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2019 Rome EPrix

2019 Rome ePrix
Race 7 of 12 of the 2018-19 Formula E season
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Race details
Date 13 April 2019 (2019-04-13)
Official name 2019 GEOX Rome E-Prix
Location Circuto Cittadino dell'EUR, EUR, Rome
Course Street circuit
Course length 2.860 km (1.777 mi)
Distance 29 laps, 82.94 km (51.54 mi)
Weather Cloudy
Pole position
Driver Techeetah-DS
Time 1:32.123
Fastest lap
Driver France Jean-Éric Vergne Techeetah-DS
Time 1:31.016 on lap 27
Podium
First Jaguar
Second Techeetah-DS
Third HWA-Venturi

The 2019 Rome ePrix (formally the 2019 GEOX Rome E-Prix) was a Formula E electric car race held at the Circuto Cittadino dell'EUR in the EUR residential and business district of the Italian capital of Rome on 13 April 2019. It was the seventh round of the 2018-19 Formula E season and the second running of the event. The 29-lap race was won by Jaguar driver Mitch Evans from a second position start. Andre Lotterer finished second for Techeetah and HWA Racelab driver Stoffel Vandoorne came third.

Andre Lotterer of DS Techeetah won the pole position by recording the fastest lap in qualifying and maintained his start line advantage heading into the first corner. He kept the lead until he was overtaken by Evans on the 18th lap. That allowed Evans into the lead. Despite being challenged by Lotterer, Evans takes his first victory of his career and for the Jaguar team.

Report

Background

Coming into the race from Sanya three weeks earlier, BMW Andretti driver António Félix da Costa was in the lead of the Drivers' Championship with 62 points and was only 1 point ahead of Jérôme d'Ambrosio of Mahindra in second. DS Techeetah's Jean-Éric Vergne was a further seven points behind in third and Sam Bird of Virgin Racing placed fourth on tie with Vergne. Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler driver Lucas Di Grassi rounded out the top five with 52 points scored.[1] In the Teams' Championship, Virgin Racing were leading with 97 points; tie on points with Mahindra behind in second position. Audi in third with a point behind, and DS Techeetah were 2 points behind in forth. BMW Andretti completing the top five with 80 points.[1]

Practice

Qualifying

Race

Classification

Qualifying

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Gap Grid
1 36 Germany André Lotterer Techeetah-DS 1:32.123 - 1
2 20 New Zealand Mitch Evans Jaguar 1:32.483 +0.360 2
3 7 Argentina José María López Dragon-Penske 1:32.906 +0.783 3
4 5 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne HWA-Venturi 1:33.233 +1.110 4
5 6 Germany Maximilian Günther Dragon-Penske 1:35.640 +3.517 5
6 23 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi e.Dams-Nissan 1:07.670 +4.208 6
7 48 Switzerland Edoardo Mortara Venturi 1:30.397 - 7
8 4 Netherlands Robin Frijns Virgin-Audi 1:30.422 +0.025 8
9 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Mahindra 1:30.609 +0.212 141
10 19 Brazil Felipe Massa Venturi 1:30.623 +0.226 9
11 22 United Kingdom Oliver Rowland e.Dams-Nissan 1:30.723 +0.326 10
12 28 Portugal Antonio Felix da Costa Andretti-BMW 1:30.804 +0.407 11
13 2 United Kingdom Sam Bird Virgin-Audi 1:30.880 +0.483 12
14 11 Brazil Lucas Di Grassi Audi 1:30.977 +0.580 13
15 17 United Kingdom Gary Paffett HWA-Venturi 1:30.980 +0.583 15
16 25 France Jean Eric Vergne Techeetah-DS 1:31.016 +0.619 16
17 66 Germany Daniel Abt Audi 1:31.043 +0.646 17
18 16 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey NIO 1:31.043 +0.646 18
19 64 Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio Mahindra 1:31.192 +0.795 19
20 8 France Tom Dillmann NIO 1:31.220 +0.823 20
21 3 United Kingdom Alex Lynn Jaguar 1:39.6572 +9.260 21
22 27 United Kingdom Alexander Sims Andretti-BMW no time no time 223
Source: [2]
Notes
  • ^1  -- Pascal Wehrlein received five-place grid penalty for overspeeding under red flag.
  • ^2  -- Alex Lynn's best lap times were deleted for exceeding 250 kW (340 hp) of power
  • ^3  -- Alexander Sims received 60-place grid penalty converted into a 10-second stop and go penalty during the race for changing E-motor, gearbox and inverter

Race

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 20 New Zealand Mitch Evans Jaguar 29 1:33:51.140 2 25
2 36 Germany André Lotterer Techeetah-DS 29 +0.979 1 18+36
3 5 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne HWA-Venturi 29 +6.399 4 15
4 4 Netherlands Robin Frijns Virgin-Audi 29 +9.181 8 12
5 23 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi e.Dams-Nissan 29 +9.778 6 10+17
6 22 United Kingdom Oliver Rowland e.Dams-Nissan 29 +11.262 10 8
7 11 Brazil Lucas di Grassi Audi 29 +24.340 13 6
8 64 Belgium Jérôme d'Ambrosio Mahindra 29 +28.633 19 4
9 28 Portugal António Félix da Costa Andretti-BMW 29 +30.6513 11 2
10 94 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Mahindra 29 +30.735 14 1
11 2 United Kingdom Sam Bird Virgin-Audi 29 +32.272 12 0
12 3 United Kingdom Alex Lynn Jaguar 29 +42.238 21 0
13 16 United Kingdom Oliver Turvey NIO 29 +48.616 18 0
14 25 France Jean Eric Vergne Techeetah-DS 29 +49.7324 16 0
15 8 France Tom Dillmann NIO 29 +52.253 20 0
16 7 Argentina José María López Dragon-Penske 29 +1:10.373 3 0
17 27 United Kingdom Alexander Sims Andretti-BMW 29 +1:11.373 22 0
18 66 Germany Daniel Abt Audi 28 Technical 17 0
19 6 Germany Maximilian Günther Dragon-Penske 28 Energy5 5 0
Ret 19 Brazil Felipe Massa Venturi 11 Driveshaft 9 0
Ret 48 Switzerland Edoardo Mortara Venturi 8 Driveshaft 7 0
Ret 17 United Kingdom Gary Paffett HWA-Venturi 1 Collision 15 0
Source: [3]
Notes
  • ^3  -- António Félix da Costa received 5-second time penalty for an undercharged battery.
  • ^4  -- Jean Eric Vergne received a drive through penalty converted into a 37-second time penalty for overtaking under Full Course Yellow.
  • ^5  -- Maximilian Günther received a 5-second time penalty for overspeeding under Full Course Yellow and a drive through penalty converted into a 37-second time penalty for attack mode infringement.
  • ^6  -- Pole position.
  • ^7  -- Fastest lap.

Standings after the race

References

  1. ^ a b "Standings - 2018-2019 FIA Formula E Championship". Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "R07 Qualifying" (PDF). Retrieved 2019.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "R06 Race Results" (PDF).
Previous race:
2019 Sanya ePrix
FIA Formula E Championship
2018-19 season
Next race:
2019 Paris ePrix
Previous race:
2018 Rome ePrix
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