Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler shoots for a hat-trick in Mexico

Posted on 11. Feb, 2019 by in Audi Canada

The prior dual rounds in Mexico City numbered among a many fantastic races that Formula E has seen to date – and during both events, Audi drivers took a spoils: In 2017, Lucas di Grassi, on delivering a dictatorial opening of pushing ability and strategy, pulling of a marvellous feat notwithstanding a collision on path one to reinstate his back wing. A year later, from fifth on a grid, Daniel Abt went on to applaud his initial ever delight in Formula E, that also noted a initial success of a German in a entirely electric racing series. 

“Needless to say, it’s a good feeling for a whole patrol to lapse to a venue with so many good memories,” says Team Principal Allan McNish. “However, that doesn’t meant that we’re now scheming ourselves any less. Just a opposite: We finished good swell in Santiago and saw how quick a Audi e-tron FE05 is. That’s accurately what we wish to build on in Mexico to get us onto a lectern again.”

Formula E will foe on a 2.093-kilometer Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit for a fourth time. It is a usually permanent foe lane of a deteriorate and a drivers adore a circuit – quite due to a really special atmosphere in a lane filled with thousands of spectators. “The Mexican fans are simply extraordinary and a atmosphere in a lane is singular – we can even hear a fans entertaining in a grandstands during a race,” says Daniel Abt.

For a German, a deteriorate finally began for good on clinching his initial podium, including a fastest foe path in Santiago. “The prize was a honeyed prerogative for all of a tough work finished by a whole patrol a weeks before but, above all, it whets a ardour for more,” says Daniel Abt. “Mexico will always have a special place in my memories, since that’s where we scored my initial Formula E victory. We know that we’re means to repeat such a success if we lift off a ideal day.”

Lucas di Grassi demonstrated his category in Santiago on environment a fanciful time in a Super Pole qualifying, yet eventually went home but any points after several penalties. “Even yet we finished adult empty-handed, we schooled a lot in Santiago. The many critical summary is that we’re means to win races,” says a Brazilian. “Mexico is a lane that matched us good in new years. Although a cards have been totally reshuffled this deteriorate and a foe is fiercer than ever before, we’ll continue to work tough on improving ourselves. With an exquisite foe day we can be in row for a tip spot.”

With one feat and 3 additional lectern finishes a e-tron FE05, that has been jointly grown by Audi and record partner Schaeffler, is a many successful automobile in a margin after 3 races. Besides a Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler bureau team, a Envision Virgin Racing patron group with Sam Bird and Robin Frijns also races with a Audi e-tron FE05. Following Bird’s initial feat this deteriorate in Santiago, a group is streamer both a teams’ and drivers’ standings. 

For Audi, a Mexican turn outlines one of a highlights on a calendar off a lane as well: The code is awaiting scarcely 1,000 guests, many of whom will get a ambience of a new models during an Audi pushing knowledge eventuality during a comforts of Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.

The fourth turn of a Formula E deteriorate in Mexico will start during 4 PM internal time (11 PM CET) and, as always, lasts for 45 minutes, and one lap. Eurosport will atmosphere live coverage from Mexico City. All general channels including promote schedules can be found online during www.fiaformulae.com.

Basic Information: Audi in Formula E 2018/2019
Video: Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi demeanour forward to a foe in Mexico City

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