It was who emerged as the victor, driving his DS PENSKE car to an astonishing win. The streets of Hyderabad, India saw a thrilling battle for the win in the first-ever Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix on February 12, 2023. But in the end, it was Jean-Eric Vergne who emerged as the victor, driving his DS PENSKE car to an astonishing win.
Jean-Eric Vergne held strong against fierce competition from the Envision Racing duo of Nick Cassidy and Sebastien Buemi, crossing the finish line first to take the win. Despite intense pressure from his competitors, Vergne never wavered, displaying his mastery of the 2.835 km street circuit that wound along the historic Hussain Sagar Lake.
The DS PENSKE driver’s victory was all the more impressive considering the level of talent on the starting grid. The Envision Racing pair of Cassidy and Buemi, who finished second and third, respectively, are both multiple race winners in their own right, and the field also included other top drivers such as Antonio Felix da Costa, who ultimately took third after being penalized post-race.
Despite the challenging circuit and intense competition, Vergne rose to the occasion and proved that he is one of the top drivers in the world of electric racing. “It was an incredible feeling to take the win in the first-ever Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix,” said Vergne. “The level of competition in Formula E is incredibly high, and to be able to come out on top in this race is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of my team at DS PENSKE.”
Vergne Dominates in Inaugural Formula E Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix
The Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix was a landmark event in the world of electric racing, marking the first time that Formula E had raced in India. The series, which is dedicated to accelerating the transition to electric mobility, is known for its high-speed, high-stakes racing and its commitment to sustainability.
As the fourth round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix saw drivers from all over the world come to compete on the challenging street circuit. The race was a thrilling showcase of the cutting-edge technology and top-level driving skill that have made Formula E one of the most exciting and dynamic motorsports series in the world.
The atmosphere in Hyderabad was electric, with tens of thousands of fans gathering to cheer on their favorite drivers. The city, which is rich in history and culture, provided a stunning backdrop for the race, and the streets were lined with enthusiastic fans who came to witness the high-speed action.
Formula E, which tops independent global sustainability rankings in the sports world , is dedicated to using the spectacle of world-class sport to help alter perceptions and speed up the switch to electric mobility. With the Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix, the series sent a powerful and meaningful message to the people of India and the world, demonstrating the excitement and potential of electric racing.
“The Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix was a truly historic event, and we’re thrilled to have had the opportunity to bring the thrill of Formula E racing to the streets of Hyderabad,” said officials of the Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix for the series. “This race will be remembered as a seminal moment in the history of electric racing, and we look forward to continued growth and success in India and around the world.”
In conclusion, the Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix was a resounding success, and the city of Hyderabad will long be remembered as the birthplace of this thrilling new chapter in the world of electric racing. Vergne’s dominant performance in the DS PENSKE car will be talked about for years to come, and the excitement and energy of the fans in the city only added to the electric atmosphere of the day.
The success of the race only solidifies Formula E’s commitment to sustainable racing and its role in accelerating the transition to electric mobility. With a successful start in Hyderabad, the future of electric racing in India looks bright and the next Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix promises to be even more exciting.
Formula E 2023 Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix – An all-new venue
- This week’s visit to Hyderabad and race 104 in the series’ history will be Formula E’s first trip to India (the second most populated country on Earth). Formula E has now visited the top four most populated countries (China, India, USA and Indonesia)
- Hyderabad the 27th location we’ve visited. We’ll have hit 30 by the time we leave Portland later this year
- Hyderabad will be the eighth different city Formula E has visited in Asia. Only Europe has seen E-Prix hosted in more cities (9)
- With a city population of 6.8 million and a metro area population of nearly 10 million, Hyderabad is the fourth most-populous city in India behind Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. India is projected to surpass China’s 1.45 billion population to become the most populous nation in the world during 2023
- Hyderabad is the capital of the state of Telangana and is at an average altitude of 1,778ft (542 metres), with a number of artificial lakes including the Hussain Sagar lake, around which the race track passes
- Hyderabad could be one of the hottest Formula E races on record, with an average February high temperature of over 32°C (90°F). It is usually very dry at this time of year, with an average monthly rainfall of just 9.2 mm (0.36 in.) in February, part of a dry season that lasts between December and Marchexciting.