JEAN ERIC-VERGNE received the ultimate race of the System E season in New York however it was not sufficient as Audi received the groups’ title by two factors.
The Frenchman was topped champion yesterday and was joined by Audi’s Lucas Di Grassi and Daniel Abt on the rostrum.
Audi and Techeetah had been battling it out in Brooklyn for the groups’ title as they shared the highest spot all through the race.
However finally the German powerhouses edged their Chinese language-based rivals – ending the season on 264 after initially trailing Techeetah by 5 factors earlier than the race.
Vergne and Di Grassi had been racing wheel to wheel, with the latter even bumping into the again of the champion as he fought for first place.
Vergne and his teammate Andre Lotterer had been beneath investigation from the stewards after leaping the beginning.
Lotterer was hit with a ten second stop-go penalty however Vergne was let off.
Vergne proudly had the colors of the French flag on his spoiler after watching his nation win the World Cup.
Qualifying clashed with the ultimate and Vergne was saved updated with the rating as his mechanics held up boards displaying targets as they went in.
The race was suspended after qualifying on account of considerations of a storm close by, however it went forward because the monitor was damp in locations after heavy rain.
It was a torrid afternoon for US workforce Dragon of their house race as each drivers Jose Maria Lopez and Jerome D’Ambrosio retired.
Most notably D’Ambrosio crashed with Luca Felippe after the latter hit Antonio Felix da Costa
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