6 May 2023

Mitch Evans took his third podium of the season, with a runner-up finish on the iconic streets of Monaco. The Kiwi started in sixth position after making it through to the qualifying Duels but was narrowly beaten by the Nissan of Norman Nato in the quarter-finals. In the race, Mitch strategically climbed his way through the field and by lap 13 was leading the pack. Navigating the track with precision and speed, he tussled with the Jaguar-powered Envision of winner, Nick Cassidy, and defended well from the Andretti of Jake Dennis.

  • Mitch Evans took his third podium of the season, with a second-place finish on the iconic Monaco street track
  • Teammate Sam Bird climbed six places to cross the line in tenth, but received a post-race penalty for causing a collision
  • Mitch Evans moves up to fourth in the drivers’ standings while Sam Bird remains seventh
  • Jaguar TCS Racing remain third in the teams’ standings
  • The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship head to Jakarta, Indonesia for a double-header race weekend on 3 and 4 June 2023

A late safety car that lasted for three laps dampened Mitch’s chances for further overtaking opportunities. Despite his determination and gallant effort, a second safety car meant he couldn’t progress further and he had to settle for second-place.

Sam Bird lined up in P16 after a challenging Qualifying session. Sam held his position off-the-line and started to work his way through the pack. He gained eight places and was up into P8 when he unfortunately missed the ATTACK MODE loops with three laps to go. This dropped him down to P10 where he crossed the line in the final point scoring position. Sam was given a post-race 5-second time penalty for causing a collision with the Nico Muller, meaning his final result is P16.

Envision Racing’s Nick Cassidy took his second race win in a row – a Jaguar-powered car has now won the last four races.

Jaguar TCS Racing remain third in the 2023 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship teams’ standings but have added more impressive points to the championship campaign.


A runner-up podium in Monaco is something to be very pleased about and we were so close to that win. After a really intense race, I’m proud for all of the team to be able to step on the podium for the third year in a row here in Monaco. We’ve scored more really strong points, a great result and a fantastic drive from Mitch and the team. It was a testing race from start to finish but the team executed a solid energy management strategy. Unfortunately, the second to last safety car cost us the chance to fight for the win. Sam made great progress but unfortunately missed his last ATTACK MODE which dropped him back into the pack behind and then had the racing incident at the end of the race. Overall I’m proud of the team for continuing to deliver great performance and points, there is a long way to go in the season and we now look forward to the double-header in Jakarta.

James Barclay
Jaguar TCS Racing Team Principal

It’s been a solid day. Ultimately every race you turn up and you want to win so I am a little disappointed, particularly as it’s Monaco. However, if you look at the bigger picture, it’s a great haul of points and huge credit to Nick – he overtook me at the right time when I wasn’t expecting it. We still did a really great job and the whole team should be proud of themselves. There are still a lot of opportunities left this season and we’ll be giving it our all to keep moving forwards.

Mitch Evans,
Jaguar TCS Racing driver, #9

Today was a hard day. In the race I started to make good progress but it got quite messy in the middle and there were a couple of collisions. I missed the ATTACK MODE loops which meant I lost a place, without the benefits of the power. In the final couple of laps I had a further collision. I’ll put this behind me and look forward to Jakarta.

Sam Bird
Jaguar TCS Racing driver, #10

Jaguar TCS Racing head to Jakarta, Indonesia for the Asian double-header in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship on 3 and 4 June 2023.

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Notes to Editors


Jaguar returned to racing in October 2016, becoming the first luxury manufacturer to join the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship street racing series. In season eight, Mitch Evans finished as runner-up in the drivers’ standings – his most successful result in Jaguar TCS Racing’s Formula E campaign.

Formula E is a real-world test bed for Jaguar with its journey to becoming an all-electric luxury brand from 2025. Jaguar TCS Racing’s goal is to ‘Reimagine Racing’ and together the team will test, develop, learn and collaborate, sharing insights across Jaguar Land Rover which will benefit future road car development. Specifically, learnings and technology transfer from Formula E will help ‘Reimagine” the Jaguar brand coinciding with the company’s commitment to the Gen3 era of Formula E.

2023 is the first year for the teams to be racing with the Gen3 car, the world’s first net zero race car.

As an official manufacturer team in Formula E, Jaguar TCS Racing designs its own powertrain, which includes the motor, transmission, inverter, and rear suspension. Jaguar, via its long-term Formula E technical partner Williams Advanced Engineering, will supply Envision Racing with its powertrain for the Gen3 era.

To control costs, the carbon fibre chassis and battery are common components and the same for all eleven teams. This allows the focus to be on developing efficient and lightweight electric vehicle powertrains which will improve the performance and range of future Jaguar Land Rover electric vehicles.

Teams have two race cars, one per driver, which will be used for the full race distance.

Beyond its all-electric concept, Formula E is unique in the world of motorsport for its choice of venues. The 2023 championship takes place on temporary street circuits in the centre of the world’s major cities including Mexico City, Diriyah and Rome, with new locations including Hyderabad, Cape Town, and São Paulo. The season finale plays out across a double-header race weekend in London.

In 2022, Jaguar TCS Racing finished fourth in the teams' standings with seven podiums, four wins, one pole position, one fastest lap and 231 points scored – the team’s biggest points haul to date. New Zealander, Mitch Evans finished last season as runner-up with Sam Bird finishing thirteenth overall in the drivers’ standings.

Formula E remains a key priority for Jaguar Land Rover and the company’s Reimagine strategy. As the premier all-electric world championship, Formula E allows us to test and develop new electric vehicle technologies in a high-performance environment. It continues to be the test bed for our Race to Innovate mission that will see Race to Road and Road to Race learnings that will help shape our electric future – a future that Jaguar is passionate about, and dedicated to for the benefit of our society, the changing landscape of mobility, sustainability and our clients.

Through our Race to Inspire mission, Jaguar TCS Racing are committed to inspiring the future generation by using the race programme to create a positive impact on our planet and the communities in which we race. From competing in the world’s first net carbon race car to supporting and training the next generation of engineers and motorsport professionals.

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