Formula E: Audi takes adult plea in Mexico

In new weeks, a competition engineers of Audi Sport have been operative tough to investigate a technical problems of a Audi e-tron FE04. “Now, we’re assured that we’ve found both a means and a solution,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “Unfortunately, a FIA regulations do not concede us to exercise a changes until a 30 day duration has expired.” Consequently, a particular refurbish will not be used before a turn in Punta del Este on Mar 17. Dieter Gass: “Although we’re apparently not happy about this situation, we are confident that a permanent lane characteristics, many like in pre deteriorate testing, do not exagerate any problems.” 

Lucas di Grassi crossed a finish line in any of a initial dual E-Prix events in Mexico City in initial position – final year, following a fantastic fightback from a behind of a field. “My feat final year was no doubt my many extraordinary one in Formula E,” says Lucas di Grassi. This year, a reigning champion has to uncover his fighting suggestion again. Following his retirement in Santiago, a sign on a inverter in one of his cars had to be damaged to correct it, so underneath a regulations a Brazilian could therefore be given a 10 place grid penalty.

Daniel Abt has scored points in Mexico any time so far. “The Mexican fans are mega-enthusiastic, a atmosphere is extensive and we like a track,” says Abt. “I feel really gentle there, am rarely encouraged and full of energy.” Together with his teammate a German is roving to Mexico from a aptness week in Lanzarote with all of a Audi bureau drivers. 

“At a moment, we’re going by a tough time in a immature Formula E history. But we are as dynamic as ever and will continue to pull to a limit with Daniel and Lucas in annoy of a stream challenges,” says Allan McNish, Team Principal of Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. “We all know how indeterminate a competition day can be in Formula E – Lucas’ fantastic feat final year showed that well.”

The E-Prix in Mexico is a competition of superlatives not usually due to a considerable venue. The civil area with some 20 million inhabitants ranks among a largest ones on Earth. In 2016, Audi non-stop one of a many complicated plants in Mexico. The code produces a Audi Q5 Premium SUV for a universe marketplace there.

Round 5 of a 2017/2018 Formula E deteriorate will be run over 47 laps, starting on Saturday during 4 PM internal time (11 PM CET). In Germany, Eurosport will start to atmosphere live coverage during 10.45 PM (CET). Internationally, some 70 channels cover a Formula E races. A full list is accessible on a internet during www.fiaformulae.com.