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

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

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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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