Nelson Piquet Jr. claimed a comfortable Moscow ePrix victory to extend his Formula E championship advantage with one race remaining. Having qualified in the second place, the TAG Heuer driver was quicker to take advance over the pole position holder Jean-Eric Vergne in the opening lad. Despite fears that the weather in Moscow would be rainy, the drivers raced the spectacular track outside the Kremlin walls under the bright sun.
The inaugural Formula E season already saw eight spectacular races in different corners of the world. Piquet took his second victory this season : « I’m really happy with the win and the 12 points lead. Once you are in front, it is easier to control energy levels, as it is much different when you are trying to catch different when you are trying to catch the man in front. We did our homework fot this weekend by qualifying in front, winning the race and extend the lead in the championship ».
TAG Heuer is very proud of its Chinese team and wishes all the best for the next race !
The watch supporting the team is the motor racing-inspired design TAG Heuer Monaco 24 Calibre 36 watch. The « Advanced Dynamic Absorber » system protects the movement against jolts and vibrations. The unique, wide open sapphire case back shows the exceptional oscillating mass resembling a racing wheel and the famous C.O.S.C Calibre 36 beating at 36'000 beats per hour. As a finishing touch, the oversized « 24 » at 12 pays tribute to « Le Mans ».