Lucas di Grassi has been excluded from the Berlin ePrix after his Audi Sport ABT car was found to have been running with a modified front wing.

A statement from Formula E read:

"The race-winning car failed post-race scrutineering when it was discovered that the front wing fairings had been modified to include internal metal reinforcing rods.

"In addition the stewards found that six of the eight holes in the front wing had been sealed.

"The remaining two holes were found to have had helicoil inserts and chamfers made and that the front flap and gurney LH 220 has a filler layer added and chamfer made.

"The team argued that these changes were made as a result of repairs and that they offered no competitive advantage, however, they were deemed to be in breach of Article 3.1 of 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Technical Regulations and the exclusion was made.

"Audi Sport ABT has decided not to appeal the decision."

The decision means that Jerome d'Ambrosio is now the winner of the race and Nelson Piquet Jr is now in the lead of the championship, 10 points ahead of di Grassi, who drops to third.

Revised result available here.

Revised driver and team standings below:

Driver Standings (Top 6)

1. Nelson Piquet Jr 103 points
2. Sebastien Buemi 101 points
3. Lucas di Grassi 93 points
4. Nicolas Prost 78 points
5. Jerome D'Ambrosio 77 points
6. Sam Bird 68 points

Team Standings (Top 6)

1. e.dams-Renault 179 points
2. Dragon Racing 116 points
3. Audi Sport ABT 115 points
4. NEXTEV TCR 107 points
5. Virgin Racing 98 points
6. Andretti 88 points

 

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