2015 Miami ePrix
The 2015 Miami ePrix, formally the 2015 FIA Formula E Miami ePrix, was a Formula E motor race held on March 14, 2015 at the Biscayne Bay Street Circuit, Miami, United States. It was the fifth championship race of the single-seater, electrically powered racing car series' inaugural season. The race was won by Nicolas Prost. Miami was subsequently dropped from the Formula E schedule for the 2015–16 season.
|2015 Miami ePrix|
|Race 5 of 11 of the 2014–15 Formula E season|
Layout of the Biscayne Bay Street Circuit
|Date||March 14, 2015|
|Official name||2015 FIA Formula E Miami ePrix|
|Location||Miami, United States|
|Course length||2.17 km (1.35 mi)|
|Distance||39 laps, 84.6 km (53.7 mi)|
|Weather||Warm and sunny with temperatures reaching up to 77.5 °F (25.3 °C); wind speeds approaching speeds of 20.8 miles per hour (33.5 km/h)|
|Driver||Nelson Piquet, Jr.||China Racing|
|Time||1:07.969 on lap 29|
|Third||Audi Sport ABT|
After the previous race in Buenos Aires, four driver changes took place. The first was Loïc Duval, replacing Oriol Servià at Dragon. The second was Scott Speed, replacing Marco Andretti at Andretti. Speed was the fourth driver in five races to drive the second car for Andretti. The third was Charles Pic returning to the series with China Racing, replacing Ho-Pin Tung. Pic had previously competed for Andretti in the first round in Beijing. Finally, Vitantonio Liuzzi replaced Michela Cerruti at Trulli GP.
|2||99||Nelson Piquet, Jr.||China Racing||1:06.003||+0.050||71|
|4||2||Sam Bird||Virgin Racing||1:06.170||+0.217||3|
|5||66||Daniel Abt||Audi Sport ABT||1:06.255||+0.302||4|
|7||11||Lucas di Grassi||Audi Sport ABT||1:06.424||+0.471||6|
|8||7||Jérôme d'Ambrosio||Dragon Racing||1:06.502||+0.549||8|
|9||3||Jaime Alguersuari||Virgin Racing||1:06.503||+0.550||9|
|13||77||Salvador Durán||Amlin Aguri||1:06.888||+0.935||12|
|16||5||Karun Chandhok||Mahindra Racing||1:07.223||+1.270||203|
|17||21||Bruno Senna||Mahindra Racing||1:07.283||+1.330||15|
|18||55||António Félix da Costa||Amlin Aguri||1:07.678||+1.725||16|
|19||88||Charles Pic||China Racing||1:08.243||+2.290||17|
|20||6||Loïc Duval||Dragon Racing||1:09.454||+3.501||18|
- ^1 –Nelson Piquet, Jr. received a five-place grid penalty for speeding under yellow flags in the previous race.
- ^2 –Nick Heidfeld was excluded for exceeding the maximum power usage.
- ^3 –Karun Chandhok was excluded for exceeding the maximum power usage.
Standings after the raceEdit
- Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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