DS TECHEETAH unbeaten in Monaco
Second victory of the season for DS TECHEETAH. António Félix da Costa win in Monaco behind the wheel of the new DS E-TENSE FE21.
In the famous streets of the Principality, on the large circuit modified by a single chicane, the reigning champion António Félix da Costa scored his first success of the season, allowing DS TECHEETAH to win for the second time in a row at Monaco. Author of the fastest lap in the race at the wheel of his DS E-TENSE FE21, Jean-Éric Vergne took the fourth place of the E-Prix.
By winning this Saturday in Monaco for the first time of the year, António Félix da Costa offered its second success of the season to DS TECHEETAH. Throughout the race, Da Costa exchanged the lead many times with Frijns and Evans, and in the last lap, the Portuguese driver secured the victory with a breath-taking move at the Nouvelle Chicane. A performance acclaimed by Thomas Chevaucher, DS Performance Director : “To race at Monaco is always something special, but to win starting from the pole is the best possible proof of the performance level of a car, a driver and a team.”
Qualifyied P4, Jean-Éric Vergne rounded an excellent day for the squad taking 4th and scoring important points. DS TECHEETAH climbed back to 3rd position in the Teams’ standings of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, only 7 points from the leader. Da Costa and Vergne are 4th and 7th respectively in the Drivers’ ranking after a sucessful Monaco E-Prix marked by a second win in a row ont he track, following 2019 victory.
After this prestigious and very successful meeting in Monaco, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will stop for the first time in its history at the Autodromo Miguel E. Abed in Puebla, Mexico. On the schedule for the weekend of June 19 and 20: a double header in which the DS TECHEETAH drivers intend to shine again.