Bruno Senna turns into the fifth totally different winner within the RCCO World eX Championship and Williams Esports solely the second group to attain a 1-2 victory after the newest spherical of #RacingForTheClimate at Spa-Francorchamps. Senna received forward of teammate Martin Štefanko, whereas Romain Grosjean placed on a robust displaying on his return, however was unfortunate within the Ultimate.
Regardless of getting off to a rocky begin by shedding out to Romain Grosjean in Degree 1 in what was an amazing former-F1-driver battle, Bruno Senna from Williams Esports bounced again to win Degree 2 and, along with Grosjean, progressed all the best way to the Ultimate. Senna’s teammate and the winner of the earlier World eX spherical at Estoril in Portugal, Martin Štefanko, held his personal throughout the ranges towards the Esports drivers and raced towards his teammate in Degree 5, the Ultimate, taking the win in entrance of Senna and guaranteeing an all Willliams-Esports closing.
Alen Terzic, BS+COMPETITION (esports) leads
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For Grosjean, a day of very sturdy tempo got here to an finish with a failed passing try on the 2 Williams drivers on lap one of many Ultimate. The Indycar rookie sensation went extensive at Eau Rouge and was collected by Michi Hoyer when he rejoined the racing line on the exit of Raidillon. Within the Tremendous Ultimate, Štefanko led the best way initially in entrance of his Williams Esports teammate till Senna handed him for the lead on the skin of the Les Combes nook, which he held to the end line. The end result ensures that each of the Williams Esports drivers have secured their spots within the finale on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife that might be held on November 16.
“It’s nice to take my first World eX win and congratulations to the group for its second victory in a row. Thanks additionally to my teammate, Martin, and I’ll see him within the finale in November,” mentioned a really blissful Senna after the Tremendous Ultimate in Belgium. The championship chief with three victories up to now this season, Lasse Sørensen from TK9 ESPEED, left Spa empty-handed. The younger Dane made it by to Degree three and crossed the road in second place.
Nonetheless, Sørensen was given his third yellow card for making contact and spinning Henry Drury round and was thus disqualified from the race, which ended his probabilities of progressing additional in Belgium. The general podium was rounded out by Phillippe Denes from BS+COMPETITION, the winner of the Malaysian eX Prix earlier this 12 months. Wild card Esteban Muth was the best-placed Belgian driver within the area at Spa.
World eX now prepares for the following spherical of the inaugural season with Monza in Italy as the following host of #RacingForTheClimate on Tuesday, September 28.
Esteban Muth, Wild Card (professional)
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2021 RCCO World eX Championship – #BelgianeXPrix Outcomes
1st #16 Bruno Senna (BR) Williams Esports (professional)
2nd #98 Martin Štefanko (CZ) Williams Esports (esports)
third #89 Philippe Denes (NL) BS+COMPETITION (professional)
4th #10 Risto Kappet (EST) R8G Esports (esports)
fifth #99 Michi Hoyer (D) Absolute Racing (esports)
sixth #eight Romain Grosjean (F) R8G Esports (professional)
seventh #61 Jernej Simoncic (SLO) Wild Card (esports)
eighth #33 Henry Drury (GB) Patrick Lengthy Esports (professional)
ninth #27 Alen Terzic (SLO) BS+COMPETITION (esports)
10th #9 Andreas Jochimsen (DK) TK9 E-SPEED (esports)
11th #45 Frank Biela (D) Biela Racing Workforce EURONICS (professional)
12th #15 Patric Niederhauser (CH) NIANCO esports (professional)
13th #28 Thomas Schmid (CH) NIANCO esports (esports)
14th #62 Esteban Muth (B) Wild Card (professional)
15th #7 Lasse Sørensen (DK) TK9 E-SPEED (professional)
16th #31 Fabrice Cornelis (B) Esports Workforce WRT (esports)
17th #29 Liam de Waal (NL) Patrick Lengthy Esports (esports)
18th #22 Alister Yoong (MAL) Axle Sports activities (professional)
19th #11 Luca Kita (D) Biela Racing Workforce EURONICS (esports)
20th #21 Josh Purwien (AUS) Axle Sports activities (esports)
21st #16 Bruno Carneiro (BR) Williams Esports (professional)
22nd #32 Dries Vanthoor (B) Esports Workforce WRT (professional)
World eX drivers’ championship after 7 of 10 rounds:
1st #7 Lasse Sørensen (DK) TK9 E-SPEED (professional) three wins
2nd #98 Martin Štefanko (CZ) Williams Esports (esports) 1 win
third #10 Risto Kappet (EST) R8G Esports (esports) 1 win
4th #89 Philippe Denes (USA) BS+COMPETITION (professional) 1 win
fifth #16 Bruno Senna (BR) Williams Esports (professional) 1 win
sixth #eight Gordon Mutch (GB) R8G Esports (professional)
World eX groups’ championship after 7 of 10 rounds:
1st TK9 E-SPEED three wins
2nd Williams Esports 2 wins
third R8G Esports 1 win
4th BS+COMPETITION 1 win
fifth Esports Workforce WRT
sixth Absolute Racing
Subsequent Race: eX Prix of Italy, Monza (September 28, 21:00 CEST)