Lucas Di Grassi wins an ePrix of Putrajaya rugged


Lucas Di Grassi has been raised with the victory in the ePrix of
, the second test of the season in Formula E. The brazilian
with the car of ABT Schaeffler Audi has aprovechado problems
arising between its rivals throughout the race to get a comfortable
victoria. Podium for Sam Bird and Robin Frijns in a surreal end with several
incidents between the pilots occupying these positions. With this triumph, and
the technical problems suffered by Sebastien Buemi in his two-seater, Di
Grassi is the new leader of the Formula E

The poleman Sebastien Buemi and the French Stéphane Sarrazin shared the first row, but fortune did not smile to both. The output had to be aborted because of the problems in the Venturi of the gaul, which forced him to exit the pitlane. That left the way open to the leader of the championship to be placed in head not huge in to the first corner, Nick Heidfeld suffered a spin after a touch. Loïc Duval achieved by his party to rise to the second position ahead of Antonio Felix Da Costa and Nico Prost. Luca Di Grassi came in fifth at the pronounced fork of Putrajaya.

Jean-Eric Vergne was left out of the race by the touch with Nick Heidfeld at the output, while the leader repeated the script of the ePrix in Beijing. Almost without effort, and by demonstrating the superiority of the single-seater and.Dams, Sébastien Buemi got a lead of over two seconds in just five laps. A margin that, however, was in water of borage after the accident of Oliver Turvey. The pilot of Nextev impacting against the barriers and caused the BMW i8 that makes the work of Safety Car had to appear on the track, it gathers the whole pack.


The reset is lived without changes in the first units, although the fighting not were slow to come. Nico Prost ahead in a great maneuver to Da Costa, reaching the last position of the podium. Sébastien Buemi was again to expand their advantage, while at the rear of the group, Stéphane Sarrazin managed to get back in the race. In fact, Sarrazin managed to trace up to the décimosegunda position before the pit stops, in a race that was divided into two groups, formed by the first nine and was left behind Jacques Villeneuve, to more than 20 seconds of the head.

The race was a roll over on lap 15. Sébastien Buemi had problems in his first single-seater and hurled his step-by-pit. Also entering his teammate Nico Prost, leaving the way open to Löic Duval. The step-by-pit also gave problems to Daniel Abt and the prospect of a new race. Nico Prost was going to be the new leader ahead of Antonio Felix Da Costa and Luca Di Grassi. Loïc Duval was positioning itself fourth and Jerome D’ambrosio was fifth, although away from the first classified. Before you consolidate positions, Luca Di Grassi overtook Da Costa by the second virtual location.


The leadership of Nico Prost was blurred to 10 laps from the end. Luca di Grassi was placed in the lead after overtaking acceleration in a straight line to the pilot and.Dams. That I served at Da Costa and Duval to join the fight. Antonio Felix Da Costa overtook the French, though his maneuver was no good for anything because just a few corners after his car suffered problems and was stopped on two occasions. Loïc Duval took advantage of the confusion and pass Prost. The race is still kept a and bad surprises for the last three laps.

Luca di Grassi got the victory, and stood as the new leader of the Formula E. behind the chaos. Loïc Duval suffered a puncture, Robin Frijns impacted against the wall to avoid it, and the podium was a rollover is almost unreal. Nico Prost made a rookie mistake and Sébastien Buemi was back to having problems with the car. This whole surreal situation linked to the final accident of Jerome D’ambrosio left a final almost unreal. Sam Bird and Robin Frijns copaban the podium. Stéphane Sarrazin was fourth after a great comeback, with Bruno Senna in fifth position. The area of points the completed Da Costa, Abt, Piquet Jr, Heidfeld and Prost.

Classification ePrix of Putrajaya Formula E 2015-16

Position Pilot Car Time / Difference
1 Luca Di Grassi ABT Schaeffler ABT Schaeffler FE01 33 laps
2nd Sam Bird DS Virgin Racing Virgin DSV-01ABT +13.884
3rd Robin Frijns Andretti Formula E SRT01-e +29.776
4th Stéphane Sarrazin Venturi Formula E Venturi VM200-FE-01 +32.628
5th Bruno Senna Mahindra Racing Mahindra M2Electro +34.404
6th Antonio Felix Da Costa Team Aguri SRT01-e +36.925
7th Daniel Abt ABT Schaeffler ABT Schaeffler FE01 +37.283
8th Nelson Piquet Jr. NEXTEV TRC NEXTEV TCR-FAITH 01 +40.623
9th Nick Heidfeld Mahindra Racing Mahindra M2Electro +52.904
10th Nico Prost Renault e.Dams Renault Z. E. 1 +53.695