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2015 Monaco ePrix

The 2015 Monaco ePrix was a Formula E motor race held on 9 May 2015 on the Circuit de Monaco, a street circuit in Monte Carlo, Monaco. It was the seventh championship race of the single-seater, electrically powered racing car series' inaugural season. The race was won by Sébastien Buemi, who became the first multiple race winner in the series.

2015 Monaco ePrix
Race 7 of 11 of the 2014–15 Formula E season
Layout of the Monaco Formula E street circuit
Layout of the Monaco Formula E street circuit
Race details
Date 9 May 2015
Official name 2015 FIA Formula E Monaco ePrix
Location Monte Carlo, Monaco
Course Street circuit
Course length 1.765 km (1.097 mi)
Distance 47 laps, 82.955 km (51.546 mi)
Pole position
Driver e.dams Renault
Time 53.478
Fastest lap
Driver France Jean-Éric Vergne Andretti
Time 55.157 on lap 32
Podium
First e.dams Renault
Second Audi Sport ABT
Third China Racing

ReportEdit

BackgroundEdit

For the second race in a row, the driver lineup was exactly the same as for the previous race.[1] Fanboost was awarded to Nelson Piquet, Jr., Jean-Éric Vergne and Salvador Durán.[2]

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 9   Sébastien Buemi e.dams-Renault 53.478  —
2 11   Lucas di Grassi Audi Sport ABT 53.669 +0.191
3 7   Jérôme d'Ambrosio Dragon Racing 53.702 +0.224
4 99   Nelson Piquet Jr. NEXTEV TCR 53.712 +0.234
5 6   Loïc Duval Dragon Racing 53.804 +0.326
6 66   Daniel Abt Audi Sport ABT 53.891 +0.413
7 8   Nicolas Prost e.dams-Renault 53.909 +0.431
8 3   Jaime Alguersuari Virgin Racing 54.021 +0.543
9 21   Bruno Senna Mahindra Racing 54.035 +0.557
10 30   Stéphane Sarrazin Venturi 54.133 +0.655
11 77   Salvador Durán Amlin Aguri 54.175 +0.697
12 2   Sam Bird Virgin Racing 54.253 +0.775
13 27   Jean-Éric Vergne Andretti 54.260 +0.782
14 10   Jarno Trulli Trulli 54.339 +0.861
15 28   Scott Speed Andretti 54.347 +0.869
16 18   Vitantonio Liuzzi Trulli 54.462 +0.984
17 23   Nick Heidfeld Venturi 54.502 +1.024
18 88   Charles Pic NEXTEV TCR 54.652 +1.174
19 5   Karun Chandhok Mahindra Racing 54.858 +1.380
20 55   António Félix da Costa Amlin Aguri 56.938 +3.460
Source:[3]

RaceEdit

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 9   Sébastien Buemi e.dams-Renault 47 48:05.225 1 281
2 11   Lucas di Grassi Audi Sport ABT 47 +2.154 2 18
3 99   Nelson Piquet Jr. NEXTEV TCR 47 +4.634 4 15
4 2   Sam Bird Virgin Racing 47 +4.801 12 12
5 7   Jérôme d'Ambrosio Dragon Racing 47 +5.881 3 10
6 8   Nicolas Prost e.dams-Renault 47 +11.032 7 8
7 30   Stéphane Sarrazin Venturi 47 +26.472 10 6
8 88   Charles Pic NEXTEV TCR 47 +49.538 18 4
9 55   António Félix da Costa Amlin Aguri 47 +52.658 20 2
10 23   Nick Heidfeld Venturi 47 +52.936 17 1
11 10   Jarno Trulli Trulli 47 +58.984 14
12 28   Scott Speed Andretti 47 +1:14.1382 15
13 5   Karun Chandhok Mahindra Racing 46 +1 lap 19
Ret 18   Vitantonio Liuzzi Trulli 36 Brakes 16
Ret 27   Jean-Éric Vergne Andretti 33 Hydraulics 13 23
Ret 77   Salvador Durán Amlin Aguri 28 Suspension 11
Ret 6   Loïc Duval Dragon Racing 24 Electrical 5
Ret 66   Daniel Abt Audi Sport ABT 14 Transmission 6
Ret 3   Jaime Alguersuari Virgin Racing 0 Accident 8
Ret 21   Bruno Senna Mahindra Racing 0 Accident 9

Notes:

  • ^1  – Three points for pole position.
  • ^2  – 33 second time penalty for exceeding maximum power usage.
  • ^3  – Two points for fastest lap.

Standings after the raceEdit

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Driver line-up the same for Monaco ePrix". fiaformulae.com. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Duran, Vergne and Piquet win FanBoost vote". fiaformulae.com. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  3. ^ "FIA Formula E Championship – Round 7 – Monaco ePrix – Qualifying Session: Final Classification" (PDF). Al Kamel Systems. Al Kamel Systems S.L. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-08. Retrieved 25 March 2016.

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