- Strong start for DS PENSKE with both drivers in the points in Mexico City, the Team will line up on the grid for the first doubleheader race weekend in the streets of Diriyah, Riyadh
- Riyadh is the Formula E’s only night races, offering a captivating experience for spectators
- Two-time Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne and 2022 world champion Stoffel Vandoorne behind the wheels of the DS E-TENSE F23 are on the hunt for more points
After a double-points finish for DS PENSKE during the first round in Mexico City, the upcoming doubleheader race weekend marks the Championship’s return to Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Round 2 of Season 10 will take place at 20:04 local time on Friday 26th and Round 3 on Saturday 27th January, 204, for the only night races on the calendar, continuing a tradition since the inaugural race in 2018.
The cars will hit the streets of the UNESCO World Heritage site this weekend to take on one of the fastest and most demanding circuits of the season. The circuit stands out for its visual spectacle and dynamic racing on a 2.495km track and 21 corners. The 2024 Diriyah E-Prix will mark the 6th edition since 2018 the Championship has visited iconic Saudi Arabian Capital. The night races draw thousands of spectators.
The double champion holder Jean-Eric Vergne and the 2022 World Champion Stoffel Vandoorne delivered a very solid qualifying performance and showed an exceptional pace in Mexico City. Together, they are eager for more and ready to fight to maximize their opportunities to leave Diriyah with a sizeable haul of points. The Team is 100% focused on the car’s performance to be in a position to fight for podiums.
Stoffel Vandoorne, 2022 Formula E World Champion
‘Very happy to be coming back in Diriyah, this circuit is one of the kind and racing by night is really special.
In Mexico City, we saw a very promising performance, everyone worked very hard to make it a strong race and credit must go to all those involved. This weekend, we will aim for the best result possible, I am confident and very excited for this doubleheader, my goal is to get the most out of the points for the team!’
Jean-Eric Vergne, 2018 & 2019 Formula E Champion
‘Mexico was a good first event, some points in the pocket, I will definitely do my best to keep that momentum this weekend. The team has been working hard, the car feels strong, it gives me confidence for sure and I really want to give it my all to check the finish line in the front!’
The track – stats:
2.495 km track length
Round 2 – 37 Laps
Round 3 – 36 laps