Da Costa shoulders blame for teammate conflict in Marrakesh
Though initially devastated by the collision with BMW i Andretti Motorsport teammate Alexander Sims whereas battling for the lead of the Marrakesh EPrix, Antonio Felix da Costa subsequently shoulder duty for the incident that eradicated the winner of the season’s first spherical and knocked his teammate out of competition.
“We obtained ourselves right into a state of affairs and it’s my mistake,” admitted da Costa. “He attacked me, I defended and I failed on defending. I ought to have simply realized that my race was over — I price him locations.
After the Portuguese driver took the win within the season opener in Saudi Arabia, one other win and one-two end appeared sure after the BMW vehicles broke away from the remainder of the pack halfway by means of the race. Though they have been main by a cushty margin, Sims made a bid for the lead coming into the Flip 7 left-hander on the finish of the primary straight, whereupon the 2 collided:
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