Lucas Di Grassi kick-started off the Gen3 era of Formulation E in style for Mahindra Racing. The Brazilian stormed to pole situation for the opening spherical of the season 9 at Mexico Town, and concluded the race on the podium. Avalanche Andretti’s Jake Dennis claimed victory at the Mexico Metropolis E-Prix, and was followed by Pascal Wherlein, who grabbed P2 for Porsche.
Speaking right after the race, Lucas Di Grassi reported, “What happened currently was like a Mexican wonder. To be on pole and to be on the podium and likely household with 18 details soon after a challenging commencing to the year is a testimony to the difficult do the job the workforce are placing in to make the automobile the very best we can.” “But this is just the starting. We have to have much more consistent success and we have acquired to get the job done tricky for this.”
Mahindra Racing’s CEO Frederic Bertrand extra, “I assume it is been the desire weekend you could want as a Staff Principal starting up with a new group. We managed the weekend effectively so it’s incredibly fulfilling obtaining pole and becoming on the podium at the stop. Ollie also arrived back again into the video game right after a tough qualifying, he experienced fantastic rate to the end. A mega outcome for the crew but we have to have to make absolutely sure we can do this at the rest of the events.”
Lucas Di Grassi grabbed his 40th podium in Formulation E.
Di Grassi’s workforce mate – Oliver Rowland – on the other hand had a tricky race. Battling with the rate of the car and rear tyre administration, Rowland could only deal with to finish 13th.
Mahindra Racing will shortly arrive on household soil, as Method E is established to race in Hyderabad in the second week of February. Even so, prior to that, Formula E will race at Diriyah in Saudi Arabia for Spherical 2 and Round 3 of the year.