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Evans: “I’ve had a rough start but the car has been quick at every track”

Mitch Evans won the opening race of the weekend in Berlin, part of a 1-2 which his Jaguar team secured over the weekend and put them back in the title fight after a difficult start to the season.

While he is yet to take victory around the streets of Monaco, Evans is fond of this track like so many others.

“Obviously super excited to be back in Monaco, it’s always one that brings a smile to my face. The past few races have been very positive as a team, getting a double podium in Sao Paulo and a 1-2 in Berlin was pretty special.

“I’ve had a rough start but the car has been quick at every track, we just haven’t been able to convert that into results. It gives me confidence that the pace is there, I just need to convert that into some big points.

“I’ve really enjoyed racing here in the past, I’ve not won here which is annoying but we’ve come close and I hope to change that.


With so many overtakes happening in Formula E, and nobody appearing that they want to lead a race which caused both entertaining and dangerous moves in Berlin, Evans doesn’t think that where you start will have any real impact on your race-winning chances.

“I don’t think it’s important at all here now with the Gen3 car, but it might be a little bit different as it’s a proper street circuit compared to Berlin but as we have seen at the past few races, track position at the beginning of the race doesn’t matter or care for much.

“I won from ninth in Berlin, so anyone starting in the top ten or twelve can definitely win this race.”


However, with points still up for grabs in qualifying, it is far from a meaningless session.

“Obviously you still want to attack in qualifying and put the car on pole because of those points and maybe try and get out of that chaos because with the midpack at the start of the race, it is just chaos.

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