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In 2019 Porsche Works Team Will Compete In Formula E

Porsche Planning To Enter Formula E Image Credit Porsche Media
 

  • New motorsport strategy with a clear focus on electromobility and the GT class
  • From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E.

From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. Porsche maintains its focus on international GT racing, and will also concentrate its motorsport strategy on using the 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the highlight of which is the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as the American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and other long-distance classics.

Successful Formula E Home Race For Audi in Berlin

Successful Formula E Home Race For Audi in Berlin Image Credit: ABT Sportsline


 

  • Lucas di Grassi claims two podium finishes and makes up eleven points
  • Daniel Abt also twice in points scoring positions
  • ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport inspires fans in Berlin-Tempelhof 

One pole position, two podiums and 56 points in total: Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport inspired the fans with its strong outing at the home Formula E race on the former airport in Berlin-Tempelhof.

Bungled Saturday At Formula E Race In Paris

Bungled Saturday At Formula E Race In Paris Image Credit: Audi Motorsport Media


 

  • Daniel Abt misses sixth place with technical defect on last lap 
  • Di Grassi remains runner-up in drivers’ standings in spite of difficult weekend
  • Squad looks ahead to two home races three weeks from now in Berlin

 

Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport remains without fortune and, consequently, without points in race six of the Formula E season in Paris. Lucas di Grassi is able to maintain his second place in the drivers’ standings but, following Sébastien Buemi’s fifth victory this season, loses ground. Daniel Abt starts coasting behind the safety car shortly before the end of the race with a technical defect, consequently missing a points-finish.

Audi Driver Lucas di Grassi Keeps Crowd In Suspense At Monaco

Audi Driver Lucas di Grassi Keeps Crowd In Suspense Image Credit: Audi Motorsport Media

 

  • Second place for the Brazilian in Formula E race in Monaco
  • Daniel Abt scores points for Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport as well
  • Next Formula E race to be held in Paris next Saturday



Audi factory driver Lucas di Grassi has clinched another podium result in the Formula E electric racing series on the shortened Formula 1 circuit in Monaco, his adopted country, and in round five of the season kept the crowd in suspense up until the end.

Spectacular Victory For Audi Driver di Grassi in Mexico City

Spectacular Victory For Audi Driver di Grassi in Mexico City Image Credit: ABT Sportsline/Michael Kunkel

 

  • Audi factory driver takes first victory of the season in Formula E race in Mexico
  • Risky race strategy pays dividends for Lucas di Grassi
  • Daniel Abt delivers strong fight back from 18th on the grid to finish seventh

 

Audi factory driver Lucas di Grassi reduces his deficit to championship leader Sébastien Buemi to five points following his first victory of the season in the fourth race of the Formula E season in Mexico City (Mexico). Team mate Daniel Abt scored points again after finishing seventh.

Podium For Audi Driver di Grassi In Buenos Aires

Podium For Audi Driver di Grassi In Buenos Aires Image Credit: Audi Motorsport Media

 

 

  • Audi factory driver clinches third place in Formula E race in Argentina
  • First pole position for the Brazilian in the electric racing series
  • Daniel Abt with comeback drive from grid position 16 to seventh place



Audi factory driver Lucas di Grassi on clinching third place in Buenos Aires (Argentina) maintained his second place in the Formula E standings. His teammate Daniel Abt in race three of the fully electric racing series shone with a comeback drive from grid position 16 to seventh place.

From Zero To Hero A Word From Lucas di Grassi

From Zero To Hero A Word From Lucas di Grassi Image Credit: Audi Motorsport Media

 

The Audi factory driver produced a fantastic comeback drive that saw him move from 19th on the grid to finish on the podium in the opening round of the Formula E season in Hong Kong.