Panasonic Jaguar Racing set their sights on a podium finish in Chile
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Panasonic Jaguar Racing is looking to secure its first podium of the season as the team heads to Chile for the third round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.
After showing good pace in the first two races of the
campaign, where drivers Mitch Evans and Nelson Piquet Jr. have scored some
important points, the team is looking to go one better and secure a step on the
“We took some positives away from the rookie test and we are
feeling positive ahead of Santiago. Both Ad Diriyah and Marrakesh proved that
we are competitive, so as a team we will pushing for our first podium finish of
New Zealander Mitch was also in positive mood ahead of the
race weekend in Chile. He said: “I was pleased with the pace I set in Marrakesh
– finishing FP2 with the fastest time of the day was really promising.
“I’m really looking forward to racing in Chile after
feedback from Harry and Pietro in testing and the learnings we applied to the
Meanwhile Nelson was setting his sights on another strong
qualifying session in Santiago, after narrowly missing out on Super Pole last
“I’ll be pushing for a top six finish in qualifying this
year. The Jaguar I-TYPE 3 has shown some great speed already this season, so
I’m excited to race in South America and see what we can achieve.”
FanBoost for the race in Santiago is now open, so take a
moment to show your support for either Mitch Evans or Nelson Piquet Jr. Each
vote counts, as the top five drivers will benefit from an extra boost in the
final 25 minutes of the race, which could prove vital in helping the team
secure a podium.