Andre Lotterer will start from pole position in the Mexico City E-Prix for Round Four of the 2020 ABB Formula E Championship.
The TAG-Heuer Porsche will be joined by kiwi Mitch Evans on the front row, the pair separated by a mere 0.063s.
Evans was fastest of group two and then presided over the top of the overall timings for the rest of the session, claiming provisional pole with a 1.08.174.
The Mexico City circuit continued to be scrubbed clean as more drivers took to the track for their qualifying lap.
Consequently, the championship contenders in group one suffered from a tremendous lack of grip.
Championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne could only wrestle his Mercedes-Benz EQ into P11.
The two Mahindra’s came into the weekend with a 40-place grid penalty for each driver as a result of both cars needing gearbox changes, after a potential reliability issue was discovered in the existing units.
Fellow New Zealander Brendon Hartley qualified in P15 in a decent session for the struggling GEOX Dragon team.
Oliver Turvey’s NIO came to a bizarre halt in the final group of qualifying ending his contention.
Daniel Abt failed to make it out in time for qualifying after a heavy shunt during free practice owning to a brake-communication failure ruled him out of the session.
The Mexico-City E-Prix gets underway from 10.00 NZT