Last weekend, the Formula E action conquered Rome in a heart-pounding weekend of electric racing. The double-header Rome Formula E ePrix gave fans two thrilling races full of drama and twists, but with enough space for Evans and Dennis to shine with their respective wins.
Red Flag Drama on Saturday
Marked by a red flag early on, due to a multi-car crash, Saturday’s race was a rollercoaster of emotions. All the drama aside, it was Mitch Evans’ day. The driver started from pole position and faced fierce competition from Bird, Fenestraz, and Dennis, but managed to come out on top. Besides that, despite a misstep activating the Attack Mode, and the red flag halting the race, Evans navigated the chaos and ended the race with a triumph.
Dennis Dominates on Sunday and Gets Closer to Championship Title
The excitement continued on Sunday with the second ePrix of the weekend, which had Jake Dennis lead the race from start to finish. As his main title contenders, Evans and Cassidy, crashed early in the race, there was a an opportunity for Dennis, which he made sure not to let slip. The podium was complete with Norman Nato and Sam Bird, after strategic maneuvers and energy conservation tactics from both drivers. After Sunday, Dennis sure is a force to be reckoned with, reclaiming the top spot in the championship standings and now holding a 24-point advantage over Cassidy.
The London Showdown is What it’s All About
As the Formula E season nears its end, the championship battle is more intense than never. After Dennis’ commanding performances, British is only two second-place finishes away from a triumphant championship on his home turf. Meanwhile, there’s still a considerable challenge posed by Cassidy and Evans, still being possible for any of them to come out on top if they manage to bridge the points gap. This thrilling finale is just over a week away and promises a nerve-racking spectacle for fans worldwide. London can’t come soon enough.