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Verstappen hailed and Porsche confirm Da Costa appeal – RacingNews365 FE Review

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Ex-Formula 1 driver and two-time Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne has reacted to Max Verstappen's voice of support for the all-electric series.

Following the Japanese Grand Prix, Verstappen was asked for his opinion of Formula E, which is currently in its 10th season.

READ MORE: Verstappen hailed by Formula E champion for support amid 'trash talk'

Porsche deliver Da Costa disqualification appeal update

Porsche confirmed to RacingNews365 that the team has lodged an appeal to the FIA, after Antonio Felix da Costa was stripped of victory in Misano after being disqualified.

The Portuguese driver was initally victorious in the opening race of the recent Misano E-Prix double-header, resulting in a phenomenal celebration.

READ MORE: Porsche deliver Da Costa disqualification appeal update

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A success or a failure?: Drivers react to inaugural Misano E-Prix

Formula E's inaugural Misano E-Prix double-header was always going to be an event that would struggle to win drivers over, given that it was replacing their beloved Rome E-Prix.

Prior to the event, every Formula E race in Italy had been held in the Italian capital, using a circuit which was hailed by Sam Bird as "the best circuit we had in Formula E, one of the best in Formula E history actually".

READ MORE: A success or a failure?: Drivers react to inaugural Misano E-Prix

Rowland criticises Da Costa disqualification: 'I didn't deserve to win'

Oliver Rowland has criticised the disqualification of Antonio Felix da Costa in the Misano E-Prix which saw him inherit victory, with the Nissan driver believing that the technical regulation broken by Porsche was not "performance enhancing".

Rowland secured his first victory since the penultimate round of Season 6 (2019/20) under the strangest circumstances, as he initially celebrated finishing second on the podium.

READ MORE: Rowland criticises Da Costa disqualification: 'I didn't deserve to win'

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	© Simon Galloway / Formula E

Concerns grow over stewarding consistency

Jake Hughes has become the latest driver to question the consistency of the FIA stewarding in Formula E, following the inaugural Misano E-Prix double-header.

The level of stewarding has been a substantial talking point across the seven completed rounds this season, with some drivers feeling that similar incidents are resulting in different outcomes by the FIA.

READ MORE: Concerns grow over stewarding consistency

Cassidy 'back' but admits Porsche are 'next level'

Nick Cassidy admitted that the Porsches are simply "next level" currently but that the old version of him was "back" in the inaugural Misano E-Prix double-header.

It has been a difficult few rounds for Jaguar as a manufacturer ever since São Paulo, where Cassidy crashed out and team-mate Mitch Evans lost a victory at the penultimate corner.

READ MORE: Cassidy 'back' but admits Porsche are 'next level'

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