act according to the conditions of the circuit and change their strategy with progressing on it. This will undoubtedly be a difficult test. ”
What are you most looking for in the E-Buenos Aires?
Adam Carroll, # 47 : “I participated in the E-Bricks Buenos Aires as a spare driver last year, and I had the opportunity to see the Formula E race personally. The race was very fun, with a lot of skipping and technical obstacles and the result was surprising. Also, the venue of the race is in Puerto Madero is absolutely amazing. “
How was the return to the Nats Corner?
Adam Carroll, No. 47: “The Nats Corner circuit means a lot to me, so I started my journey from there. I spent so much time driving on this circuit so that I could drive it with closed eyes. I memorized every corner of it by heart.”
What do you think of the E-Brix race track in Buenos Aires?
Mitch Evans, No. 20 : “This circuit looks great. I had a lot of fun driving it in virtual simulation. There is no doubt that most other drivers have experience driving on the real circuit but we are ready to go through this experience. Adam told me about the wonderful atmosphere there. I am sure That this weekend will be very amazing. “
How was your trip to Jaguar Land Rover Snow Driving Academy in Sweden?
Mitch Evans : “It was an amazing journey, and an experience of a lifetime, especially for me being brought up in a warm area. As for the driving experience, it was unparalleled at all. It is international later this season, but I managed to make great turns in a Jaguar F-TYPE on snow. “