Rowland in the mix as Nissan eye strong Portland weekend

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Rowland in the mix as Nissan eye strong Portland weekend

Eyes on the top prize for Yorkshireman Rowland?


Nissan sit third in the Teams' standings thanks in no small part to Oliver Rowland's efforts, with another pair of points finishes in Shanghai last time out.

The Brit is fresh out of The Added Lap podcast studio and sits fourth in the Drivers' World Championship, a point back from Jaguar TCS Racing's Mitch Evans and 36 from the summit, with 58 on offer over the Portland double-header.

Rowland's expecting more of the same style of elbows-out racing and battle for track position while keeping a close eye on energy - the kind of juggling that's suited him so far in Season 10.

WATCH: How to watch Formula E's Hankook Portland E-Prix on TV or via streaming services in your country

"It's been an all-round very positive season for us as a team, and we're looking to continue this into the penultimate event," says the Brit.

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"I've never raced around Portland before, but I'm confident that I can get in tune with the track quickly, so that we can score some good points. We know it's likely to be another peloton-style race, which we've thrived in during this campaign.

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"It's important to stay out of trouble, and to take the chances to overtake when they're on offer at the right time. I've enjoyed these races since the start of the season, and hopefully we can have another strong weekend in Portland."

The series' first visit to Portland saw Nissan produce an strong qualifying performance, taking second and third on the grid, with Sacha Fenestraz lining up on the front-row.

A second home for Nissan

Formula E's visit to the USA is one of the highlights of the season for the team, as Nissan has a strong relationship with the country, where it has been in operation since 1960, with its current headquarters based in Franklin, Tennessee. The engagement in the US provides 21,000 jobs, selling over 800,000 vehicles in 2023.

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Tommaso Volpe, Managing Director and Team Principal, Nissan is happy with the job done so far this season, but wants a double-score in Portland to cement their current berth.


"We're delighted to arrive in the USA third in the Teams' table going into the penultimate weekend of action," says Volpe. "We're one of only two teams to have scored points in every round since Round 3, and I'm extremely proud of the whole crew for this! But we know we're going to have to continue to work hard to maintain our position.

"In Portland, even though there is a difference in the number of laps between the two races, we're expecting both races to be similar to what we've seen in Berlin and Shanghai. It's important that we have two cars in the top-10 not only in Portland but throughout the last four races, and we have full confidence in both of our drivers to do this."

"The last few months have been intense with a lot of racing and travelling, so the break was welcome to get ready to head into these last two weekends freshly prepared," adds Sacha Fenestraz, who sits 13th in the Drivers' standings.

"It's important now to maximize the opportunities in front of us and to make sure that we finish as high as possible in the Teams' standings. We know how crucial it is to have a clean weekend and remain in contention until the final laps. Last year in Portland, I qualified on the front-row and felt very confident, so I'm looking forward to returning and seeing what we can achieve."

SCHEDULE: Where, when and how to watch or stream Formula E's 2024 Hankook Portland E-Prix

The 2024 Hankook Portland E-Prix gets underway on Friday 28 June with Free Practice 1 at 17:00 local time.

Then it's straight into the first race day of the double-header on Saturday 29 June as Free Practice 2 kicks off the day at 07:30 local, followed by qualifying at 09:40 local with lights out on Round 4 at 14:00 local/21:00 UTC.

For Round 14, the same schedule applies: Free Practice starts at 07:30 on Sunday 30 June, followed by qualifying at 09:40 local time and the race at 14:00 local/21:00 UTC.

All race sessions will be shown live on Roku in the USA. Highlights will be shown on CBS Sports Network.

View the full schedule in your time zone and check the broadcaster listings or tap the Ways to Watch button above to find out where to watch all the racing action where you live.