ROKiT Venturi Racing’s Erhan Jajovski backed up his opening round victory in Formula E: Accelerate with a second victory around the virtual streets of Hong Kong.
In what was almost an exact repeat of his New York victory, Javovski secured pole position in the one lap shoot out before the Macedonian fended off the challenge of Frederik Rasmussen to hold his lead into Turn 1.
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As was the case in the opening round, Jajovski then built a cushion between himself and the challengers and effectively utilised power boost to see the chequered flag ahead of Rasmussen and Kevin Siggy.
“Last time I said that Round 1 was the most intense race session I’ve ever had but I think Round 2 has now beaten that,” said Jajovski afterward. “In Hong Kong, pole position is on the outside of the grid, so it was important that I secured a strong start to defend the inside line into Turn 1. I was able to do that and managed to create a gap. At first, I thought that Rasmussen was not going to close in but towards the end, he started to be very aggressive on his energy usage.
“He must have saved a lot at the beginning because he was all over me, he was pressuring me so hard. It was a very intense race but I’m very to be in P1. I’m looking forward to racing in Berlin next week and I’m hoping for another good result.”
In taking his second victory, Jajovski leads the driver standings by the maximum 25 points possibleahead of Kevin Siggy (BMW i Andretti Motorsport) and Frederik Rasmussen (DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT).
The latest standings after Round 2 of Formula E: Accelerate!
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