CACÁ BUENO SECURES LIGHTS TO FLAG VICTORY IN BERLIN - Chicas Racing

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25 mayo 2019

CACÁ BUENO SECURES LIGHTS TO FLAG VICTORY IN BERLIN


-Cacá Bueno repeats Monaco success with another win in Berlin to take his season tally to three
-Sérgio Jimenez finished behind his Jaguar Brazil teammate in second and leads the series
-Simon Evans of Team Asia New Zealand finished in third, his first podium finish since Rome but -drops to P4 in championship standings
-RLL driver Bryan Sellers drops to second in the series with a P4 finish in Berlin  
-Team China’s, Yaqi Zhang crossed the line first in the PRO-AM category
-Célia Martin achieved second place, with Saudi Racing’s Ahmed Bin Khanen completing the PRO-AM category podium  
-Only 20 points separate first and fourth as the race to win the inaugural Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY series culminates in New York with a double header on 13 & 14 July

The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY series will go down to the final weekend after Cacá Bueno was victorious in Tempelhof, Berlin. His victory in the German capital was his third of the season and blows the title race wide open.

The Jaguar Brazil Racing driver led a front-row lockout with teammate Sérgio Jimenez finishing second. Completing the podium line-up was Team Asia New Zealand racing driver Simon Evans. Bryan Sellers, who has been dislodged as series leader, finished just off the podium in fourth.


Jimenez replaces Sellers as the series leader, with just 20 points between first and fourth as the race to win the inaugural Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY series culminates in New York with a double header on 13 & 14 July.

Cacá Bueno said: “It’s amazing to be the first driver to win three races in the series and take home maximum points for the second week in a row. This was one of the toughest races we’ve had this season. I had a good pace throughout the race, but the wide circuit offered opportunities to overtake, meaning I had to hold off Sérgio and Simon. It’s an incredible feeling that I’m heading into the final race weekend of the season as a championship contender.”

Bandar Alesayi had the opportunity to win the PRO-AM championship today, however the Saudi Racing driver did not finish after a clash in the early stages. Célia Martin of Viessman Jaguar eTROPHY Team Germany and Yaqi Zhang of Team China battled to win the PRO-AM race throughout, with Zhang eventually pipping Martin. Saudi Ahmed Bin Khanen completed the podium line-up in the PRO-AM category.


Yaqi Zhang of Team China said: “It’s an amazing feeling to be back on the podium for the sixth time in a row. I started at the back of the grid for this race but managed to work my way up through the field to secure the top spot on the podium. It was a tough battle with Celia for the majority of the race but I managed to get passed her with five minutes to go. I’m looking forward to the final race weekend in New York.”

Marion Barnaby, Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Championship Manager, said: “After the tight city streets of Rome, Paris and Monaco the track here in Berlin offered the drivers a totally new challenge facing up to wide lanes and the constant threat of overtaking. We go into the New York double-header with no idea who is going to win the inaugural Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY. The excitement levels continue to rise, and we can’t wait to see how it all unfolds.”


Provisional Berlin Race Results
PositionDriverDriver flagTeamCar number
1Cacá BuenoBrazilJaguar Brazil Racing0
2Sérgio JimenezBrazilJaguar Brazil Racing10
3Simon EvansNew ZealandTeam Asia New Zealand99
4Bryan SellersUSARahal Letterman Lanigan Racing6
5Adam CarrollGreat BritainTWR TECHEETAH77
6Katherine LeggeUSARahal Letterman Lanigan Racing3
7Yaqi ZhangChinaTeam China9
8Célia MartinFranceViessman Jaguar eTROPHY Team Germany7
9Ahmed Bin KhanenSaudi ArabiaSaudi Racing24
10Jens DralleGermanyJaguar VIP Car1
11Ziyi Z ZhangChinaTeam China15
-Bandar AlesayiSaudi ArabiaSaudi Racing12
Championship standings post Berlin:

PRO
DriverDriver FlagTeamCar numberTotal points
Sérgio JimenezBrazilJaguar Brazil Racing10107
Bryan SellersUSARahal Letterman Lanigan Racing6101
Cacá BuenoBrazilJaguar Brazil Racing091
Simon EvansNew ZealandTeam Asia New Zealand9987
Katherine LeggeGreat BritainRahal Letterman Lanigan Racing367
Stefan RzadzinskiCanadaTWR TECHEETAH1843
Adam CarrollGreat BritainTWR TECHEETAH776

PRO-AM
 
DriverDriver FlagTeamCar numberTotal points
Bandar AlesayiSaudi ArabiaSaudi Racing12123
Yaqi ZhangChinaJaguar China Racing9106
Ahmed Bin KhanenSaudi ArabiaSaudi Racing2485
Célia MartinFranceViessman Jaguar eTROPHY Team Germany769
Ziyi Z ZhangChinaJaguar China Racing1522
Tao WangChinaJaguar China Racing811
Qi LinChinaJaguar China Racing1111


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