Lucas di Grassi celebrates Formula E podium in Riyadh

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Grassi celebrates Formula E podium in Riyadh – Photo: Audi

second place and therefore the . Podium success of the team in , Race of Formula E. Daniel Abt also scored valuable points with a strong catching-up race. The second race of the season at the gates of the Saudi Arabian capital Riad battle was marked by tough duels, numerous overtaking maneuvers and two security car phases that brought the field together again and again. Lucas di Grassi, who started the race from third place, kept a cool head in all tackles and picked up Race minutes second It's the battle of . Podium place including Victories for which 15 years old Brazilian in Formula E.

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“Thanks to my boys in the field. This trophy is a nice reward for the hard work of the whole team after the difficult start yesterday, “says Lucas di Grassi. At the season opener on Friday both di Grassi and team-mate Daniel Abt had remained without points. “That's the strength of our team: we never give up. We will now analyze everything, evaluate, improve America and be even stronger for the next race. The fight for the championship is just beginning. “ Daniel Abt also collected important points for himself and the team classification with sixth place. The German battle of Platz With the help of the security vehicle and with some courageous overtaking maneuvers, he then struggled back into the points. “These points were really hard fought today but have done well after a difficult weekend,” says Daniel Abt. “Maybe we do not have so much countable on our account yet, but we know we have the performance and the car to do so to drive victories. Now we just have to bring everything together. ” “The battle is a wonderfully crazy race – just as we know and love Formula E. Usa, nicer that we will then go home with a cup, “says team boss Allan McNish. “I was particularly impressed here in Riyadh as we fought back after the disappointing first race on Friday. This shows how determined and passionate our team works. Lucas showed a flawless label today and I'm also looking forward to Daniel's points after a great recovery. ”

The Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing remained pointless after the good result the day before as a result of two collisions. After a short Christmas break, Formula E returns to the racetrack in the new year: on . January will be the third race of the season in Santiago de Chile.

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