Santiago ePrix (2018)
Latest news on Santiago ePrix
Techeetah team principal Mark Preston has revealed he did not initially know that heavy contact between his drivers’ almost threw away a Formula E history-making one-two in Santiago last weekend.
Nelson Piquet Jr produced yet another strong race for Jaguar Racing in Santiago, fighting Sebastien Buemi for third place when he locked up and took to the escape road, recovering to finish sixth.
Audi is confused by the run of reliability problems that Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi has described as “really unbelievable”.
The Techeetah Formula E team has been fined €30,000 for adapting the driver safety harnesses introduced in Santiago, but has retained the first 1-2 finish in the series’ history.
Jean-Eric Vergne led home Techeetah teammate Andre Lotterer in a breathless Santiago ePrix, delivering the first team one-two in the all-electric championship’s history.
Jean-Eric Vergne set the fastest time across two red-flagged practice sessions for Formula E’s Santiago ePrix.