Abt Schaeffler driver takes championship lead
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Porsche claimed the top position in both of today’s Free Practice sessions
It looked like the no8 Audi R18 e-tron quattro was going to post the fastest lap of the second 90-minute Free Practice session with Lucas Di Grassi’s 1m47.684, but Timo Bernhard in the No17 Porsche 919 Hybrid beat it with just three minutes left on the clock.
DS Virgin breaks Renault e.dams and ABT Schaeffler monopoly on testing top spot
Sam Bird set the pace during a cold, wet and windy day of testing at Donington Park. On the penultimate day of running before the cars are packed up and freighted to the Beijing ePrix, the DS Virgin driver became the first man not from Renault e.dams or ABT Schaeffler to record the fastest time at the conclusion of an official pre-season test.
FanBoost voting is now open for the Saturday race of the Visa London ePrix double-header, which takes place on June 27
With 60 points still to play for, six drivers retain a mathematical chance of claiming the inaugural Formula E championship. But with the field tightly packed throughout, as well as a number of new drivers joining the series, there’s still plenty at stake across the board.
Di Grassi and Duval take fourth for Audi, Bird on LMP2 podium
Lucas di Grassi and Loic Duval took fourth place overall driving for Audi in last weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours. The Audi Sport ABT and Dragon Racing drivers were the best-placed Formula E drivers that took place in the world-famous endurance race.
In 1964 French star Gilbert Becaud sang: the Red Square is empty
That was just over 50 years ago. This weekend it will be packed with people. On Saturday 6th June Formula E comes to Moscow like modern Cossacks on electric steeds for the second-last round of what has been a thrilling and instructive first season.