Win for Audi Lucas di Grassi took victory in his Audi team in the Berlin E-Prix for his second ABB FIA Formula E win of 2018/19. Former champ Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler), eager to climb up from his third place start, passed HWA Racelab's Stoffel Vandoorne on Turn 6, five minutes into the race. Just minutes later, the Brazilian challenged Buemi for the top spot, passing once again on Turn 6 and he led all the way from there.
4-way battle for lead Starting from Pole, DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne pulled away with Mahindra's Pascal Wehrlein close behind in second and Nissan e.dams Oliver Rowland. Despite clinching Pole in the Super Pole shoot out, the British driver was put back after a three place grid penalty was carried over from the Paris race.
by Stephen Cox Al Unser, Sr. used a hotel lobby display car to win at Indianapolis in 1987. 46-year-old Juan Fangio broke and re-broke the Nurburgring lap record three times during his miracle Formula One victory in 1957. Every motorsport enthusiast can recite a list of the great driving performances in auto racing history. But many of the sport's truly amazing drives will never be known, not because the feats were less dramatic but because they occurred at amateur events with anonymous drivers. Like this one.
Frijns is Formula E's eighth different winner in eight races
Typical Formula E crap-shoot In Paris Dutch driver Robin Frijns, driving for Envision, won a wet and crash-strewn Paris E-Prix on Saturday to become the all-electric Formula E series’ eighth different winner in eight races this season and seize the overall lead. He was joined on the podium by Germans Andre Lotterer, for DS Techeetah, and Daniel Abt for Audi. Brazilian Lucas di Grassi was fourth for Audi.
Wehrlein disqualified, Rowland takes pole in Paris
Nissan locks out front-row Mahindra Racing's Pascal Wehrlein has lost his ABB FIA Formula E pole position for the Paris E-Prix after the ex-Formula 1 driver and team-mate Jerome D'Ambrosio were disqualified. The two Mahindra cars were the only machines not to be cleared from parc ferme, with an FIA document later stating that the disqualification is due to "non-respect of the minimum tire pressure" rule. Nissan e.dams now locks out the front row of the grid for Saturday's race, with Oliver Rowland starting on pole ahead of Sebastien Buemi.
Evans gets maiden Jaguar win in Rome E-Prix thriller
Holds off Andre Lotterer Panasonic Jaguar Racing's Mitch Evans claimed an emotional first victory in Rome with DS Techeetah's Andre Lotterer in second and HWA Racelab's Stoffel Vandoorne bringing home both his and the team's first podium finish in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.
Vergne victorious in Sanya showdown, avoids penalty
Formula E in China After three 'pointless' races, DS Techeetah driver and reigning champion Jean-Eric Vergne clinched his first win of the season on the streets of Sanya. The Frenchman was followed by Nissan e.dams' rookie Oliver Rowland and BMW i Andretti Motorsport's Antonio Felix da Costa in third, who climbs to the top of the championship standings.
Mercedes-Benz gives first insight into Formula E project
Can they dominate like in F1? The 89th International Motor Show in Geneva has another star turn in the shape of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01. The 'teaser' version of the first all-electric racing car to be entered by the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team has made its world debut. The EQ Silver Arrow 01 will be on public display between 7 and 17 March 2019 at the trade show. The car has been given a special 'teaser livery' which gives an idea of the team's Formula E campaign to come. The definitive design will be presented at a later stage ahead of the season opener.
Formula E in photo finish Despite only leading the final few metros of the Mexico City E-Prix, Lucas di Grassi got his first win of the season for Audi out of pure luck. He drove past an out of power Pascal Wehrlein with meters to spare to snatch victory away. Having saved power in third place for the majority of the race, in a true rope-a-dope strategy, di Grassi was able to pass Oliver Rowland with five minutes to spare before launching an attack on pole-sitter Wehrlein in the final few laps.
Di Grassi on outside pole Rookie driver Pascal Wehrlein (Mahindra Racing) posted another solid time after Qualifying in Second in Santiago. The Formula E newbie will start the race on Pole. Wehrlein will be followed into battle by Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler's Lucas di Grassi, who starts the race in second with Venturi's Felipe Massa behind him in third. Fourth place on the grid goes to Nissan e.dams' Oliver Rowland who made his debut in Super Pole, out qualifiying his teammate Sebastien Buemi, who starts the race in sixth, behind BMW i Andretti Motorsport's Antonio Felix da Costa.
Launch Radical New Sport And Entertainment Concept Extreme E - a pioneering electric off-road racing series taking place in five of the most unique and remote locations on the planet - was today launched by motorsport legend Gil de Ferran and entrepreneur Alejandro Agag. The innovative sport and entertainment concept will showcase electric sport utility vehicles (SUVs) competing in extreme environments, highlighting not only the prowess of such vehicles, star drivers and advanced technologies - but crucially the challenges faced by each ecosystem.
Bird storms to victory in sweltering Santiago showdown
Formula E After surviving the sweltering heat in Santiago, it was Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird who emerged victorious in Parque O'Higgins, closely followed by Mahindra Racing's rookie driver Pascal Wehrlein, who stormed to second with Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler's Daniel Abt inheriting third.
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