ANDRE LOTTERER says Brit Sam Bird targeted his tyre in a controversial collision to win the Hong Kong ePrix with one lap remaining.
Bird crashed into the back of the German with one lap remaining leaving Lotterer with a burst tyre and broken suspension.
Lotterer blames the Virgin driver for denying him his first win in Formula E.
He said: “From my side, it was not fair, the race was fair more or less up until there.
“He hit me a few times before that, he was on the limit.
“And then that time it broke my tyre and my suspension, so it’s not a fair move to win a race.
“These cars are pretty easy to do collisions and get away with them and I hope we make an example of this.
“Because if this goes away, it opens up a big problem for all us.”
He added: “He ruined my race.”
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Following his win, Bird compared the collision with Lotterer’s crash last season, which saw him drive into the back of his teammate Jean-Eric Vergne in Santiago – which saw the cars bump together.
But Lotterer hit back and says he did not aim for his partner’s tyre.
Lotterer said: “I tried not to target JEV’s tyre, he went for my tyre and the thing is I lost the race because of him and that’s it.”
Bird’s post-race celebrations were muted after the controversy.
Bird said: “It’s a shame, for me I tried to go down the inside and Andre defended.
“It’s very slippery down the inside and I slipped and locked up.
He added: “It’s a big shame, my heart goes out to him, he drove a good race and it’s a shame.”