fbpx

Life+News The Official News Portal of Independent Television Network Ltd

Mahindra Racing’s d’Ambrosio takes chequered flag in Morocco

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 13, 2019 13:46

Mahindra Racing’s d’Ambrosio takes chequered flag in Morocco

Belgian Jerome d’Ambrosio won the Marrakesh ePrix for Mahindra to go top of the Formula E standings after two rounds of the all-electric series.The victory in Morocco fell into D’Ambrosio’s lap after BMW team mates Antonio Felix da Costa, the championship leader following the opener in Saudi Arabia, and Alexander Sims collided while fighting for the lead.Dutch driver Robin Frijns took second place with British team mate Sam Bird, who started on pole position for Virgin, third and ahead of compatriot Sims.D’Ambrosio now has 40 points, 12 clear of Da Costa and reigning champion Jean-Eric Vergne, who fought back from an early spin to finish fifth. Da Costa had been leading before Sims made a challenge that ended up with his team mate in the tyre wall while D’Ambrosio went past both and the safety car was deployed for a lengthy period.The race resumed in normal conditions for just one lap, allowing D’Ambrosio to hold on for victory and celebrate his third career win in Formula E and second top three of the season.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 13, 2019 13:46

SPORTS NEWS- VIEW ALL

CRICKET- VIEW ALL

FOOTBALL- VIEW ALL

ATHLETICS- VIEW ALL

OTHER SPORTS- VIEW ALL