Components E: Maximilian Günther reaches fifth place at Monaco ePrix
Maximilian Günther (GER) crossed the end line fifth on the 2021 Monaco Components E drag. After a upright, thrilling drag, Günther missed out on second connect by factual four-tenths of a second inside the #28 BMW iFE.21. Having obtained the Valencia E-Prix (ESP), Jake Dennis (GBR) suffered relieve success this time. A now not-at-fault collision early inside the drag save him inside the relieve of the sphere and he was unable to rating any facets. With the primary half of of the season carried out, BMW i Andretti Motorsport is now in fifth connect inside the crew standings with 55 facets. Victory went to António Félix da Costa (POR, DS Techeetah).
Dennis’ first drag in Monaco, and the primary after his maiden Components E victory in Valencia, did not glide primarily primarily based mostly completely on opinion. Ranging from 14th on the grid, he was fascinated by a now not-at-fault accident on the very first lap and dropped to the relieve of the sphere. He subsequently moreover obtained a pressure-thru penalty for coarse vitality exhaust. Dennis carried out the drag in 16th connect inside the #27 BMW iFE.21.
Races eight and 9 of this season’s ABB FIA Components E World Championship occur on 19th and 20th June in Puebla (MEX).
Maximilian Günther (#28 BMW iFE.21, beginning connect: 5th connect, drag consequence: 5th connect, facets: 22, driver standings: 16th connect):
“Initially P5 was a upright open connect for us. The drag itself was very spectacular and in precise reality strategic. When end you exhaust the ATTACK MODE, when end you make exhaust of vitality? Each overtaking swap was upright on the brink. At one degree I was working in P3 nevertheless then after the ATTACK MODES I carried out up in P5 preventing with Jean-Éric Vergne. He a exiguous touched me in flip 6 after which had the higher bustle through the tunnel to overhaul me. To sum it up, a exiguous little bit of a shame to keep up missed the rostrum proper right here, nevertheless we had a upright drag and scored upright facets. That was needed for all individuals. All in all it was a apparent day in Monaco.”