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Sørensen certified fourth because the quickest (actual world) PRO driver, simply zero.133 seconds behind Silverstone winner Jiri Toman (ACER VERO R8G) who clinched his second World eX pole place in as many races.
Sørensen scored a commanding victory in Quarter Remaining 1 and was main the Semi Remaining till BS+COMPETITION driver Alen Terzic used the slipstream to go him simply earlier than the end line. Terzic thus secured pole place for the Remaining, a 2-lap head-to-head shoot-out for the very best PRO and the very best ESPORTS driver.
Intensive slipstreaming supplied action-packed racing underneath the floodlights at Daytona and proofed to be the decisive issue additionally within the race-deciding Remaining. This time it was Sørensen who used the slipstream to his benefit, passing Terzic on the end straight. It was form of a déjà-vu for the Slovenian who misplaced the victory in final 12 months’s US eX Prix at Sebring after being tapped from behind by Sørensen going into the ultimate nook.
Sørensen’s win handed TK9 E-SPeeD’s PRO entry “Danish Dynamite” the lead within the general standings of the 2022 World eX Championship whereas Alen Terzic’s second place means his “ZEBRAlen” eX ZERO can also be certified for the title-deciding Tremendous Remaining on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife on December 13.
“It was robust on this monitor to battle one-versus-one,” Sørensen stated after his fifth World eX victory. “There was a little bit of techniques as properly (staying behind till the ultimate straight) and it was fairly completely different to different tracks. I’m tremendous blissful for the entire staff TK9 E-SPeeD to get that win and preserve final 12 months’s momentum.”
Germany’s Devin Braune accomplished the rostrum for Esports Crew WRT whereas Rafael Lobato was the second-best PRO driver for Chinese language Crew Absolute Racing with a robust fourth place.
ACER VERO R8G’s Jiri Toman confirmed a blistering tempo additionally at Daytona, recording the quickest laps in each qualifying and the race. Nevertheless, a spin on chilly tyres on the opening lap in Quarter Remaining 2 robbed him of an opportunity to combat for a repeat victory. The Czech finally completed fifth, simply forward of Henry Drury, the best-placed driver of the US eX Prix’s host staff Patrick Lengthy Esports.
World eX is heading to France on June 28 for one more night time race on the well-known Le Mans 24-hour monitor. The French eX Prix can be offered by TK9 E-SPeeD.