London E-Prix I (2021)
Latest news on London E-Prix I
Both Nissan e.dams cars have been disqualified from the London E-Prix at the ExCeL Centre, which has left Sebastien Buemi ‘hurting’ after losing the best result of a “tough season”.
Robin Frijns reckons “absolutely ridiculous” defending caused his lengthy collision with Joel Eriksson, although the Swede has hit back at the “stupid” actions of his Formula E rival.
London E-Prix winner Jake Dennis has expressed his surprise at the success of his Formula E rookie season after his debut ‘opened his eyes’ to the high level of competition.
BMW Andretti’s Jake Dennis won the first-ever Formula E race at the London’s indoor/outdoor track at the ExCeL Centre, after passing early leader Alex Lynn of Mahindra.
Alex Lynn beat Jake Dennis to score his second Formula E pole ahead of the London E-Prix as the points leaders all slipped outside of the top 10.
Maximilian Gunther led Jake Dennis for a BMW Andretti 1-2 in a rain-soaked second London E-Prix practice session as Stoffel Vandoorne crashed out before even completing a lap.
Formula E drivers reckon overtaking will be “near-impossible” on the revised ExCeL Centre track and are already calling for future races to feature further layout changes.
Jean-Eric Vergne topped the first Formula E practice session at the ExCeL Centre ahead of the London E-Prix as the quickest five drivers were split by just one tenth.
Formula E chiefs expect fans to be allowed to attend the London E-Prix in July as negotiations are held to ensure public access for the remainder of the 2021 season.