Sam Bird has received a five-second penalty for his clash with Andre Lotterer. This penalty will make him lose the Hong Kong victory.
Envision Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird wins a fantastic ABB Formula E race in Hong Kong. But Sam Bird is currently facing an investigation for contact with the long-time leader Andre Lotterer. Andre Lotterer Andre Lotterer was leading most of the race in Hong Kong, but during an overtake action Sam Bird hit the brakes too late and hit Andre Lotterer leaving him with a puncture and some more damage.
After a wet session in Hong Kong, HWA Racelab’s Stoffel Vandoorne will start the 2019 HKT Hong Kong E-Prix on Pole, making history for the newest team in Formula E in the landmark 50th race.