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Flag of Germany.png 2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4
Tempelhofring 2019 eTrophy.png
The Tempelhofring was restored for its fourth eTrophy race.
Race Information
Date 9 August 2020
Official Name 2020 Berlin Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Series Race 4
Location Flag of Berlin.png Tempelhofring
Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany
Lap length 2.355 km (1.476 mi)
Distance 19 laps / 44.745 km (27.803 mi)
Supporting 2020 BMW i Berlin E-Prix II Race 2
Qualifying Result
Pole Sitter Flag of Brazil.png Sérgio Jimenez
Team Flag of Brazil.png ZEG iCarros Jaguar Brazil
Time 1:25.948
Fastest Lap
Driver Flag of France.png Gregory Segers
Team Flag of China.png Jaguar China Racing
Fastest Lap 1:24.551 on lap 7
eTrophy Result
First Second Third
Flag of New Zealand.png Simon Evans Flag of Brazil.png Sérgio Jimenez Flag of Brazil.png Cacá Bueno
Winner Team Flag of New Zealand.png Team Asia New Zealand
Time 27:23.252
eTrophy Guide
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The 2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4, otherwise known as the 2020 Berlin Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Series Race 4, was the seventh race of the 2019/20 Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Series, staged at the Tempelhofring in Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany, on 9 August 2020.[1] The race would see Simon Evans restart his title bid with victory, defeating title rival and Championship leader Sérgio Jimenez in a late duel.[2]

Qualifying had seen Sérgio Jimenez secure pole position for the fourth time in 2019/20, a late run from the #10 pilot seeing him overhaul Nick Foster's early effort.[3] Foster would hence have to settle to second, Evans would qualify in fifth but start fourth after Alice Powell was given a grid penalty, while Fahad Algosaibi secured his fifth straight Pro-Am pole in sixth overall.[3]

The start of the race would see Jimenez ease away into the lead, with Foster settling into second behind the #10 car, but ahead of Cacá Bueno and Evans in third and fourth.[2] Behind it was a similarly even start for the rest of the field, with Alice Powell remaining behind Algosaibi as the Brit tried to recover from her grid penalty.[2]

Powell would, however, manage to eventually find her way past the lead Pro-Am driver, although not before she had lost touch with the lead group in the early laps.[2] Abbie Eaton then found herself attacking the Pro-Am leader, and duly slotted the #1 Guest car down the inside of the Saudi Arabian racer for sixth on the brakes for turn nine.[2]

With that the race would settle into a steady rhythm, with Jimenez being stalked by Foster, while Evans looked for a way past Bueno.[2] Quick fire moves mid-race would then carry Evans past both Bueno and Foster and into second behind Jimenez, with the Brit duly closing right onto his title rival's tail as the race wore on.[2]

On the penultimate tour Jimenez had to arm Attack Mode for the second time, handing Evans the lead and Bueno second as they started the final tour.[2] Bueno would quickly relent to his teammate, releasing Jimenez to attack Evans, with the #10 Jaguar moving into striking position as they entered the final sector.[2]

Jimenez forced Evans to defend into turn nine, although the Brazilian racer would be unable to take advantage, with Evans forcing him to the outside on the run to the final corner.[2] Evans then ran wide as they both braked late, allowing Jimenez to cut back inside on the curving start/finish straight as they sprinted to the chequered flag.[2]

Ultimately Evans would hold on to secure victory, with Jimenez's AM boost coming to an end just before he drew level with the back of the #99 car, meaning Evans won the race by a tenth of a second.[2] Bueno would complete the podium ahead of Foster, while Powell finished in a lonely fifth ahead of Eaton in the Guest car.[2] In Pro-Am, meanwhile, Algosaibi secured his fifth straight win, aided by that fact that Adalberto Baptista and Paul Spooner collided mid-race.[2]

Background

There were no changes made to the Tempelhofring for the second race around the original anti-clockwise circuit, with the entry list similarly unchanged.[1] There would, however, be a change to the line-up of the grid, after Alice Powell was handed a three place grid penalty for causing a collision in the 2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 3.[4]

Clockwise Continuity

Sérgio Jimenez would extend his Pro Championship lead to seventeen points after the sixth race of the season, with the Brazilian racer having become the first driver to break through the 100 point barrier. Simon Evans was still in contention in second, while Cacá Bueno was still within mathematical reach in third on 56 points. Alice Powell was next up ahead of Nick Foster, while Takuma Aoki had remained ahead of Gregory Segers, who had overhauled Mário Haberfeld.

