Extreme E, the championship that competes in some of the most extreme places in the world to carry a message of caring for the environment, completed in the Italian island of Sardinia the fourth competition of its inaugural season.
It was a very tough day for the riders and the cars, where once again the Rosberg X Racing. With Molly taylor y Johan KristofferssonThe team Nico Rosberg reached his third victory in the 2021 contest in a race where the rain was present and made the actions even more difficult.
"It was very slippery in places."Kristoffersson explained his review of the competition. “So Molly took care of that on her first lap and then she warned me at the driver change where the worst sectors were. There was definitely no chance to go for the Traction Sector unfortunately, but in the end we managed to win so, as Molly said, we are very happy with that and after a difficult start to the weekend, it is certainly very nice to end with victory. ”.
Rosberg X Racing consolidated its leadership in the championship with this new success, but Taylor proposes to keep up the hard work in order to try to achieve the title. “It will not be easy but we are learning every time we are in the car. That's our focus, so we have to go to the UK, keep our heads down and focus on work. " indicated the Australian.
For its part, Jutta kleinschmidt y Mattias Ekstrom they were very satisfied to give ABT Cupra XE second place, in short, the best position achieved by the team in the Extreme E.
“I am very happy, especially for the team because they work very hard and we really wanted to be on the podium. We did it this weekend, so we are very happy about that. "said the German.
While Ekstrom summarized: “I congratulate Jutta for his handling on the track because he was very good. The door was not closed properly, so after a couple of curves it opened and I had to hold it. I chose to be careful around the water areas ".
The last appointment of this season of Extreme E will be on December 18 and 19 in Britain.