Jean-Eric Vergne wins Hyderabad E-Prix

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The seasoned Jean Eric Vergne of DS Penske automobiles won an action-packed Formula E Prix in Hyderabad on 11 February.

An overview of the news

  • The fourth leg of the Formula E season of the year 2022-23 was held in Hyderabad.

  • This is the first Formula E race held in India.

  • The Formula E race marked the successful return of top-level motorsport competition to India.

  • Vergne faced a tough challenge from Envision Racing's Nick Cassidy in the 33-lap electrifying race but was able to hold him off in the end.

  • The Hyderabad E-Prix was held on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake and India's first street circuit built near NTR Garden.

  • The winner's trophy was presented by the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur.

  • Nick Cassidy (Envision Racing) and Antonio Félix da Costa (TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team) finished second and third respectively.

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