Kiwi Mitch Evans and his Panasonic Jaguar Racing team earned its first championship points in style after a thrilling race where both he and teammate Adam Carroll finished in the points.

The Jaguar duo scored 16 points and leaped one position in the Team Standings to ninth place with Evans finishing fourth and Carroll eighth.

The Jaguar I-TYPEs started alongside each other in P10 and P11 on the grid, and quickly got to grips with the warm and dusty circuit in the heart of Mexico City.

Both drivers stayed cool amidst the chaos around them to consistently battle within the top ten points-scoring places.

Both drivers efficiently managed their race strategy, pit stops and energy, with Evans surviving heavy contact from a spinning competitor in the closing stages, to record a double points finish and the best result to date in the team's debut season and learning year.

The newest team to join the all-electric Championship, Panasonic Jaguar Racing has worked hard between races, improving with each event by refining both the set-up of the cars and the team's operations to the unique demands of a Formula E race day.

"Today was a crazy race from lap one," Evans said. "I managed to overtake Esteban Gutierrez on the straight and lined up behind Adam.

"After the first safety car we got into a nice rhythm and I ran on really good energy levels and a strong pace. Adam and I were on slightly different strategies, which opened up the opportunity for me to overtake him.

"The race got quite juicy towards the end with both Mahindra cars and Nico Prost crashing into each other, I don't know how my I-TYPE didn't sustain any damage. I was very lucky.

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"To finish with double points today is huge for the team. We came so close in Buenos Aires and everyone has worked incredibly hard since then, so it's a massive reward for everyone at Panasonic Jaguar Racing."