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Jaguar TCS and Mitch Evans have secured victory at the 2022 Jakarta E-Prix, demonstrating the pace of the Jaguar I-TYPE 5.

08 Jun 2022 | International News : Indonesia


Jaguar TCS Racing Driver Mitch Evans has secured his third victory of the 2022 Formula E season at the inaugural Jakarta E-Prix.

Mitch Evans lined up third on the grid after a successful qualifying session saw him make it through to the semi-final stage of the duels. In the hottest race of the season so far, the 27-year old held his position as the lights went green. He then went on to overtake Antonio Felix Da Costa before battling with Jean-Eric Vergne and Edoardo Mortara in an intense and strategic battle for the lead of the race.

The pace offered by the Jaguar I-TYPE 5 assisted Mitch Evans as he dueled with his rivals on the way to victory
With six minutes to go, Mitch made a daring overtake on Jean-Eric Vergne to move back into first place of the Jakarta E-Prix and held the lead until the chequered flag fell. The Kiwi also secured the fastest lap of the race, demonstrating the pace of the Jaguar I-TYPE 5 in very challenging conditions.

Sam Bird also had a fruitful race, carving his way through the field from fourteenth to finish in ninth, securing valuable points for Jaguar TCS Racing and likewise demonstratrating the pace of the Jaguar I-TYPE 5.

The win puts Mitch Evans fourth in the drivers' standings, narrowing the gap to twelve points behind the leader Stoffel Vandoorne, while Sam Bird is in the 12th position. Jaguar TCS Racing currently sits at fourth position in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship teams’ standings.

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