SEASON 8 – ROUND 9 – JAKARTA E-PRIX

A pole position, a podium and 33 points scored, recap of the warm Jakarta E-Prix

Next: Marrakesh the 2nd of July.

Video transcript

JEAN-ERIC VERGNE: It's amazing to be the first time in Indonesia. I love coming to new circuits.

ANTONIO FELIX DA COSTA: The track looks amazing. It's going to be super hot. It is super hot.

JAMES ROSSITER: 35 degrees C right now, and it's 11:00 AM. It's gonna be a challenge.

JEAN-ERIC VERGNE: The biggest challenge by far is the heat. If it's a dry race, it's gonna be the most crucial factor.

ANTONIO FELIX DA COSTA: I think we've been creating some good momentum.

JEAN-ERIC VERGNE: We work hard as a team, and we're just gonna do the best we can.

THOMAS CHEVAUCHER: We are here early afternoon in Jakarta. It's really hot. We are trying to cool the cars. We have to pull the drivers on the grid also and to make sure that we have the good management. There is some clouds, hopefully no rain today. But it will be a very tough race.

JACK NICHOLLS: A first visit to Indonesia and the city of Jakarta. Front row lockout for DS TECHEETAH, Vergne on pole, da Costa second. All five lights are on. And we go green in Jakarta.

Da Costa has the inside, and he holds the place. Jean-Eric Vergne takes ATTACK MODE from the lead of the race. Vergne is back in the lead of the E-Prix as they come down the start finish straight. Da Costa on Dennis, da Costa through.

DARIO FRANCHITTI: The leader, Jean-Eric Vergne, takes ATTACK MODE as well. Mitch Evans is back to the head of the race.

JACK NICHOLLS: Vandoorne on the attack for fourth position. Da Costa covers the inside. And da Costa holds the place.

DARIO FRANCHITTI: Jean-Eric Vergne all over the back already of Mitch Evans.

JAMES ROSSITER: Jean, come on.

JACK NICHOLLS: And here comes Vergne for the lead of the race. Jean-Eric Vergne takes the lead. But its Evans to the inside. Evans attacks into turn 7 and takes the lead of the Jakarta E-Prix.

DARIO FRANCHITTI: Where did that come from?

JACK NICHOLLS: Mitch Evans wins! Vergne holds on to second place.

[APPLAUSE]

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