Cassidy, who claimed third on Saturday’s race after Nyck de Vries was handed a late penalty, posted a 1m12.933s to go the session – which withstood a late effort from da Costa who supplied a glimmer of hope for DS Techeetah because the French producer has struggled to this point in London.
Mahindra’s Oliver Rowland was the primary to carry the occasions under the 1m20s mark, because the drivers shook off the morning cobwebs in earnest, however that preceded a flurry of push-laps that ensured the timing boards resembled a slot machine.
The slots ultimately landed on #17, as de Vries – whose third place in Saturday’s race turned sixth after his five-second penalty – leaped to the highest throughout the first 10 minutes.
However de Vries was briefly prised out of the headline slot, as Jake Dennis – who had dominated proceedings on Saturday – eclipsed the Dutchman by a tenth and a half.
Nonetheless, de Vries hit again, dropping beneath the 1m14s mark with a 1m13.925s – and was shortly adopted by teammate Stoffel Vandoorne, who moved as much as second.
However simply earlier than the midway level of the session, Edoardo Mortara fired his Mercedes-powered Venturi into first, logging a 1m13.140s on 250kW energy.
Edoardo Mortara, Venturi Racing, Silver Arrow 02
Picture by: Alastair Staley / Motorsport Photos
The Swiss driver reckoned after Saturday’s failure to attain that his factors deficit to Vandoorne was “beginning to be too huge to consider championships”, however confirmed improved kind on Sunday morning.
His Venturi teammate Lucas di Grassi fired as much as second behind him, having yesterday wanted to make a restoration by way of the sector as his qualifying laps had been eliminated for impeding.
Dennis then returned to the highest, shading Mortara by half a tenth. As the ultimate 10 minutes started, Mortara had a half-spin at Flip 9 and got here into contact with Jean-Eric Vergne, however fortunately it appeared as if neither sustained a lot injury.
Pascal Wehrlein then moved as much as second to trace at improved tempo for Porsche, however Sergio Sette Camara then captured high spot by 0.062s over Dennis – however briefly as Robin Frijns surpassed the Brazilian by 0.004s.
Cassidy then made it an Envision 1-2, diving under the 1m13s with a 1m12.933s – the Kiwi yesterday benefitting from de Vries’ time penalty because the FIA felt that the Mercedes driver had weaved within the braking zone for Flip 1.
However da Costa cut up the inexperienced machines on the shut of the session, setting a 1m12.972s – simply 0.04s down on Cassidy.
Frijns thus completed the day in third, with Sette Camara fourth as he hopes to rescue factors for the Dragon Penske squad after falling quick in Saturday’s race.
Nick Cassidy, Envision Racing, Audi e-tron FE07, Maximilian Gunther, Nissan e.dams, Nissan IM03and Robin Frijns, Envision Racing, Audi e-tron FE07
Picture by: Simon Galloway / Motorsport Photos
Sette Camara was investigated for overpower within the session, and Dragon struggled with methods points within the first race which meant that the staff couldn’t see how a lot vitality every driver was consuming.
Dennis was fifth, a day after main each single session, with Wehrlein sixth forward of Vandoorne.
Mortara ultimately ended the session in eighth, touching the wall once more in the direction of the tip of the allotted time on the chicane, with Rowland and di Grassi finishing the highest 10.
Method E London E-Prix – FP3 outcomes