Nico Müller is the faster of the 'rookie test' of the Formula E


the first edition of The ‘rookie test’ of the Formula E was held at the Circuit International Moulay El Hassan, the same stage that hosted the ePrix of Marrakech. Without the fog, but with a light drizzle, young drivers chosen by the teams have had two sessions of three hours to make his first kilometres at the wheel of the cars electric championship. In this aspect, Nico Müller was the fastest rider of the day after stopping the clock in a time of 1:19.651 with the Audi e-tron FE04. Paul Di Resta was scored the best time during the morning session, with the single-seater Jaguar.

Paul Di Resta marked the reference of the morning session after stopping the clock in a time of 1:22.343. A record with a large margin of improvement that it came to the final straight of the first three hours of test. Prior to that time, Maximilian Günther had set the standard, with the single-seater from Dragon Racing, in the positive part of the morning to a computer that looked like Andrea Caldarelli had a touch against the protections. As a result of the same, the Penske EV-2, Caldarelli ended up with damage on the front. Not got free of the problems, in this case mechanical, Bruno Spengler with the car of Andretti.


A fine drizzle put an end to the morning session. Already in the afternoon, Nico Müller got to mark the lap record of a Formula E on the track moroccan, taking advantage of the few turns that Audi Sport allowed him to give all the power released in his car. 1:19.651 marked by the pilot of the DTM became unreachable for the rest of the pilots present, despite the good work of Pietro Fittipaldi and Paul Di Resta with the Jaguar R-Type II, second and fourth in the combined times. Between the two was strained Maximilian Günther after lowering your time in the morning by two seconds.

James Rossiter got the fifth best record of the test at the controls of one of the team’s cars Techeetah, a result that left Dani Juncadella in the sixth place. The Catalan has had at his disposal one of the Mahindra M4Electro, or what is the same, has been put at the controls of the car with which Felix Rosenqvist got the victory in the ePrix of Marrakech just 24 hours before. The time of Juncadella has been 1:20.874, although its activity during the morning session, has been reduced. Antonio Giovinazzi and Joel Eriksson also have performed at a good level with the cars of DS Virgin.

combined Times ‘rookie test’ of the Formula E 2017-18

Pos. Pilot Car Time / Dif.
1 Nico Müller Audi ABT Schaeffler Audi e-tron FE04 1:19:651
2nd Pietro Fittipaldi Jaguar Racing Jaguar R-Type II +0.946
3rd Maximilian Günther Dragon Racing Penske EV-2 +1.006
4th Paul Di Resta Jaguar Racing Jaguar R-Type II +1.123
5th James Rossiter Techeetah Renault Z. E 17 +1.143
6th Dani Juncadella Mahindra Racing Mahindra M4Electro +1.223
7th Antonio Giovinazzi DS Virgin Racing DS Virgin DSV-03 +1.225
8th Andrea Caldarelli Dragon Racing Penske EV-2 +1.313
9th Joel Eriksson DS Virgin Racing DS Virgin DSV-03 +1.320
10th Nyck de Vries Audi ABT Schaeffler Audi e-tron FE04 +1.457