Formula E

Guenther’s Thrilling Tokyo Triumph: From Pole Position Drama to Epic Pass for Victory

In a post-race interview with EV Powered, Maximilian Guenther shared insights into his remarkable victory at the Tokyo E-Prix, detailing the dramatic twists and turns that led to his fifth Formula E triumph.

Guenther recounted the tense moments leading up to the race, revealing how he narrowly missed out on securing the Julius Baer Pole Position. However, undeterred by this setback, Guenther remained focused on his race strategy, determined to make an impact on the track.

As the race progressed and energy management became critical, Guenther seized the opportunity to challenge long-time leader Oliver Rowland. Placing himself strategically in the slipstream of the Nissan driver, Guenther showcased his skill and precision, staying within striking distance while conserving energy for a decisive push.

When Guenther finally made his move for the lead on Lap 24, Rowland proved unable to mount a successful defense, despite fierce attempts in front of his home supporters. Guenther’s flawless performance saw him fend off three challenges on the final lap, ultimately crossing the finish line to clinch victory for himself and Maserati MSG Racing.

The win holds significant importance for Guenther and his team as they prepare for their upcoming home race in Misano. With momentum on their side, Guenther and Maserati MSG Racing are poised to continue their success on the Formula E circuit, further solidifying their position as formidable competitors in the championship.

Want the latest Electric vehicle news in your inbox? Sign up to the free EV Powered email newsletter...