05/08/2021 Reading Time: 1 min

Formula E: Spectacular highlight in Monaco

Spectacular Formula E premiere in Monaco: For the first time in its history, the electric racing series used the full version of the world’s most famous street circuit. The fans witnessed a breathtaking race with numerous overtaking manoeuvres and lead changes that are rarely seen in Monaco.

Audi e-tron FE07 auf der Rennstrecke

Breathtaking race on the world’s most famous street circuit

“The race was a great advertisement for Formula E and electric racing,” said Allan McNish, Team Principal of Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. “For us as a team, the race was unfortunately disappointing.”

René Rast im Cockpit

René Rast retires

René Rast touched the barriers on the 19th of 26 laps while battling for seventh place and retired with damaged left rear suspension. At this point, Rast had two percent more usable energy than most of the drivers in front of him and was in a strong position for the decisive final phase. The German also recorded the second fastest lap during the race.

Lucas di Grassi in P10

Lucas di Grassi fought his way into the points after a difficult qualifying session in which the fastest four drivers were within just 0.059 seconds of each other. In eighth place, the Brazilian was touched by André Lotterer (Porsche) on the last lap, losing three positions and crossing the finish line in 11th. After a time penalty for Lotterer, di Grassi moved up to tenth place.

Audi e-tron FE07 auf der Rennstrecke

Customer team Envision Virgin Racing on the podium

The Monaco E-Prix was successful for Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing. Robin Frijns finished runner-up, taking the lead in the drivers’ world championship. The Dutchman fought a strong battle with defending champion António Félix da Costa for almost the entire race, with the two drivers overtaking each other several times while battling for the lead.

Formula E Monaco: Results documents to download


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Audi e-tron FE07 auf der Rennstrecke
Audi e-tron FE07 auf der Rennstrecke
Audi e-tron FE07 auf der Rennstrecke


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