Shwartznan was the best in the Berlin Rookie Test

Shwartznan è stato il migliore nel Rookie Test di Berlino
Formula E 2023-2024: Rookie Test

Robert Shwartzman led both morning and afternoon sessions at the Berlin Rookie Test, setting competitive times just shy of Jake Dennis’ Pole lap from Round 10 at Berlin E-Prix.

DS Penske’s Robert Shwartzman led the first session with a time just shy of Jake Dennis’ Sunday qualifying lap that claimed his front row spot on the grid. Shwartzman, also a Reserve Driver for Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 team, continued his impressive form into the afternoon session too, achieving the fastest lap time of the day of 1:01.937s.

Shwartznan è stato il migliore nel Rookie Test di Berlino
Formula E 2023-2024: Rookie Test

Jak Crawford of Andretti Formula E followed closely behind Shwartzman, showcasing his expertise from achievements in FIA Formula 2 with an impressive 1:02.110s. Sheldon van der Linde from Jaguar TCS Racing demonstrated his talent, securing a notable 1:02.167s in session 2 ahead of Maserati MSG Racing’s Felipe Drugovich, that signed a 1:02.171. before the Maserati machine suffered technical issues.

Morning session roundup

Over 1,099 laps completed in the first session of the Berlin Rookie Test, DS Penske’s Robert Shwartzman showcased raw speed by topping the timesheets with an impressive 1:02.150s, closely trailed by Felipe Drugovich and Frederik Vesti. Drugovich took a day off from his role as Test and Reserve Driver at Aston Martin F1 Team to impress behind the wheel of the Maserati Tipo Folgore Gen3 car. A familiar face in Formula E’s rookie pool, he was closely followed by Frederik Vesti for Mahindra Racing, leaving the top three separated by less than a tenth of a second.

Shwartznan è stato il migliore nel Rookie Test di Berlino
Formula E 2023-2024: Rookie Test

Further back, Jaguar TCS Racing’s Sheldon van der Linde, Gabriele Mini for Nissan Formula E Team, and Kush Maini for Mahindra Racing rounded out the top six, with Zane Maloney from Andretti Formula E in seventh.

Afternoon session roundup

In the afternoon session of the Berlin Rookie Test, Robert Shwartzman continued his impressive performance by setting the fastest time in the DS Penske machine, clocking in a 1:01.937s, just a tenth slower than Jake Dennis’ Pole lap for Round 10 of the E-Prix. Shwartzman’s performance just edged out Jak Crawford and Sheldon van der Linde, who secured the second and third quickest times respectively.

Regular Formula E rookie Felipe Drugovich secured the fourth fastest time despite facing technical issues mid-session, ahead of Kush Maini and Brazilian Enzo Fittipaldi in fifth and sixth positions respectively. Frederik Vesti, Zane Maloney, Gabriele Mini, and Caio Collet completed the top ten.

Source: Formula E

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