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Vandoorne takes second Formula E victory during E-Prix in Rome

Vandoorne takes second Formula E victory during E-Prix in Rome

11-04-2021 13:34 Last update: 15:51
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The second Formula E ePrix in Rome was held this afternoon, and victory was scored by Stoffel Vandoorne and Mercedes. However, Nyck de Vries and Robin Frijns were less successful.

An exciting rainy qualifying session saw the Belgian start from fourth on the Rome street circuit. The man on pole position, rookie Nick Cassidy, drove his Envision car into the wall on the very first lap, eventually finishing in 21st place.

Dutch drivers less successful

The races of Robin Frijns and Nyck de Vries were significantly less successful than those of Vandoorne. The two Dutchmen started from P19 and P18 respectively. Frijns finished, after a 30 second time penalty, in eighteenth place.

Nyck de Vries was involved in a crash on the final lap in Rome. With a P20, the Mercedes driver completed his unfortunate weekend.

View the provisional classification of the second E-Prix in Rome

1. Stoffel Vandoorne

2. Alexander Sims

3. Pascal Wehrlein

4. Edoardo Mortara

Maximilian Gunther

Mitch Evans

7. Antonio Félix da Costa

8. Sébastien Buemi

9. Tom Blomqvist

10. Nico Muller

11. Jean-Éric Vergne

12. Sérgio Sette Camara

13. Jake Dennis

Oliver Turvey

15. André Lotterer

16. Oliver Rowland

17. Alexander Lyn

18. Robin Frijns

19. Sam Bird

20. Nyck de Vries

21. Nick Cassidy

22. René Rast

23. Lucas Di Grassi

24. Norman Nato (Disqualified)

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