Starting from eighth and ninth on a grid, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler was a initial group to date to grasp a third 1-2 feat in Formula E in Puebla on Saturday: In a fantastic race, Lucas di Grassi claimed his 13th feat in total, while René Rast done a delight ideal with second place. These 44 points, including Rast who also set a fastest competition lap, noted a biggest points transport by a singular group in this stream deteriorate to date.
On Sunday, Formula E afterwards once again valid how indeterminate a championship can be: Lucas di Grassi usually started from 13th on a grid after a formidable subordinate event and René Rast even had to start a competition from final position after creation a mistake on his quick lap. With a cold conduct in a feverishness of Mexico and crafty appetite management, a German fought his approach brazen one place during a time. A deserved prerogative after 45 minutes: one indicate for tenth place and another for a fastest competition lap. “A really sparkling race,” says René Rast. “We chose a somewhat opposite plan and saved a lot of energy, so we still scored dual points. The fun about a lectern on Saturday and a good position in a championship prevails above all.”
Teammate di Grassi also done adult a few positions and was on his approach to scoring points, though afterwards usually finished a competition in 18th place after countless extreme battles and a drive-through penalty. “I got into a few scuffles right after a start and shop-worn my car. After that, we gave it everything, though it only wasn’t my day,” pronounced Lucas di Grassi. “The 1-2 on Saturday gave a whole group a lot of certain energy, that we’re now holding with us to New York. We have a best memories of a Brooklyn circuit.”
After 9 of 15 races this season, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is fourth in a teams’ standings and only 14 points behind a leaders. René Rast has also jumped to fourth place in a drivers’ standings and is also within distinguished stretch of a leader. “This weekend, Formula E once again showed a fantastic and indeterminate side,” says Team Principal Allan McNish. “Our 1-2 feat was followed by a tough competition on Sunday in that we warranted profitable points that could be wilful during a finish of a season. Overall, we leave Mexico proudly, with lots of certainty and full of expectation for New York.”
After a Envision Virgin Racing Audi patron group went but points on Saturday, Nick Cassidy claimed a second prize for a British patrol this deteriorate by finishing in third place on Sunday. Teammate Robin Frijns finished eleventh.
Formula E continues a deteriorate with dual races in New York City on Jul 10 and 11. These will be followed by races in London and a dual final races in Berlin in mid-August.