“Finally a good race for us and a great result for the team,” said Buemi. “I’m going to savor it as much as possible after what happened here last year. It’s really special to get on the podium here. I hope it’s the start of a good series. is already looking forward to Marrakech, “he continued.
In 2019, Buemi, then fighting for the podium, had to give up shortly before the end, deprived of energy. This had caused a big anger on his part, relayed on social networks.
Another Swiss scored points in Mexico: Edoardo Mortara (Venturi) finished eighth. Neel Jani (Porsche) placed fourteenth while Nico Müller (Geox Dragon) was the first to retire.
New Zealander Mitch Evans (Jaguar) won, becoming the fourth different winner in as many races. He was ahead of the Portuguese Antonio Felix da Costa (Techeetah) by 4”271 and Buemi by 6”181. Evans thus takes the lead in the championship with a point ahead of the Englishman Alexander Sims (BMW i Andretti) and eight over da Costa. The next race will take place on February 29 in Marrrakech.