Formula E: Daniel Abt wins Mexico E-Prix after leapfrogging Britain’s Oliver Turvey with rapid pit stop

DANIEL ABT stormed to victory to win the Mexio E-Prix for Audi after he took the lead following a blistering pit stop in Formula E.

Nio's Cumbrian driver Oliver Turvey led for a lot of the race from second on the grid, after Felix Rosenqvist stopped within the fifteenth lap to surrender his lead from pole.

Sebastien Buemi completed third within the Renault after piling the strain on Turvey within the latter levels after having extra energy within the last laps, however it was not sufficient to take second place.

In Formula E, pit stops see the drivers swap automobiles as their battery-powered automobiles solely final for half of the race.

And beforehand in Formula E, there was a minimal pit-stop time to make sure the drivers' security.

However this season the FIA scrapped that rule, permitting Audi and Abt to tug off an exceptionally fast change.

That is Abt's first ever victory in Formula E, whereas it was Turvey's and his group's first time on the rostrum.

Turvey's preparations paid off after he trekked the Andes forward of one of many highest circuits on the planet.

Daniel Abt celebrated after profitable his first Formula E race

 The German went on to win the race after his excellent pit stop

The German went on to win the race after his wonderful pit stop

And whereas Abt turned Formula E's first ever German to win a race, his group-mate and defending champion Lucas di Grassi lastly secured his first factors of the season after some high-quality driving noticed him rating, regardless of a ten-place grid penalty.

Turvey spoke of his delight to lastly step foot on the rostrum for the primary time in Formula E, after first racing within the collection in 2015.

He stated: "It's superb, completely phenomenal, to get my first podium in Formula E and a primary podium for the Nio Workforce, for the mechanics, the group – I used to be assured we might do it.

 Oliver Turvey was on the podium for the first time in Formula E

Oliver Turvey was on the rostrum for the primary time in Formula E

"I’ve had podiums in each race class I’ve executed, so the truth that Formula E is a very robust collection, it means so much. It's a very aggressive subject – and to be preventing in a world championship makes me actually proud.

"To get my first podium is a superb milestone. Final yr we acquired our first pole, first podium now and I hope we will carry this momentum ahead."

 Top ten finishers in Mexico City

Prime ten finishers in Mexico Metropolis

DANIEL ABT stormed to victory to win the Mexio E-Prix for Audi after he took the lead following a blistering pit stop in Formula E.