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Formula E news - Santiago E-Prix: Di Grassi stripped of pole, starts last

Santiago E-Prix: Di Grassi stripped of pole, starts last
By Motorsport.com

26/01/2019 at 19:17Updated 26/01/2019 at 20:03

Audi’s Lucas di Grassi has been stripped of pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s Santiago E-Prix due to a technical infringement.

Audi’s Lucas di Grassi has been stripped of pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s Santiago E-Prix due to a technical infringement, so Nissan’s Sebastien Buemi will start from the top spot.

Audi confirmed di Grassi was excluded from qualifying due to an infraction of the slow in-lap procedure after his group qualifying run. Di Grassi described the offence as "the most stupid rule motorsport has ever created... It was after the qualifiying lap was done".

Video - 'I got disqualified by the most stupid rule motorsport has ever created' - Lucas Di Grassi hits out

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".@LucasdiGrassi was excluded from Qualifying due to an infraction of the slow in-lap procedure after his group qualifying run. He will start last #OwnEverySecond #ABBFormulaE #FormulaE #SantiagoEPrix #etron #ProgressFeelsElectric pic.twitter.com/d5b4DMd5cn— Audi Formula E (@audiformulae) January 26, 2019"

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