As a third-fastest motorist of a initial subordinate group, di Grassi had to settle for 13th on a grid, a best motorist of an Audi e-tron FE06. In a race, a 2016/2017 Formula E Champion once again showed clever fighting spirit. With fantastic overtaking maneuvers, a Audi motorist done adult a sum of 7 places. On a final lap, he upheld a Porsche of André Lotterer, who had started from 3rd on a grid.
“Thank we to a whole team, my automobile was unequivocally good in a race,” pronounced Lucas di Grassi. “More is not probable during a impulse with a package from such a starting position. The foe in Formula E is too clever for that.”
Teammate Daniel Abt fought opposite indeterminate automobile change in giveaway use and in qualifying. As a result, a group altered a finish back finish of his Audi e-tron FE06 for a foe and a German changed from 18th on a grid to finish in 14th. “Nevertheless, it was an intensely frustrating race,” pronounced Abt. “We simply did not have gait here.”
“It’s apparent that we have some work to do,” pronounced Team Principal Allan McNish. “Fortunately, we have some time until a subsequent foe to consider about how we can improve. Daniel already had problems in qualifying. At slightest we scored some points with Lucas and shielded 5th place in a drivers’ championship.”
Last year’s leader Sam Bird scored one indicate for Audi patron group Envision Virgin Racing in 10th position. Teammate Robin Frijns had to start a foe from a penultimate quarrel of a grid after touching a wall in qualifying. The Dutchman done adult 10 positions and finished twelfth.