Formula E in Paris: Audi Drivers Brave April Weather

source: Audi Sport

  • Daniel Abt scores second podium of the season in hail and rain
  • Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler most successful team of the day
  • Robin Frijns celebrates maiden win and takes over championship lead

Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is in the center of the battle to win both titles in Formula E. At the spectacular E-Prix in the French capital Paris, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi finished in 3rd and 4th place. Robin Frijns celebrated his first win in the electric racing series in the Audi e-tron FE05 fielded by the Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing.

Eight races, eight different winners: The ABB FIA Formula E Championship remains unpredictable and spectacular. In Paris, capricious April weather added even more drama to the gripping fight for the title. The conditions changed between sun, rain and even hail during the race on the narrow street circuit around the famous Invalides. Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi kept their cool under the extremely difficult conditions. Taking up the race from seventh and eighth on the grid respectively, they ultimately finished in 3rd and 4th place.”