Champion Lucas di Grassi behind on a podium

Posted on 18. Mar, 2018 by in Audi Canada

His group partner Daniel Abt was unusually unlucky. The Mexico City leader fought his approach from fifth on a grid to third in a initial half of a race. After swapping cars, he had to array for a second time since a seatbelts came undone. “We have to find out how this happened,” pronounced Daniel Abt, who crossed a line in 14th place. “The chair belts were closed, yet after dual laps they were unexpected open.”

“Daniel’s problem with a belts cost us a double lectern and was a outrageous beating for him,” pronounced Team Principal Allan McNish. “It’s certain that we got both cars to a finish and that Lucas took his initial lectern of a deteriorate after carrying scored his initial points in Mexico. His quarrel with Jean-Eric Vergne for a lead was impossibly heated and sparkling from a initial to a final lap. On one arise we suspicion now Lucas is through, yet Jev gathering a clever competition as well.”

“It was a close, tough quarrel between a two,” pronounced Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “Unfortunately there was no approach to get by Jean-Eric Vergne, even yet Lucas attempted often. Today he indispensable a fan boost that Daniel had. Even yet some-more was possible, we can be confident with a opening this weekend. The trustworthiness was also there. We demeanour brazen definitely to a rest of a season.”

The initial European Formula E competition of a 2017/2018 deteriorate is hold in Rome (Italy) on Apr 14. After a initial half of a season, Daniel Abt is seventh in a standings, Lucas di Grassi softened to tenth in Punta del Este. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is sixth in a teams’ classification. 

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