It had a pass for the lead, a tense fight for the podium places, a change of position on the final lap – and for the most part a decent level of reliability that defied fears of a potential farce. Yes, the first Gen3 Formula E race, held at a packed Autodromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, passed off on Saturday in a manner that should be judged a success. Although it has to be said, the opener fell quite some way short of offering up a great motor race, despite that heady mix of ingredients. Somehow it all seemed a little flat.
Four things we learned from a wild 2023 Mexican E‑Prix
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