Punta del Este has a new champion: Jean Éric Vergne

Today Saturday,March 17, was the race of Formula E – 2018 CBMM Niobium Punta del Este E-Prix:

 And the race of high-speed electric super cars, has a new Champion:

Jean Éric Vergne

French driver of the Chinese team: Techeetah Formula E Team.

In an exciting and electrifying race Jean Eric Vergne became champion with a time of 50: 43: 809, after 37 laps in a circuit with a length of 2,785 km, closely followed, and arriving the second place, the Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi with a time of 50: 44: 256) of the team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. In third place came the Swiss driver Sam Bird (see the NBI NEWS interview) of the team DS Virgin Racing with a time of 50: 46: 420.

Vergne adds to this first place won in Punta del Este, to his other first place won in Santiago de Chile on February 3 last and to the second place achieved in the debut of Hong Kong on December 2, 2017.

With these results, Jean Éric Vergne takes the lead and leads the Formula E Championship, which continues in the city of Rome in Rome on April 14 with the seventh date.

The awards ceremony on the beach Los Dedos in Punta del Este was very entertaining, with the Champion Jean Eric Vergne receiving the prize from the hands of the Mayor of Maldonado, the engineer Enrique Antía.


It should be noted that the mayor of Maldonado himself appointed a special tribune for the local population.


Once more time the event was a success.

News Article:


By D
emián Domínguez for NBI News / www.nbinews.com & News By Internet / www.newsbyinternet.com

Photo: By  Maia Domínguez (instagram: @maiuss14) for NBI News

Reference on race times:

http://www.fiaformulae.com/en

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