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Mortara claims sensational Diriyah E-Prix win

Pole sitter Nyck De Vries had a disastrous Race 2 at the 2022 Diriyah E-Prix

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A brilliant performance from Edoardo Mortara saw the Venturi driver seal victory in the second Formula E race of the Diriyah E-Prix, as he beat out Envision’s Robin Frijns and Venturi teammate Lucas di Grassi

Mercedes EQ car of Nyck de Vries, who had started on pole, led the initial stage of the E-Prix, and after the first round of attack modes, the race looked to have settled into a nice rhythm. 

With Di Grassi behind the Mercedes car going into his second attack mode, he made a move on De Vries on Lap 16, making contact with the Dutchman, with Venturi teammate Mortara also making it past. 

Then one lap later Mortara leapfrogged Di Grassi to take the race lead, who was then passed by Frijns in the final stages which prevented a Venturi 1-2, with the race finishing under the safety car after a crash from Alexander Sims.

Edoardo Mortara (CHE), ROKiT Venturi Racing, Silver Arrow 02 , 1st position, Robin Frijns (NLD), Envision Racing, Audi e-tron FE07 , 2nd position, Lucas Di Grassi (BRA), ROKiT Venturi Racing, Silver Arrow 02 , 3rd position, Podium

Lotterer recovers, De Vries disaster

After a disastrous race on Friday which saw him fall down the order finishing 13th after starting fourth, Porsche’s Andre Lotterer made amends in Race 2 as he took fourth spot after some excellent battles with Jake Dennis and Jean-Eric Vergne

Stoffel Vandoorne recovered from a 12th place start to bring his Mercedes home in seventh. His teammate De Vries fell down the order after he was passed but he Venturi pair, coming into contact with Vergne in the process, and eventually bringing his car home in 10th. 

Nyck de Vries (NLD), Mercedes Benz EQ, EQ Silver Arrow 02 leads start

Diriyah E-Prix Results – Round 2

Pos.DriverTeamTimePoints
1Edoardo MORTARAVENTURI47:02.13125
2Robin FRIJNSENVISION+0.45118
3Lucas DI GRASSIVENTURI+0.91215
4Andre LOTTERERPORSCHE+1.12512
5Jake DENNISAVALANCHE ANDRETTI+1.64610
6Jean-Eric VERGNEDS TECHEETAH+3.1668
7Stoffel VANDOORNEMERCEDES-EQ+3.5687
8Oliver ROWLANDMAHINDRA+4.2354
9Pascal WEHRLEINPORSCHE+4.9622
10Nyck DE VRIESMERCEDES-EQ+5.2944
11Oliver ASKEWAVALANCHE ANDRETTI+6.732
12Antonio Felix DA COSTADS TECHEETAH+8.693
13Sebastien BUEMINISSAN E.DAMS+9.015
14Maximilian GUENTHERNISSAN E.DAMS+9.464
15Sam BIRDJAGUAR+11.690
16Nick CASSIDYENVISION+13.973
17Sergio SETTE CAMARADRAGON / PENSKE+14.521
18Oliver TURVEYNIO+15.005
19Dan TICKTUMNIO+16.744
20Antonio GIOVINAZZIDRAGON / PENSKE+17.681
21Mitch EVANSJAGUAR+29.872
22Alexander SIMSMAHINDRADNF

John Smith
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