BMW has always raced for one reason:
To improve the breed.

The participation of BMW in Formula E represents its latest and most advanced effort to create the products and individuals who come to exemplify the best elements of the BMW family.

In April, 2018, the newest BMW racecar came to life, the iFE18

A Special BMW i8

At each Formula E stop around the globe, a specially prepared version of the BMW i8 exemplifies the BMW Group strategy for Electro-Mobility: NUMBER ONE > NEXT, as an example of the transfer of track technology to the road’s tarmac.

The BMW Group is racing through a historic time of change, where the electric powertrains of the future, compete today, and road-going electrified vehicles have begun to populate the streets of the world.

In fact, The BMW Group succeeded in its commitment to the future by delivering 100,000 electrified vehicles by the end of 2017, as it had promised. BMW achieved this goal through a dedicated strategy and a deep appreciation of its responsibility to the environment and future generations.

In 2018, the open wheeled Formula E cars have an open air, road-going companion. Electro-Mobility cuts a stylish profile with the i8 Roadster

Four Decades of Driving the Future: The BMW Junior Team

BMW’s interest in future generations is nothing new. Four decades ago, in 1977, initiated by the managing director Jochen Neerpasch, BMW Motorsport GmbH founded the BMW Junior Team. It was the first time in German car racing that a works team had introduced a team entirely consisting of junior level drivers. The program thrives today and counting some of the most accomplished drivers as its Alumni.