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Catie Munnings, Timmy Hansen, Andretti United Extreme E, Molly Taylor, Johan Kristoffersson, Rosberg X Racing, Mikaela Ahlin-Kottulinsky, Kevin Hansen, JBXE Extreme-E Team

How XE's Arctic adventure gave a chilly reminder of the fixes to find

Extreme E’s third round provided the very definition of extreme conditions in the Arctic Circle, and despite settling on a successful format and Andretti United taking a maiden win, there remains plenty of work to do with the spec cars that froze in action

Last weekend in Belgium, the talk was that 'Formula 1 cars are not designed to race in the wet'. Head northwest by 2200 miles and venture into the Arctic Circle, the paddock mutterings were gradually creeping towards 'Extreme E cars are not built to survive racing off-road'.

While Timmy Hansen and Catie Munnings emerged as entirely deserving first-time winners for Andretti United in Greenland, when the championship fraternity significantly upped the town of Kangerlussuaq's 500-strong population for a few days, their success arrived after a litany of glitches dashed the chances of Rosberg X Racing maintaining its perfect record.

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