Rome E-Prix: Evans fends off Lotterer for maiden Jaguar win
Kiwi Mitch Evans valiantly fought off the relentless assaults of poleman André Lotterer to clinch Jaguar’s first win in the ABB FIA Formula E championship.
Conditions were mixed in the Eternal City on Saturday with a rain-hit qualifying session that saw Techeetah’s Lotterer secure pole from Evans and HWA’s Stoffel Vandoorne.
The clouds had blown over however by the time the afternoon race was launched, but a messy first lap and a mishap by José Maria Lopez led to a pile up involving Gary Paffett and Jean-Eric Vergne, with several other drivers stranded as collateral damage.
The red-flagged race was suspended for 45 minutes and when it resumed…