In Pro-Am Fahad Algosaibi was in complete control of the Championship hunt, the Saudi Arabian racer 46 points clear as he fell just two points shy of the 100 point mark after six races. Adalberto Baptista, meanwhile, had climbed to second, and would need at least two wins without Algosaibi scoring, to get on terms with Algosaibi out front. Behind, Yaqi Zhang was still in third despite not racing in Berlin, although Paul Spooner had closed to within a point of the Chinese racer.

Entry List

The full entry list for the 2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4 is displayed below:

2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4 Entry List
No. Name Entrant Constructor Car Class
0 Flag of Brazil.png Cacá Bueno Flag of Brazil.png ZEG iCarros Jaguar Brazil Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Abbie Eaton Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jaguar VIP Car Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Guest
7 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Alice Powell Flag of Germany.png Jaguar Team Germany Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO
8 Flag of France.png Gregory Segers Flag of China.png Team China Racing Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO
9 Flag of Australia.png Nick Foster Flag of China.png Team China Racing Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO
10 Flag of Brazil.png Sérgio Jimenez Flag of Brazil.png ZEG iCarros Jaguar Brazil Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO
13 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Fahad Algosaibi Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Racing Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO/AM
18 Flag of Brazil.png Adalberto Baptista Flag of Brazil.png ZEG iCarros Jaguar Brazil Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO/AM
24 Flag of Japan.png Takuma Aoki Flag of Japan.png Team Yokohama Challenge Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO
34 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Paul Spooner Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Racing Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO/AM
99 Flag of New Zealand.png Simon Evans Flag of New Zealand.png Team Asia New Zealand Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy PRO
Source:[5]

Practice

FP1

FP2

Qualifying

Qualifying Report

Post Qualifying

The final qualifying result for the 2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4 are outlined below:

2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4 Qualifying Result
Pos. No. Name Team Time Gap Grid
1st 10 Flag of Brazil.png Sérgio Jimenez Flag of Brazil.png Jaguar Brazil 1:25.948 1
2nd 9 Flag of New Zealand.png Nick Foster Flag of China.png Jaguar China Racing 1:26.079 +0.131s 2
3rd* 7 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Alice Powell Flag of Germany.png Jaguar Team Germany 1:26.117 +0.169s 6*
4th 0 Flag of Brazil.png Cacá Bueno Flag of Brazil.png Jaguar Brazil 1:26.128 +0.180s 3
5th 99 Flag of New Zealand.png Simon Evans Flag of New Zealand.png Team Asia New Zealand 1:26.186 +0.238s 4
6th 13 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Fahad Algosaibi Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Racing 1:26.677 +0.729s 5
7th 1 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Abbie Eaton Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jaguar VIP Car 1:26.836 +0.888s 7
8th 8 Flag of France.png Gregory Segers Flag of China.png Jaguar China Racing 1:26.924 +0.976s 8
9th 34 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Paul Spooner Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Racing 1:27.234 +1.286s 9
10th 18 Flag of Brazil.png Adalberto Baptista Flag of Brazil.png Jaguar Brazil 1:27.305 +1.357s 10
11th 24 Flag of Japan.png Takuma Aoki Flag of Japan.png Team Yokohama Challenge 1:27.381 +1.433s 11
110% Time: 1:34.542[5]
Source:[5]

Race

Report

Result

The final classification of the 2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4 is displayed below, with the fastest lap setter indicated in italics, and the pole sitter shown in bold:

2020 Berlin eTrophy Race 4 Race Result
Pos. No. Name Team Laps Race Time Fastest lap Pts.
1st 99 Flag of New Zealand.png Simon Evans Flag of New Zealand.png Team Asia New Zealand 19 27:23.252 1:24.572 20
2nd 10 Flag of Brazil.png Sérgio Jimenez Flag of Brazil.png Jaguar Brazil 19 +0.139s 1:25.150 16
3rd 0 Flag of Brazil.png Cacá Bueno Flag of Brazil.png Jaguar Brazil 19 +2.262s 1:24.652 11
4th 9 Flag of Australia.png Nick Foster Flag of China.png Jaguar China Racing 19 +4.429s 1:24.585 8
5th 7 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Alice Powell Flag of Germany.png Jaguar Team Germany 19 +10.666s 1:24.600 6
6th 1 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Abbie Eaton Flag of the United Kingdom.png Jaguar VIP Car 19 +15.323s 1:25.164
7th 8 Flag of France.png Gregory Segers Flag of China.png Jaguar China Racing 19 +21.801s 1:24.551 5
8th 24 Flag of Japan.png Takuma Aoki Flag of Japan.png Team Yokohama Challenge 19 +22.114s 1:25.857 4
9th 13 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Fahad Algosaibi Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Racing 19 +23.409s 1:25.564 21
10th 18 Flag of Brazil.png Adalberto Baptista Flag of Brazil.png Jaguar Brazil Racing 19 +45.158s 1:26.865 15
11th 34 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Paul Spooner Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Racing 19 +45.852s 1:26.809 11
Source:[5]

Milestones

  • Third victory for Simon Evans.
  • Third win for Team Asia New Zealand as an entrant.
  • Fifth Pro-Am victory for Fahad Algosaibi.
  • Twelfth Pro-Am win for Saudi Racing as an entrant.

