Team Aguri eye Buenos Aires repeat

Team Aguri are hopeful of a repeat performance in Buenos Aires this week, after winning their maiden Formula E race in Argentina last year.

In 2015, Aguri's Antonio Felix da Costa coasted to the victory with a 5.354s cushion, which proved to be one of the biggest winning margins of the season.

"We've had a great run of results in the first few races, and the team has come back refreshed after the break," said Felix da Costa. 

"The victory here last year was an amazing achievement and I am planning to draw on my experience to push for the win again."

Team-mate Salvador Duran, who replaces Nathanael Berthon, competed for Team Aguri last year, amassing 13 points, and has returned to the team for the remainder of the 2015/16 season.

"I'm very excited to be back with Team Aguri," said Duran.

"I know the team well and I've been running in the simulator in the build-up to the race, so I am sure this will help me get back into racing mode very quickly. I am here to compete for points and believe we can achieve that this weekend."

Last year's race on the 2.44km circuit, one of the shortest on the calendar, featured racing incidents and retirements as the drivers often struggled to get to grips with the sharp hairpins and high-speed corners on the demanding anti-clockwise layout.

"It's great to be heading back to the site of our maiden Formula E win. We know what it takes to claim victory here and will use that knowledge, and the major performance gains that we have developed this season, to challenge for the top step of the podium once again," commented Mark Preston, the Aguri team principal.

"With Salvador back in the team, our aim is to use his established partnership with Antonio to maximise the potential of the car to ensure that we are at the sharp end for the remainder of the season."

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