Rosneqvist on Pole. Buemi 20th

Felix Rosenqvist piped pole away from Mitch Evans in Hong Kong for the second race of the season in Hong Kong. 

Evans ended the group stage quickest by three tenths, and the young Kiwi felt he could have had pole for the race, but he is looking forward to race later today.

Rookie Edorado Mortara will start third, after a great lap for the Venturi driver confirms the strong pace of the pace.

Sebastien Buemi will start last for today’s race after he hit the wall in qualifying. The Swiss driver is on his worst run of form in Formula E and has not scored a point since Berlin last season.

Lucas di Grassi will start 12th for the race as he could not hook up his lap in group one.

Group One

Andre Lotterer, Oliver Turvey, Lucas di Grassi, Neel Jani, Jerome D’Ambrosio took too the track for the first group. It was Turvey that ended the group fastest, two tenths faster than di Grassi.

Group two

The second group saw Mitch Evans, Sebastien Buemi, Felix Rosenqvist, Maro Engel, and Kamui Kobayashi. Once they had completed there lap at 180kW, it was Evans who stole the show as he went to the top of the timesheets, three tenths clear of Rosenqvist.

Buemi will start from the back of the grid after he hit the wall on his lap and the Swiss driver was 3 seconds behind Mitch Evans time.

Group three

The third group saw Nicolas Prost, Alex Lynn, Luca Filippi, Antonio Felix Da Costa and Edoardo Mortara. Mortara was the best driver of the group as he moved up to second provisionally, with Lynn and Da Costa moving up to Super Pole positions.

Group four

The final group saw Nelson Piquet Jr, Nick Heidfeld, Jean-Eric Vergne, Sam Bird and Daniel Abt. Once they completed there warm-up laps, it was Abt moves into second and Bird knocked Lynn out of Super Pole, while Vergne could only manage eighth place.

Super Pole

Bird was out first in Super Pole, the Brit will take a ten-place grid penalty for his unsafe pit stop in yesterday’s race. Bird struggled to find grip on his lap and qualified fourth and will start in 14th place.

Next out was Rosenqvist, he drove a strong lap in the first two sectors but the Swede had to wrestle the car in the final sector and lost time, but it was still two-tenths faster than Bird.

Mortara went out next. The Swiss driver struggled for grip on his lap, but he put in a mega final sector to move into third.

Abt started his lap. The German driver started well as he was quickest in sector one, but he was unable to go quicker in sector two and three and will start in fourth place

Finally, Evans took t0o the track. The Kiwi was aiming for his first pole position in Formula E, but he just missed out on pole by 0.054, which means Rosenqvist will start on pole.

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