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2019 Berlin EPrix

2019 Berlin ePrix
Race 10 of 13 of the 2018-19 Formula E season
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Race details
Date 25 May 2019 (2019-05-25)
Official name 2019 BMW i Berlin ePrix Presented By CBMM Niobium
Location Tempelhof Airport Street Circuit, Berlin
Course Street circuit
Course length 2.250 km (1.398 mi)
Distance 37 laps, 101.250 km (62.914 mi)
Weather Cloudy
Pole position
Driver e.Dams-Nissan
Time 1:07.295
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Lucas di Grassi Audi
Time 1:09.357 on lap 29
Podium
First Audi
Second e.Dams-Nissan
Third Techeetah-DS

The 2019 Berlin ePrix (formally the 2019 BMW i Berlin ePrix Presented By CBMM Niobium) was a Formula E electric car race held at the Tempelhof Airport Street Circuit at Tempelhof Airport in the outskirts of Berlin on 25 May 2019. It was the tenth round of the 2018-19 Formula E season and the fifth edition of the event as part of the championship. The 37-lap race was won by Audi driver Lucas di Grassi after starting from third. Sébastien Buemi finished second in the Nissan e.dams, after starting from pole position. Jean-Éric Vergne, the championship leader going into Berlin, took third for Techeetah.

Report

Background

The Berlin ePrix was confirmed as part of Formula E's 2018-19 series schedule on June 7, 2018 by the FIA World Motor Sport Council.[1] It's the tenth of thirteen scheduled single-seater electric car races of the 2018-19 season, and the fifth running of the event. The ePrix was held at the 2.375 km (1.476 mi) clockwise ten-turn Tempelhof Airport Street Circuit at Berlin Tempelhof Airport on 25 May 2019.

Entering the race, Techeetah driver Jean-Éric Vergne was leading the Drivers' Championship with 87 points, followed by his teammate Andre Lotterer in second by only one point behind, and third placed Virgin Racing's driver Robin Frijns by just 6 points behind the championship leader.[2] In the team's standings, Techeetah lead with 173 points, after both driver finished in the top 10, followed behind by Envision Virgin with 135 and defending constructors champions, Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler down in 3rd with 129 points, after both teams scoring no points in the last race.[2]

After the previous round in Monaco, two drivers received three place grid penalties for causing collisions. Alexander Sims who collided with Di Grassi[3], and Frijns who collided with Sims.[4]

Classification

Qualifying

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Gap Grid
1 23 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi e.Dams-Nissan 1:07.295 - 1
2 5 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne HWA-Venturi 1:07.693 +0.398 2
3 11 Brazil Lucas di Grassi Audi 1:07.719 +0.424 3
4 17 United Kingdom Gary Paffett HWA-Venturi 1:07.783 +0.488 4
5 3 United Kingdom Alex Lynn Jaguar 1:07.849 +0.554 5
6 27 United Kingdom Alexander Sims Andretti-BMW 1:08.017 +0.722 111
7 66 Germany Daniel Abt Audi 1:07.953 - 6
8 28 Portugal António Félix da Costa Andretti-BMW 1:08.013 +0.060 7
9 25 France Jean-Éric Vergne Techeetah-DS 1:08.046 +0.093 8
10 64 Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio Mahindra 1:08.065 +0.112 9
11 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Mahindra 1:08.086 +0.133 10
12 22 United Kingdom Oliver Rowland e.Dams-Nissan 1:08.119 +0.166 12
13 2 United Kingdom Sam Bird Virgin-Audi 1:08.182 +0.229 13
14 16 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey NIO 1:08.203 +0.250 14
15 6 Germany Maximilian Günther Dragon-Penske 1:08.218 +0.265 15
16 48 Switzerland Edoardo Mortara Venturi 1:08.223 +0.270 16
17 8 France Tom Dillmann NIO 1:08.263 +0.310 17
18 20 New Zealand Mitch Evans Jaguar 1:08.314 +0.361 18
19 19 Brazil Felipe Massa Venturi 1:08.348 +0.395 19
20 7 Argentina José María López Dragon-Penske 1:08.720 +0.767 20
21 4 Netherlands Robin Frijns Virgin-Audi 1:08.919 +0.966 221
22 36 Germany André Lotterer Techeetah-DS 1:12.568 +4.615 21
Source:[5]

Notes:

Race

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 Brazil Lucas di Grassi Audi 37 47:02.477 3 25+11
2 23 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi e.Dams-Nissan 37 +1.856 1 18+32
3 25 France Jean-Éric Vergne Techeetah-DS 37 +2.522 8 15
4 28 Portugal António Félix da Costa Andretti-BMW 37 +5.845 7 12
5 5 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne HWA-Venturi 37 +6.336 2 10
6 66 Germany Daniel Abt Audi 37 +6.551 6 8
7 27 United Kingdom Alexander Sims Andretti-BMW 37 +8.235 11 6
8 22 United Kingdom Oliver Rowland e.Dams-Nissan 37 +10.781 12 4
9 2 United Kingdom Sam Bird Virgin-Audi 37 +13.153 13 2
10 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Mahindra 37 +14.846 10 1
11 48 Switzerland Edoardo Mortara Venturi 37 +15.377 16
12 20 New Zealand Mitch Evans Jaguar 37 +17.688 18
13 4 Netherlands Robin Frijns Virgin-Audi 37 +21.197 22
14 6 Germany Maximilian Günther Dragon-Penske 37 +26.154 15
15 19 Brazil Felipe Massa Venturi 37 +26.684 19
16 17 United Kingdom Gary Paffett HWA-Venturi 37 +27.718 4
17 64 Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio Mahindra 37 +27.729 9
18 16 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey NIO 37 +32.117 14
19 8 France Tom Dillmann NIO 37 +33.706 17
20 7 Argentina José María López Dragon-Penske 37 +46.895 20
Ret 36 Germany André Lotterer Techeetah-DS 28 Battery 21
Ret 3 United Kingdom Alex Lynn Jaguar 23 Technical 5
Source:[6]

Notes:

  • ^1  - Fastest lap.
  • ^2  - Pole position.

Standings after the race

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References

  1. ^ "Formula E reveals season five calendar for 2018/19". Autosport. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Standings - 2018-2019 FIA Formula E Championship". Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Stewards Decision 8" (PDF). Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "Stewards Decision 9" (PDF). Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "R10 Qualifying" (PDF). Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ "R10 Race" (PDF). Retrieved 2019.
Previous race:
2019 Monaco ePrix
FIA Formula E Championship
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Next race:
2019 Swiss ePrix
Previous race:
2018 Berlin ePrix
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