Mitch Evans Tag

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s breakout weekend to open Season Four for the FIA Formula E championship was capped off with a career-best result for Mitch Evans. Evans put together a spirited drive to take the HKT Hong Kong E-Prix’s checkered flag in fourth and – when original race winner Daniel Abt was disqualified – gained a position to give Jaguar their first podium in their second season. The result came after Evans reached another new mark for Jaguar – making the Super Pole round of qualifying for theRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer After struggling through the 2016-17 FIA Formula E season, Panasonic Jaguar Racing bounced back with a strong opening race to start Season Four. Inaugural Formula E champion Nelson Piquet Jr. put together a strong fourth-place run to give the British team 12 points in the first of two races at the HKT Hong Kong E-Prix – a result that sees the organization just 15 points away from matching their Season Three total (27 points) heading into the second race of the doubleheader. While Piquet led theRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer After surprising the FIA Formula E paddock with a second-place run in free practice 1, Mitch Evans and Panasonic Jaguar Racing proved the early speed was no fluke by pacing free practice 2. Evans’ 1:02.875s circuit led the way in the final practice session before Saturday’s first HKT Hong Kong E-Prix. The New Zealander slotted in well ahead of Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler teammates Daniel Abt (1:03.113s) and Lucas di Grassi (1:03:166s), who slotted in second and third. Oliver Turvey (1:03.295s) and Nick Heidfeld (1:03.321s) rounded out the topRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Season Four for the FIA Formula E championship is underway. The first practice session of the season went to Sebastien Buemi and Renault e.dams. Buemi laid down a 1:03.310s lap to lead the way in free practice 1 for Saturday’s HKT Hong Kong E-Prix, besting Panasonic Jaguar Racing’s Mitch Evans (1:03.776s) and Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler’s Daniel Abt (1:03.856s) to lead the way for the Formula E paddock. Lucas di Grassi (1:03.969s) and Sam Bird (1:04.097s) rounded out the top five, with Nicolas Prost (1:04.129s), Nelson Piquet Jr.Read More