Da Costa's race win came with not one, but two, moves that will no doubt be worthy of the overtake of the season and with 73% of the vote his first victory for TAG Heuer Porsche secured your Moment of the Day from the Cape Town E-Prix.
Nissan rookie Sacha Fenestraz's debut pole was next up with 17%, followed by Sebastien Buemi's recovery drive with 6% and Dan Ticktum's best ever finish with 3%.
The DAC is officially back - how da Costa won in Cape Town
After teammate Pascal Wehrlein crashed out at the start, all of Porsche's hope rested on the shoulders of da Costa. Starting down the order in 11th, the Season 6 champion quietly made his way through the field to put himself among the leaders - as has been commonplace from the Porsche powered drivers in 2023
Heading into the closing stages, the race was full of drama with da Costa right in the centre. First he dispatched of Nick Cassidy with that brave move around the outside of the fast run to the beachfront, the Portuguese driver then pulled the pin to open up a gap on the chasing cars of Cassidy and Jean-Eric Vergne.
Giving himself some breathing room, da Costa dived for his second and final ATTACK MODE, but missed the activation loop. Expending all that energy to build a gap on Vergne, but in the end coming to naught. Another attempt to go for the extra 50kW boost was a success but the Porsche driver now found himself behind the black and gold DS PENSKE.
Taking advantage of the slipstream to recoup some of the energy lost in the ATTACK MODE mistake, da Costa found himself right in JEV's wheel tracks with equal energy, and heading towards familiar hunting ground.
Right back to the fast sector, da Costa dummied to right of JEV before darting left to the outside, going wheel-to-wheel with the Frenchman in a mirror of his earlier daring overtake.
Da Costa then held off JEV in the run to the line to take an emotional victory, and secured both your Driver of the Race and now the Moment of the Day from Cape Town.