New York City E-Prix I (2021)
Latest news on New York City E-Prix I
Mercedes driver Nyck de Vries has hit out at the “artificial” nature of Formula E which contributed to the early championship leader’s sixth point-less result from the last eight races.
Two separate 'traffic jams' caused Alex Lynn and Pascal Wehrlein’s New York City race to fall apart prior to the pair colliding, for which the Porsche driver has accepted responsibility.
Jean-Eric Vergne reckons “it’s a good thing to be sad” after he finished runner-up in the first New York E-Prix following late contact with long-time race leader Nick Cassidy.
Nick Cassidy has explained how his New York City E-Prix descended into playing “a game of chess with no queen” as he missed out on a maiden Formula E victory.
Maximilian Guenther pounced on a botched overtake by Jean Eric-Vergne on long-time Formula E race leader Nick Cassidy to score victory in the New York City E-Prix.
Formula E points leader Edoardo Mortara was unable to set a full power New York City E-Prix qualifying lap after a switch on his steering wheel locked into place.
Formula E rookie Nick Cassidy scored a remarkable second series pole in New York City ahead of double champion Jean-Eric Vergne as point leader Edoardo Mortara qualified last.
Sebastien Buemi topped the Formula E free practice times ahead of the first New York City E-Prix, while Sam Bird sat out most of the running after a heavy shunt.
Mercedes Formula E team principal Ian James says his squad has “failed massively” in its aim to be consistent as it bids to hang onto a narrow championship lead.
Antonio Felix da Costa has backed the broken surface of the New York City E-Prix circuit saying it retains the character that has “now all gone” from Formula 1 tracks.
NIO 333 admits there is a “certain element” of disappointment in the team being last in the Formula E standings despite the leap in performance it has made this season.
Nico Muller will miss the remainder of the 2020/21 Formula E season to prioritise his DTM commitments, with Joel Eriksson expected to replace him at Dragon Penske Autosport.