Cassidy takes maiden pole in drying qualifying

Nick Cassidy has taken his maiden pole position in Formula E in a thrilling qualifying session that gradually got drier as the session progressed.

This afternoon’s race will star an all rookie front row, with Venturi’s Norman Nato, who topped group qualifying, lining up in second in front of Porsche’s Pascal Wehrlein and yesterday’s pole sitter Stoffel Vandoorne.

Max Gunther and Alexander Sims, will start front the third row, their best grid positions of the season so far.

Edoardo Mortara will line up seventh ahead of Oliver Rowland, with Swiss drivers Nico Mueller and Sebastien Buemi completing the top ten.

The Jaguar drivers will once again share row six, championship leader Sam Bird again ahead of Mitch Evans. Lucas Di Grassi will line up 13th ahead of reigning champion Antonio Felix da Costa and Tom Blomqvist in 14th and 15th.

Alex Lynn will line up 16th, Oliver Turvey qualified 17th, but will start the race from pitlane, which will promote Nyck De Vries, Robin Frijns, Rene Rast and yesterday’s race winner Jean-Eric Vergne.

Sergio Sette Camara failed to set a lap time as his ground to a halt on his lap, while Jake Dennis couldn’t lave the pits due to a problem with the car. Andre Lotterer was classified 24th as his lap which was good enough for Super pole was taken away from him due to power overuse.

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