Reviews Formel E Valencia 2021: First Poleposition for BMW Pilot Jake Dennis

13:40  25 april  2021
13:40  25 april  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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Jake Dennis nutzte die Bedingungen im Qualifying aus © Motorsport Images Jake Dennis used the conditions in qualifying

BMW-Andretti-Pilot Jake Dennis won the Qualifying of Formula E in Valencia on Sunday and thus his First pole position in the electrical series conquered. In a time training, whose result was shaped by steadily improving route ratios, the Brite in the Superpole was the last starter on the 3.376-kilometer variant of the Circuit Ricardo Tormo a time of 1: 28,548 minutes.

Thus Dennis's whopping 0.868 seconds faster than Porsche Pilot Andre Lotterer. Because of the collision with Sebastien Buemi (Nissan-E.DAMS) in Saturday Race, Lotterer is moved back to three places in the starting position and starts at position five.

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Besides Dennis, Alex Lynn (Mahindra) will be one in the starting line one. Two series form the two Nio of Tom Blomqvist and Oliver Turvey. Norman Nato (Venturi) completed the TOP 6 and will be three beside Lotterer in the star series.

Since the initially still damp route slowly dried in the course of the qualifying, there was a certain extent a reverse starting up position. The top 6 of the championship, which had to drive in Group 1 with a much more humid route, found in the rear field again.

Top 3 of the championship only on the places 18 to 20

So the Mercedes pilots Nyck de Vries and Stoffel Vandoorne, which were both driven on the podium on Saturday and occupied the places one and two in the championship, only from the positions 18 (Vandoorne) and 19 (de Vries) to the race. Also the championship of Sam Bird (Jaguar) is from starting place 20 from a catch-up.

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In return, the six drivers made of group 4, which occupy the places 19 to 24 in the championship, closed into the superpole. And with Dennis and Lotters, two drivers drove into the start of the row one, who occupied positions 22 and 24 in the championship before qualifying.

As a second Lotterer was also with a distance from the German-speaking driver. His teammate Pascal Wehrlein drove to position 13 and was thus the best driver from the Qualifying Group 1. The Porsche pilot will share the seventh starting line with the three times DTM champion Rene Rast (ABT Audi).

lap time of Maximilian Günther is painted

his teammate Lucas di Grassi disappointed with position 22. On the last starting place, Maximilian Günther (BMW-Andretti) will be painted, which was deleted a lap time due to the tracklimits. Not much better it ran for the secondary placed of the Saturday Race Nico Müller (Dragon-Penske), which landed on position 21.

The second race in Valencia is started at 14:04.

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