Rosenqvist wins in Marrakech
FELIX ROSENQVIST (Mahindra Racing) took victory in the Marrakech ePrix after starting in third place. He snatched the win from pole-starter Sebastian Buemi (DAMS) and Sam Bird (Virgin Racing) to jump into the lead in the Formula E championship stand- ings for the first time ever. Previously leading the championship, Bird finished in third place and is now four points behind Rosenqvist.
The 33 lap Marrakech ePrix was the third round in the 2017-2018 ABB FIA Formula E championship and marked the second time an ePrix was being held on the 2.98km street circuit. With the win, Mahindra Racing has increased their lead in the team’s championship over Virgin Racing by 18 points. The next round of racing is scheduled for Santiago, Chile in early February.
Felix Rosenqvist and teammate Nick Heidfeld with the Mahindra Racing team to commemorate Rosenqvist’s Marrakech victory