São Paulo E-Prix | Evans leads Cassidy as Jaguar dominate first practice

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It’s been well over a month, but Formula E is finally back on track for the fourth championship round of Season 10 in São Paulo.

The return to racing has been highlighted by the introduction of the constructors championship, which will consider the best two cars and award them points in the newborn classification as well, with the powertrain suppliers involved being ERT, Jaguar, Mahindra Racing, Nissan, Porsche, and STELLANTIS.

The first cars on track were the Maseratis, followed shortly after by the rest of the grid. Dan Ticktum is the first driver to ran wide off track at Turn 1, the same spot where Frijns locked up later on in the session.

After the first ten minutes Jaguar appears to keep up its great performance streak, as Mitch Evans leads with a 1:14.545s.

He is replaced shortly after by DS Penske’s Stoffel Vandoorne with a monster lap eight hundreds faster than the Kiwi at the halfway point in the session, followed by Günther, Rowland, Wehrlein and Evans.

With ten minutes to go it’s an Andretti 1-2 as Dennis leads in 1:13.689s, followed by Nato, with Da Costa recovering some pace since his last Porsche outings and slotting in between the teammates.

Lucas Di Grassi’s ABT had some technical issues as he’s only now about to join the grid on track.

In the last heated moments of the session Evans returned to the top, with many drivers valuting up to the top spots, including Ticktum and Mortara.

Ultimately it’s Jaguar domination with Evans earning P1 ahead of championship leader and the man on the podium at each of the first three rounds, Nick Cassidy.