Daniel Abt receives congratulations
News December 4, 2017   |  by

Hot Shots: 14 Photos from the 2017 Hong Kong E-Prix

The 2017/18 Formula E season got underway in the heart of Hong Kong with two dramatic days of electric street racing. There were thrills, spills and a heartbreaking disqualification.

1) A pedestrian crosses over the Hong Kong Central Harbourfront Circuit

 

2) Free views of the Hong Kong E-Prix

 

3) Final preparations for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

 

4) A future champion?

 

5) Mahindra Racing, represent!

 

6) The drivers’ parade

 

7) The perfect spot for a Blue Girl, the official beer of the Hong Kong E-Prix

 

8) Daniel Abt of Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler thought he’d claimed his maiden victory in the second race of the Hong Kong E-Prix double header, but the German driver was later disqualified due to a “technical infringement” 

 

9) Fans watch on against the backdrop of the Hong Kong Observation Wheel

 

10) Pedestrian traffic builds during the race

 

11) A great day in HK

 

12) Daniel Abt receives congratulations

 

13) Initial winner Daniel Abt (center), runner-up Felix Rosenqvist of Mahindra Racing (left) and third-place finisher Edoardo Mortara of Venturi (right) at the post-race press conference – Rosenqvist would be awarded the race win after Abt’s disqualification

 

14) Daniel Abt reflects on the race

The next Formula E race takes place in Marrakesh on Jan 13, 2018.

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