Enel X Island X Prix (2021)
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Extreme E’s races are held in unique locations, from the desert dunes of Saudi Arabia to glacial river beds in Greenland. Preparing for each event poses a tough challenge for the competitors in the all-electric off-road series.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £1 million investment in the Scottish bid to host an Extreme E round in 2022, despite the UK not featuring on the provisional calendar.
Fourteen-time Dakar Rally winner Stephane Peterhansel was invited by Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg’s Rosberg X Racing team to lead the Extreme E rookie test line-up in Sardinia.
Extreme E has provided thrilling plot lines in its inaugural season, but numerous mechanical failures on the ODYSSEY 21 have detracted from the closely fought battles across various terrains. Sardinia's Island X-Prix set up a championship finale, but also underlined what Spark must do to fix the car for next season
Preserving the car was key to securing Abt Cupra’s first podium in Extreme E, according to Island X-Prix runners-up Jutta Kleinschmidt and Mattias Ekstrom.
Rosberg X Racing moved a step closer to winning the inaugural Extreme E title after landing victory in the Island X-Prix following a shock retirement for commanding leader Chip Ganassi Racing.
Rosberg X Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing scored victories in the Extreme E Island X-Prix semi-finals in Sardinia after a controversial and heavy shunt involving Lewis Hamilton’s X44 entry.
Prodrive chairman David Richards reckons Extreme E must not become a championship about fairground “dodgem cars” following the controversial Island X-Prix semi-final crash that eliminated Lewis Hamilton’s X44 team.
The X44 team owned by Lewis Hamilton topped the Sardinia Extreme E qualifying battle for the Island X-Prix to maintain its Saturday monopoly at the expense of Rosberg X Racing.
Sebastien Loeb and Cristina Gutierrez put Lewis Hamilton’s X44 team on course to maintain its 100 per cent Extreme E qualifying record in the morning Island X-Prix session in Sardinia.
Lewis Hamilton’s X44 Extreme E team topped Friday practice in Sardinia ahead of the Island X-Prix although mechanical gremlins reared their head again to afflict six of the nine cars.
Extreme E has revealed a hard and unforgiving course through the Capo Teulada military base in Sardinia that will underpin its fourth round, the Island X-Prix, this weekend.