Stoffel Vandoorne beat polesitter Mitch Evans and Jean-Eric Vergne to claim the top spot on the podium, as Pascal Wehrlein retired from the race lead.
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Off the line, polesitter Mitch Evans got a great start and didn’t leave Pascal Wehrlein any room to make a move for P1. The initial laps of the race didn’t see much action up front, as most of the drivers elected to save energy for the latter part of the race. Wehrlein later attempted a move on Evans, but backed out of it.
Jean-Eric Vergne was the first driver to use his first attack modes, and he made up enough time to overtake Evans when he went off the racing line to activate his attack mode. Pascal Wehrlein later made a move on Vergne to put his Porsche into the lead of the race, but he soon had to retire due to a mechanical failure triggering a full course yellow just as Evans had initiated his attack mode, robbing him of any chance to take back the lead.
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A little later in the race, Andre Lotterer’s Porsche also headed for the tecpro barriers at turn 1, as it came together with Oliver Rowland’s Mahindra, making it a double DNF for Porsche. This incident triggered a safety car while Vandoorne was in the lead. Form there it was a straightforward win for Vandoorne, as Evans’ Jaguar struggled with energy consumption, and the driver had to manage his pace to bring home second place. Mahindra’s other car finished in P11, as Alexander Sims couldn’t manage to get past Nyck De Vries, who took the final points position in the race.
Vergne fended off Robin Frijns in the closing stages of the race to take the final podium place and now sits P2 in the championship. Mitch Evans also moves up to P3 in the championship ahead of Robin Frijns who now sits fourth.
2022 Monaco E-Prix Results
|2||Mitch Evans||Jaguar Racing||30||51’13.758||+1.285|
|4||Robin Frijns||Virgin Racing||30||51’15.940||+3.467|
|5||Antonio Felix da Costa||Techeetah||30||51’16.425||+3.952|
|6||Lucas di Grassi||Venturi||30||51’20.606||+8.133|
|7||Nick Cassidy||Virgin Racing||30||51’27.746||+15.273|
|9||Jake Dennis||Andretti Autosport||30||51’30.293||+17.82|
|10||Nyck de Vries||Mercedes||30||51’30.756||+18.283|
|11||Alexander Sims||Mahindra Racing||30||51’31.823||+19.35|
|12||Dan Ticktum||NIO Formula E Team||30||51’32.229||+19.756|
|13||Sergio Sette Camara||Dragon Racing||30||51’35.367||+22.894|
|14||Antonio Giovinazzi||Dragon Racing||30||51’35.460||+22.987|
|15||Oliver Turvey||NIO Formula E Team||30||51’35.671||+23.198|
|16||Oliver Askew||Andretti Autosport||30||51’35.905||+23.432|
|DNF||Oliver Rowland||Mahindra Racing||18|
|DNF||Andre Lotterer||Porsche Team||18|
|DNF||Pascal Wehrlein||Porsche Team||15|
|DNF||Sam Bird||Jaguar Racing||7|
ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Standings
|1||Stoffel Vandoorne||Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team||81|
|2||Jean-Éric Vergne||DS TECHEETAH||75|
|3||Mitch Evans||Jaguar TCS Racing||72|
|4||Robin Frijns||Envision Racing||71|
|5||Edoardo Mortara||ROKiT Venturi Racing||49|
|6||André Lotterer||TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team||43|
|7||Pascal Wehrlein||TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team||42|
|8||Nyck De Vries||Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team||39|
|9||Lucas Di Grassi||ROKiT Venturi Racing||37|
|10||António Félix Da Costa||DS TECHEETAH||30|