The Hyderabad E-Prix in India on Saturday marks the 100th Formula E race for António Félix da Costa. In an interview, the Porsche works driver from Portugal talks about his series debut in Malaysia in 2014, his most memorable victories and the rapid development and bright future of the world’s first electric racing series.
The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is gathering momentum: With the Hyderabad E-Prix on 11 February, the innovative electric racing series celebrates its maiden outing in India. After a successful start to the season with two victories in Diriyah, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team heads to this premiere feeling very confident.
Porsche has celebrated an outstanding weekend in Formula E: after his victory on Friday Pascal Wehrlein (GER) won the second night race at the Diriyah E-Prix, at the wheel of the new Porsche 99X Electric Gen3. Thanks to this double victory in Saudi Arabia, he takes the lead in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
Porsche has made a strong start to the Formula E season: At the Mexico City E-Prix, the new Porsche 99X Electric Gen3 achieved a brilliant one-two result. Porsche customer squad Avalanche Andretti won the opening round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Mexico City with driver Jake Dennis (GBR). For the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team, works driver Pascal Wehrlein (GER) took second.
The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team receives reinforcement from David Beckmann as the new test and reserve driver for season 9 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. In October, he drove his first test laps in the enhanced Porsche 99X Electric Gen3 in Spain.
With the Porsche 99X Electric Gen3, Porsche heads into a new era of Formula E. The electric racing car, which underwent an evolution in the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach, celebrated its world premiere in the Porsche Experience Center in Franciacorta, Italy. It will be fielded by the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from the 2023 season.
In its most successful season to date, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team took home four victories with the Porsche 99X Electric. The squad from Weissach was fighting for the world championship title until the last race of the season in London.
António Félix da Costa made a strong comeback at the Portland E-Prix: At the wheel of his Porsche 99X Electric, he secured third place in the inaugural Formula E race in America’s Northwest. The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team has defended its lead in the teams’ classification of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
The Monaco E-Prix marked the start of the second half of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship season for the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team. At the Principality’s street circuit on the Côte d’Azur, the squad from Weissach, which has won three races so far this year, earned one point for Pascal Wehrlein’s tenth place in the Porsche 99X Electric.
The day after the Berlin E-Prix, Formula E held its official rookie test at the Tempelhof Airport Street Circuit. David Beckmann and Yifei Ye tested the Porsche 99X Electric for the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team.