Season 10 – 2024 TOKYO E-PRIX

Tokyo, Japan- Los Angeles, California, USA

 Round 5 – ABB FIA Formula E World Championship takes over the modern streets of metropolis of Tokyo for the first ever Tokyo E-Prix this Saturday 30 March, 2024

  • After a solid double points finish in Brazil, DS PENSKE is third in the Team Championship with 57 points
  • Two-time Formula E Champion Jean-Éric Vergne is currently fourth place in Drivers’ standings, while 2022 Champion Stoffel Vandoorne is 12th

 After impressive qualifying sessions and double points finish in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the DS PENSKE will be aiming to continue this strong momentum in Japan. Against the stunning Tokyo metropolis backdrop, Round 5, which will take place on Saturday, March 30 at 15:03 local time, will mark the first time the all-electric series makes a stop in the Land of the Rising Sun.

 The 2.582km long circuit surrounds the Tokyo International Exhibition Centre, which is also known as Tokyo Big Sight. With three notable straights and 18 turns, the track is expected to be a challenge for all competitors. The inaugural Formula E edition in Japan will be the first time that public roads will be closed for a road race and a world championship event.

 After having accumulated a solid points haul since the beginning of the Season 10, the DS PENSKE squad is currently third in the Teams’ Championship and is determined to put the drivers, Stoffel Vandoorne and Jean-Éric Vergne, in the best position to fight for wins. The team is poised for action this weekend!

 Stoffel Vandoorne, 2022 Formula E World Champion

‘I am super excited to be here for the very first Formula E Race in Japan. Tokyo is a place close to my heart, I like the energy of this city. The circuit should be a great challenge, we worked hard with the team between Sao Paulo and here and I will be doing everything I can to push for good results during this historic weekend’.

 Jean-Eric Vergne, 2018 & 2019 Formula E Champion

‘Very happy to be here, with this amazing background, it is going to be intense for sure. This Japanese E-Prix is really is one-of-the kind event with very passionate fans. A new track is always a challenge to find the best set up, the whole team has worked around the clock to ensure we are ready to leverage the speed of the DS E-Tense package.’

 The track – stats:

Track length: 2.582km

Turns: 18

Direction: Anti-clockwise

Pole Position: Right hand Side