Rome E-Prix: Mitch Evans and Jaguar ‘rocket-ship’ take victory

(CNN)Mitch Evans negotiated a chaotic opening lap that saw bumps, crashes and a multi-car pile up before pulling off a dramatic overtaking maneuver to secure victory at the Rome E-Prix Saturday. “Everyone has worked their hearts out. This feels really special. “The car was an absolute rocket-ship today.” READ: How to drive a 140 mph electric car The race was halted early when Jose Maria Lopez in the Geox Dragon brushed a curb and collided with a wall on the final corner of the first lap. A pile up ensued, drawing a red flag that saw all cars hauled into the pits as some semblance of order was restored. The race restarted after a lengthy delay with Andre Lotterer, who …