Following a formidable deteriorate opener in Saudi Arabia in December, a new Audi e-tron FE05 with a engine generator section (MGU), jointly grown by Audi and record partner Schaeffler, left a clever sense in North Africa. In a competition that was retaining adult until a final moment, Jérôme d’Ambrosio (Mahindra) clinched feat in a one-lap scurry following a late reserve automobile period. In a print finish, a initial 7 cars saw a mottled dwindle within 1.633 seconds – some of them side by side.
“We again saw a really stirring Formula E competition with an altogether good outcome for Audi,” pronounced Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “Our dual patron cars from Envision Virgin Racing with Robin Frijns and Sam Bird finished in second and third positions. Our bureau cars with Lucas (di Grassi) and Daniel (Abt), after good starts, were struggling rather in a end. We need to know because they mislaid gait during a race.”
Following subordinate that did not go perfectly, di Grassi and Abt delivered marvellous starts. Di Grassi done adult 5 positions on a initial lap, Abt even seven. After only a few laps, a dual drivers from a Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team, carrying started from eleventh and sixteenth on a grid, had sealed a opening to a front runners. After an eventful race, they finished in seventh and tenth positions.
“That was a crazy race,” pronounced Lucas di Grassi. “After my fightback, we was tighten to holding a lead, though a reserve automobile flattering most compromised a strategy. Seventh position and a fastest competition path – we’re behind in a game.”