2024 Hankook Portland e-Prix

After a stormy debut last year, Formula E is back in Portland – with stunning natural landscapes, a vibrant food and drink scene and a quirky, eco-conscious culture – this time for a double title and the next chapter in the battle for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

How to watch Formula E’s Hankook Portland E-Prix on TV or streaming services in your country

In 2023, following the USA E-Prix events in Miami and New York, Formula E entered uncharted territory with its first visit to Portland. More than 20,000 fans witnessed a spectacular spectacle with more than 400 overtakes and several lead changes. An unpredictable weekend saw some of the fastest speeds ever recorded in a Formula E session, enthralling the crowd with non-stop action.

Rounds 13 and 14 of the 2024 Hong Kong Portland E-Prix begin at 14:00 local time on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June.

Last in Portland

Nick Cassidy wins the 2023 Southwire Portland E-Prix For Envision Racing, he made a decisive move on lap 28 to take his third win of the season. The victory moved Cassidy into second place in the FIA ​​World Championship standings, a point behind Avalanche Andretti’s Jake Dennis, who moved into second place. TAG Heuer Porsche’s Antonio Felix da Costa finished third in the race, with seven seconds separating the top 17 cars at the finish.

Also read: Michael Andretti on Formula E and racing in America

After starting 10th and ending a thrilling race for Cassidy, Portland’s debut was a milestone for the US-based Andretti team, with Jack Dennis Julius Baer taking pole position and a podium on home soil. The second half of the season finally saw the driver take home the championship trophy.

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Who can take the fight to Jaguar and Cassidy?

With one win and five podiums so far this year, they will be looking to build on a strong start to the season to mirror last year’s success. However, the question on everyone’s mind is: despite their strong hometown performance, do they have the ability to challenge Jaguar TCS Racing and DAG Heuer Porsche?

As Formula E’s 10th season draws to a close, Jaguar TCS Racing’s Mitch Evans is on the brink of a historic feat.

Tickets: secure tickets for Hong Kong Portland e-Prix Rounds 13 & 14

Fresh off the win in Shanghai, Evans now has 12 wins in Formula E. A win in Portland would tie him with Formula E legends Sébastien Buemi and Lucas di Grassi for the all-time wins record.

Meanwhile, Evans’ current team-mate and reigning championship leader Cassidy has made the podium eight times in just 12 races this season and has a 25-point lead over second-placed TAG Heuer Porsche’s Pascal Wehrlein. The two top teams when it comes to the championship state.


Portland International Raceway, playground of racing legends and high-speed drama

Portland International Raceway is a staple of American motorsport, particularly renowned for hosting thrilling close-quarter battles in series like IndyCar. In a memorable highlight in 1997, the premier American single-seater series saw a electrifying three-way finish. Marc Blundell edged out Gil de Ferran and Raul Bocelle by a tenth of a second, cementing the race’s legacy as one of the closest on the road course.

The clockwise, 12-turn, 3.190km layout remains unchanged from last year, with the Attack Mode activation zone sitting on the outside of Turn 7. With high-speed corners and long laps, fans can expect overtaking, ample slipstreaming and highlights. Energy management.

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Race to the top of season 10

The second season of the GEN3 era approaches its final showdown. The competition was fierce, with eight different race winners representing six different teams in the first 12 rounds. Almost fourteen drivers have made it onto the podium, and seven different teams are currently in the top 10 of the drivers’ standings.

As the 2023/24 campaign prepares for its 13th and 14th rounds, the current standings are as follows: Jaguar TCS Racing’s KCD leads, followed by two-time Season 10 race winner TAG Heuer Porsche’s Pascal Wehrlein – 167 points. For 142, 58 is on offer as the highest score of the double-header race weekend.

Cassidy Jaguar celebrates Season 10

Cassidy’s compatriot and team-mate Mitch Evans is third on 132 points, with Nissan’s Oliver Rolland a further point behind. Last year’s defending champion, Andretti’s Jake Dennis, rounded out the top five in fourth and fifth respectively.

Jean-Eric Vergne (DS PENSKE) and TAG Heuer Porsche’s da Costa are currently sixth and seventh. Tokyo E-Prix winner Maserati MSG Racing’s Maximillian Guenther sits eighth, followed by the other DS PENSKE machine of Stoffel Vandoorne. After his first Formula E podium at Round 11, Jack Hughes completed the top 10 for NEOM McLaren.

Nine drivers, up to Vantourne in the standings, are still in contention.

Jaguar TCS Racing Teams is on the box seat with 299 points followed by TAG Heuer Porsche with 226 points. In the manufacturers’ standings, Jaguar leads the pack with 337 points, followed by Porsche on 328.

1986: War of the Andretti Family

One of the greatest moments in American open-wheel racing occurred during CART’s (now IndyCar’s) 1986 Portland event. Racing legend Mario Andretti won the race by just 0.07 seconds – but in this case, the race was led by Mario’s son Michael – current CEO and president of Andretti Autosport, and reigning champion Jake Dennis. For last year’s drivers title.

Michael Andretti was leading the event when his car began to struggle for fuel. On the final lap, his engine sputtered, and Mario was able to pass his son at the line. His margin of victory was only two feet.

As you can imagine, it wasn’t a happy day for all Andretti; As Mario celebrates, an injured Michael declares that Mario’s victory should be considered that year’s Father’s Day gift. At the time, it was the closest finish in the game.

Schedule: Where, when and how to watch or stream Formula E’s 2024 Hankook Portland E-Prix

The 2024 Hankook Portland E-Prix kicks off with Free Practice 1 on Friday 28 June at 17:00 local time.

Straight ahead to the first race day of the doubleheader on Saturday 29 June, Free Practice 2 starts at 07:30 local, followed by local qualifying at 09:40, with lights out for Round 4 at 14:00 /21:00 UTC.

For Round 14, the same schedule applies: free practice starts at 07:30 on Sunday 30 June, followed by qualifying at 09:40 local time and the race at 14:00 local/21:00 UTC.

All racing sessions will be shown live on Roku in the US. Highlights will be shown on CBS Sports Network.

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