Standings

The fight for the Championship remained in Sérgio Jimenez's control with three races to go, the Brazilian ending the first eTrophy race of the day with 121 points to his credit. That translated into a thirteen point lead over Simon Evans in second, the New Zealander having become the second Pro driver to break the 100 point barrier with his victory. Behind Cacá Bueno had just remained within mathematical contention for the crown, although he would have to win all three races, and see Jimenez and Evans both fail to score in all three.

In Pro-Am Fahad Algosaibi had all but sewn up the Championship, with the Saudi Arabian racer able to claim the title if he scored in any of the three remaining races, given the lack of entries. Indeed, only Adalberto Baptista could deny Algosaibi the crown, but only if he claimed victory in each of the three races, and Algosaibi failed to score. The Brazilian racer was hence realistically looking at a fight for second with Paul Spooner, with those two separated by fifteen points.

2019/20 Pro Drivers' Championship
Pos. Name Pts. +/-
1st Flag of Brazil.png Sérgio Jimenez 121 ◄0
2nd Flag of New Zealand.png Simon Evans 108 ◄0
3rd Flag of Brazil.png Cacá Bueno 67 ◄0
4th Flag of the United Kingdom.png Alice Powell 51 ◄0
5th Flag of Australia.png Nick Foster 35 ◄0
6th Flag of Japan.png Takuma Aoki 28 ◄0
7th Flag of France.png Gregory Segers 24 ◄0
8th Flag of Brazil.png Mário Haberfeld 16 ◄0
9th Flag of Mexico.png Manuel Cabrera 0 ◄0
2019/20 Pro-Am Drivers' Championship
Pos. Name Pts. +/-
1st Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Fahad Algosaibi 119 ◄0
2nd Flag of Brazil.png Adalberto Baptista 67 ◄0
3rd Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Paul Spooner 52 ▲1
4th Flag of China.png Yaqi Zhang 42 ▼1
5th Flag of China.png Chao Sun 26 ◄0
6th Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Mashhur Bal Hejaila 19 ◄0
7th Flag of China.png David Cheng 0 ◄0

References

Videos and Images:

References:

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  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 'ETROPHY ‘SUPER SUNDAY’ DELIVERS THRILLS IN BERLIN', media.jaguarracing.com, (Jaguar Land Rover, 09/08/2020), https://media.jaguarracing.com/news/2020/08/etrophy-super-sunday-delivers-thrills-berlin, (Accessed 17/05/2020)
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  4. 4.0 4.1 '2019-2020 Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Series Rounds #6-7-8: Berlin ePrix/DEU - 8-9 August 2020 Decision No.1', results.fiaformulae.com, (FIA Formula E, 08/08/2020), https://results.fiaformulae.com/en/noticeboard, (Accessed 17/05/2020)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 'Round 7 - Berlin II ePrix Jaguar I-Pace eTROPHY Series Results Booklet', results.fiaformulae.com, (FIA Formula E, 09/08/2020), https://fe-results.s3.amazonaws.com/05_2019-20/09_R09%20Berlin/Jaguar%20I-Pace%20eTROPHY%20Series/Booklet/Jaguar%20I-Pace%20eTROPHY%20Series_Round07_BOOKLET.pdf#pdfjs.action=download, (Accessed 17/05/2021)
2019/20 Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy
Entrants
Jaguar China Racing • Jaguar Team Germany • Saudi Racing • Team Asia New Zealand • Team Yokohama Challenge • ZEG iCarros Jaguar Brazil
Manufacturers and Tyres
JaguarMichelin
Cars
Jaguar I-Pace
Pro Drivers
0 Mário Haberfeld/Cacá Bueno7 Alice Powell8 Gregory Segers9 Manuel Cabrera/Nick Foster10 Sérgio Jimenez24 Takuma Aoki99 Simon Evans
Pro-Am Drivers
8 Chao Sun/David Cheng9 Yaqi Zhang13 Fahad Algosaibi18 Adalberto Baptista34 Mashhur Bal Hejaila/Paul Spooner
Guest Drivers
Reema JuffaliMario DomínguezOliver WebbAbbie EatonSven FörsterJessica Hawkins • Vincent Radermecker
Races
Diriyah 1Diriyah 2Mexico CityBerlin 1Berlin 2Berlin 3Berlin 4Berlin 5Berlin 6Berlin 7
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