Vandoorne Leads the Opening Session in Leg 1 of the Berlin ePrix Doubleheader

April 22, 2023Kimberly Kay
Formula E

DS Penske’s Stoffel Vandoorne set the early pace in Free Practice 1 (FP1) in leg 1 at the SABIC Berlin E-Prix. The reigning World Champion put down a 1m05.803s at the Tempelhof Airport circuit today ahead of FP2 that is set to take place early morning EST. The split between the top 9 cars on grid was only 0.3s which suggests the field is wide open in terms of who will lead into FP2 and qualifying thereafter. The session however did not come without incident.

The Maserati MSG Racing of Edoardo Mortara crashed into the barriers which led to a yellow flag at the ten minute mark in FP1. Mortara appears to have escaped the incident without injury and should be good to head back out for FP2. Robin Frijns also had a small spin out in his ABT CUPRA. You can find full FP1 results below.

FP1 Results

1Stoffel VandoorneDS PENSKE1:05:803
2Jake DennisAVALANCHE ANDRETTI FORMULA E1:05:888+ 00:085
3Maximilian GuntherMASERATI MSG RACING1:05:891+ 00:088
4Jean-Éric VergneDS PENSKE1:05:955+ 00:152
5Edoardo MortaraMASERATI MSG RACING1:05:988+ 00:185
6Sam BirdJAGUAR TCS RACING1:06:014+ 00:211
7Mitch EvansJAGUAR TCS RACING1:06:025+ 00:222
8António Félix Da CostaTAG HEUER PORSCHE FORMULA E TEAM1:06:063+ 00:260
9André LottererAVALANCHE ANDRETTI FORMULA E1:06:101+ 00:298
10René RastNEOM MCLAREN FORMULA E TEAM1:06:115+ 00:312
11Sébastien BuemiENVISION RACING1:06:135+ 00:332
12Dan TicktumNIO 333 RACING1:06:247+ 00:444
13Sérgio Sette CamaraNIO 333 RACING1:06:307+ 00:504
14Lucas Di GrassiMAHINDRA RACING1:06:421+ 00:618
15Jake HughesNEOM MCLAREN FORMULA E TEAM1:06:471+ 00:668
16Robin FrijnsABT CUPRA FORMULA E TEAM1:06:494+ 00:691
17Pascal WehrleinTAG HEUER PORSCHE FORMULA E TEAM1:06:524+ 00:721
18Sacha FenestrazNISSAN FORMULA E TEAM1:06:572+ 00:769
19Nico MuellerABT CUPRA FORMULA E TEAM1:06:589+ 00:786
20Nick CassidyENVISION RACING1:06:744+ 00:941
21Oliver RowlandMAHINDRA RACING1:06:889+ 01:086
22Norman NatoNISSAN FORMULA E TEAM1:07:158+ 01:355

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