In the third round of Extreme E 2023, Rosberg X Racing’s Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky and Johan Kristoffersson celebrated their second consecutive win in Sardinia, consolidating their position as the first team to do so in the new double-race format implemented from this season on.
With this victory, the team has climbed up the championship standings, overtaking Veloce Racing and closing to just four points behind the leader, ACCIONA | Sainz XE Team to elevate the performance of Nico Rosberg’s team, who remain more alive than ever in the fight for the championship.
“The level of competition is world class, so to win two races this weekend is absolutely epic. In the Final (on Saturday) we were last after the start and made an incredible comeback, (on Sunday) we were second to last but the others got tangled up and we managed to sneak through,” said Nico Rosberg, German Formula 1 Champion.
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After the double-header in Sardinia, the 2023 Championship was significantly shortened among the front-runners. ACCIONA | SAINZ XE Team continues to lead with 109 points, closely followed by Rosberg X Racing (105 points), then Veloce Racing (95 points), No.99 GMC HUMMER EV Chip Ganassi Racing (80 points) and X44 Vida Carbon Racing (59 points) to close the top 5.
The fight continues with Andretti Altawkilat Extreme E (55 points), NEOM McLaren Extreme E Team (44 points), ABT CUPRA XE (40 points), Carl Cox Motorsport (26 points) and JBXE (26 points). Now, the action of the 100% electric off-road vehicle category will move to a destination to be known, next September 16 and 17 for Round 4.
Written by | Ronald Ortega