Diriyah E-prix II (2019)
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Formula E race director Scot Elkins says the tractor recovering Robin Frijns’s crashed machine in Saturday’s Diriyah action got stuck just as the FIA decided to recall the safety car.
Reigning Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says it was a “miracle” he could score points in the second Diriyah E-Prix race after a “mega harsh” penalty dropped him to the back of the grid.
Jaguar driver Mitch Evans reckons Sam Bird should have left more room in their Turn 4 clash in the second Formula E race at Diriyah.
Alexander Sims led a BMW Andretti 1-2 in the second incident-filled race of Formula E’s Diriyah E-Prix, but his teammate Maximilian Gunther’s result is under threat of a post-race penalty.
Reigning Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne will start the second race in Diriyah from last after receiving a grid drop for changing the battery on his DS Techeetah car.
DS Techeetah’s Antonio Felix da Costa headed Saturday’s Formula E practice session ahead of the Diriyah E-Prix, punching in his fastest full-power lap two minutes from the end.