Nyck de Vries had his best Formula E weekend of season 10

Mahindra Racing Nick de Vries He managed to score his first points of the year in Shanghai, meaning that all 22 full-time drivers now have their name on Season 10.

The season 7 world champion returned to Formula E this year, joining Edoardo Mortara At Mahindra Racing. Despite this being their 10th year in the All-Electric Championship, the team had a challenging first half of the season but are working very hard to get back to the top.

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At the halfway point of Season 10, the Mahindra team is the only team without a championship point. However, their fortunes changed and for Berlin, when Mortara managed a masterclass in qualifying to put the car on the pole. Not only was it a much-needed boost of confidence and celebration for the team, it also came with three championship points. The Swiss-Italian finished eighth in the race, his first top-10 finish of the year.

Last weekend in Shanghai, De Vries put in a great performance. The Dutchman climbed from 13th on the grid to eighth on lap 11 and scored his first points of the year. He found himself leading the race at one point, his first career win since the 2022 Berlin E-Prix.

„I’m very happy,” De Vries said of his first 10 points of the season. „It’s the result of qualifying. It was a tough race, I didn’t have too many DNFs in front of me, we had a good race. I’m happy for everyone and I’m giving something back after the hard work already done.

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„We’re not clear where we want to be yet, because in the end we weren’t fast enough, but the points count now.”


The next day the good news kept coming. De Vries qualified for duals for the first time all season and won Nissans Oliver Rowland To advance to the semi-finals. He started the race fourth and made great progress, but spun at the end Sam the bird Finishing 16th at the checkered flag cost him a huge deal.

„We have to take it one step at a time and be realistic. Keeping in mind what our limitations are and having the right expectations and the right strategies is the key to bringing something home. If you’re trying to fight what will ultimately be a losing battle, you’re always going to fall behind.”

There are two more rounds left – four races in total – over Portland, then the finale in London.

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