Extreme E, the Rosberg team wins the first race in Saudi Arabia. Beat the team of Hamilton- time.news

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Entertainment and emotions in the first race of Extreme E, the new championship conceived by Alejandro Agag. In Al-Ula, in Arabia Saudita, Nico Rosberg’s team wins the first race of the season with the duo formed by Molly Taylor and Johan Kristoffersson, Swedish rallycross specialist. The team was beaten in the final Andretti United Xe (driven by Michael Andretti together with McLaren Zak Brown number)with the duo Hansen-Munnings,

But for the former F1 champion the greatest satisfaction must have been to finish ahead of the team of his former teammate and rival in Mercedes, l’X44 di Lewis Hamilton who had dominated the qualifications, he finished third, but thanks to the best time obtained on Saturday he conquers the second place in the general classification. Steering problems conditioned the decisive test. In fourth position we find Carlos Sainz, father of the Ferrari driver, together with Laia Sanz.

A good start for the only Italian in the competition, Christina Giampaoli Zonca in crew with the Englishman Oliver Bennet for Hispano-Suiza. Fifth place after the elimination in the preliminary heats by Andretti. Sixth is former 2009 F1 champion Jenson Button. There were spectacular accidents, fortunately without consequences: it is not easy to control the 550 horsepower electric superSuvs. The next race will be on 29-30 May in Senegal, on the Rosa lake.

April 4, 2021 (change April 4, 2021 | 22:46)

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