Mitch Evans takes his fifth podium of the season for Jaguar TCS Racing in action-packed Marrakesh E-Prix
Sam Bird climbed four places through the field to finish in ninth position of round ten of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
Mitch Evans remains fourth but closes the gap in the drivers’ standings, fifteen points behind the leader, with Sam Bird in twelfth
Jaguar TCS Racing retain fourth in the teams’ standings with 156 points
The eleventh and twelfth rounds of the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship take place on the streets of Brooklyn, New York City on the 16 and 17 July 2022
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 July 2022 – Mitch Evans secured his fifth podium of the season in an action-packed Marrakesh E-Prix to remain in the ‘top four’ fighting for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Under the scorching desert sun, Mitch Evans lined up sixth on the grid after making it through to the quarter-final stage of the qualifying Duels. In the crucial opening laps of the race, Mitch overtook Porsche’s Pascal Wehrlein to move up into fifth position. The Kiwi demonstrated his talent by making a number of decisive overtakes to carve his way through to fourth place. The team carefully managed energy and battery temperatures throughout the race to ensure they could move into the podium position. In the final lap of the Marrakesh E-Prix, the team’s strategy played out and enabled Mitch to make a bold manoeuvre on Jean-Éric Vergne promoting him to the final step of the podium and 15 valuable points.
The eleventh and twelfth rounds of the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship take place on the streets of Brooklyn, New York City on the 16 and 17 July 2022.