FORMULA E: TROPHY AT ANNIVERSARY
NERVES OF STEEL
Lucas di Grassi once again showed nerves of steel, already shining with a strong performance in qualifying. The Audi driver, in the worst of conditions with plenty of aquaplaning, was the only one in the first qualifying group to make it into the Super Pole shootout of the top six. After starting the race from fifth on the grid, di Grassi initially lost two positions. However, thanks to a spirited drive, the Brazilian still moved forward to second. As a result, he improved to third position overall in the drivers’ classification.
Daniel Abt, also showed a strong performance. The German was struggling with the difficult conditions in the third qualifying group. From twelfth on the grid, the Audi driver improved by two positions on the first lap and subsequently made up one position after another. “The beginning was totally crazy,” said Abt. “Things were hectic and it was important to stay clear of all the frenzy. In the end, we made up eight positions. I’m very happy, because we also showed a strong performance as a team and scored valuable points.”
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