Formula E – 2018 Marrakesh E-Prix
The Marrakesh E-Prix is now history and the standings changed for Mahindra Racing who are leading now the drivers and constructors championships.
Sebastien Buemi started the race in pole, but Sam Bird and Felix Rosenqvist started to get closer to him. This time the 2nd season champion found new challengers for the race. Rosenqvist overtook Sam Bird and chased Buemi during the whole race, and even he had time to make a mistake when he almost hit a mechanic during his pit exit, but it wasn’t until the last 3 laps when the Mahindra driver overtook the Swiss driver and took the lead of the race.
It wasn’t the day for Audi at Marrakesh. Both cars had problems and Di Grassi had to retire after a few laps of the race with a problem on his Audi. On the other hand, Daniel Abt hit Alex Lynn and received a drive through penalty, taking out the chances to fight for a good position for the race.
Nick Heidfeld also had his personal battle with Da Costa, who touched him and make the german driver to cut the chicane… and he had time to show “a special finger” to the MS&AD driver, but if we wanted more with Quick Nick, he was hit by both Venturi cars and lost a few positions and the left side of his front wing, but at least he managed to get the 8th position of the race.
Felix Rosenqvist won the Marrakesh E-Prix with Sebastien Buemi 2nd and Sam Bird 3rd. The top 10 was completed with Piquet, Vergne, Lopez, Heidfeld, Blomqvist, Lynn and Abt.
The next round of the championship will be on February 3rd at Santiago de Chile. Stay tuned to get all the updates of the FIA Formula E championship.