The Portuguese gained the second Formula Electric race of the New York ePrix on Sunday. The Belgian Vandoorne is in the lead in the world championship.
Portugal’s Antonio Felix da Costa (DS Techeetah), who began in the lead, led from begin to end and gained the second Formula Electric race of the New York ePrix on Sunday, forward of Stoffel Vandoorne (Mercedes EQ) and Mitch Evans (Jaguar ). Da Costa, topped champion in 2020, began from pole place after a heavy penalty imposed on Nick Cassidy (Envision), winner of Race 1 on Saturday, however whose crew then did one thing forbidden on his batteries.
The Portuguese from the Franco-Chinese crew acquired off to a wonderful begin, then he rode an ideal race by managing the power of his batteries in addition to potential, and switching to “attack mode” with a short lived enhance in energy, to deliver DS Techeetah its first victory of the season.
Vandoorne leads the World Championship
The cut price of the day is for Vandoorne, the Belgian taking the lead in the World Championship, with 155 factors, 4 rounds from the finish of the season, two of which is able to happen in London in 15 days and two in Seoul, in South Korea, in mid-August.
In the world championship standings, the Swiss Edoardo Mortara (Venturi), earlier chief, who arrived fifth on Saturday then penalized and demoted to ninth place, misplaced beneficial factors. Starting at the again of the grid on Sunday, following a mechanical drawback, he managed to climb as much as tenth place and took the level for the quickest lap in the race.
Vergne in the exhausting
Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne, double FE champion and da Costa’s teammate at DS-Techeetah, had an advanced weekend: sufferer of an accident on the first lap on Saturday and one other on the final lap on Sunday, he misplaced floor in the title race, overtaken in the standings by Evans. This non permanent circuit was once more traced in the docks of Brooklyn dealing with the skyscrapers of Manhattan.
. Ranking of the 2nd race of the New York ePrix, twelfth spherical out of 16 of the Formula Electric world championship:
1. Antonio Felix da Costa (POR/DS-Techeetah)
2. Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL/Mercedes) at 0.929
3. Mitch Evans (NZL/Jaguar) at 3,524
. Provisional classification of the world championship after 12 out of 16 races:
1. Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL) 155 factors
2. Edoardo Mortara (SUI) 144
3. Mitch Evans (NZL) 139
4. Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA) 128