For the third European event of the season, the Berlin ePrix returns to Tempelhof airport. The German capital was on the calendar during the first two seasons of Formula E, but on two different circuits. This year, the track will be different from the one used two years ago.
Infact, it has been significantly shortened and simplified (ten turns) and will have faster straight lines to keep in line with the increasing performance of the Formula E single-seaters this campaign. The drivers will then face an anti-clockwise circuit of 2,277km.
Renault e.dams have 190 points under their belt : 132 for Séb and 58 for Nico and are aiming to bring home further strong results to maintain their lead in the Teams’ championship, and to hammer home the drivers title.
Nico Prost - #8 : "Monaco and Paris have not been very good weekends for me. I hope to qualify better in Berlin and clinch a podium result. It is important to achieve a large number of points in both races, for both the Teams’ and Drivers’ championships."
Séb Buemi - #9 : "I arrive in Berlin in the same frame of mind as I did in Monaco and Paris. The track is an unusual one since it is made of concrete and not asphalt. Therefore, the car has to be good from the start but I am ready to fight for more points.”
Free Practice 1 - 08.00 - 08.45
Free Practice 2 - 10.30 - 11.00
Qualifying - 12.00 - 12.36
Super Pole - 12.45 - 13.00
Race - 16.00
2,277 (km) : Track lenght.
10 : Number of turns.
44 : Number of laps during Saturday ePrix.
46 : Number of laps during Sunday ePrix.
43 : Séb Buemi leads Di Grassi by 43 points in the Drivers’ championship.
58 : Nico Prost is lying third overall.
Do you remember – 2016 Berlin ePrix
1 : Séb Buemi won on the track in the centre of Berlin.
4 : Nico Prost finished fourth.
+0.016 : The gap between Séb Buemi’s second place and pole position (Jean-Eric Vergne).
8 : Nico Prost qualified eighth.
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