Nico Rosberg’s crew gained the to start with race of the new electric Extraordinary E off-road series in Saudi Arabia on Sunday even though Lewis Hamilton’s X44 outfit hit issues and finished third in a cloud of dust.
Retired 2016 System 1 winner Rosberg was in Al Ula to rejoice the Desert X Prix victory with Sweden’s triple rallycross winner Johan Kristoffersson and Australian rally driver Molly Taylor.
Andretti United, run by Michael Andretti and McLaren F1 manager Zak Brown, had been 2nd in the 3-car last with Sweden’s Timmy Hansen and Britain’s Catie Munnings 23.seventy three seconds off the rate.
Hamilton’s crew of France’s nine periods environment rally winner Sebastien Loeb and Spaniard Cristina Gutierrez had been speediest in Saturday’s qualifying but endured steering issues.
The seven periods F1 environment winner, who did not show up at, despatched a good luck concept on Instagram prior to the race