Sébastien Buemi and Envision Racing face the challenges of the first Tokyo E-Prix

fia formula e | 03.04.2024

During the first-ever Tokyo E-Prix, Sébastien Buemi and the Envision Racing team showed determination and resilience despite the obstacles encountered on the track. While teammate Robin Frijns took a well-deserved eighth place, Buemi also showed his skill and commitment on the Japanese circuit.

Although the qualifying session was difficult for Envision Racing, Buemi demonstrated his ability to progress through the field despite starting in 21st position after damage prevented him from fully exploiting his final qualifying attempt. Throughout the historic race, Buemi demonstrated perseverance and skill to overcome challenges.

Despite a difficult start, Buemi quickly gained places in the peloton, showcasing his talent and expertise. His steady progress on the track has been an example of his commitment to the team and his desire to succeed in this demanding sport.

After 35 exciting laps, Buemi crossed the finish line in 12th place, adding valuable points to the driver and team standings. His strong performance and contribution to the team highlights his importance in Envision Racing's quest for success in the Formula E championship.

After the race, the team received some good news with the disqualification of a competitor, which allowed Robin Frijns to move up to eighth place and Buemi to finish in 12th place, adding two more points to the total team and driver championships.

“I am extremely satisfied with my performance today in Tokyo. The circuit was difficult, but we managed to overcome the obstacles and achieve a solid result. The team has worked hard to prepare the car, and I would like to thank them for their dedication and support. We will continue to fight for even better results in the next races. » Sébastien Buemi