London ePrix (2015)
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Sébastien Buemi saw the chequered flag in fifth place and lost the drivers’ title by a mere point in a race that was a real cliff-hanger!
It rarely happened during their father's and uncle's sometimes bitter racing in the 1980s, but Bruno Senna holding off Sebastien Buemi in the closing stages of the final Formula E race today ensured that Nelson Piquet Jnr became the first Formula E champion.
Sam Bird won a thrilling London ePrix after on-the-road winner Stephane Sarrazin was penalised for using too much battery energy, while Nelson Piquet Jr was crowned champion after a pulsating race in Battersea Park.
Stephane Sarrazin claimed pole position in a dry, damp and then finally full wet qualifying session for the Formula E season finale at Battersea Park.
After yesterday's race, Sebastien Buemi topped the second free practice ahead of the all-important qualifying session for the final round of the championship.
Loic Duval set the pace for Dragon Racing in the first practice session for the second leg of the London ePrix, the final round of the Formula E season.
Lucas di Grassi from the ABT Sportsline team lies 13 points behind championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr.
Sebastien Buemi took his third Formula E victory of the season to ensure a three-way fight for the title in the final round of the inaugural season tomorrow afternoon.
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson believes that Formula E will surpass Formula 1 in popularity in the next "four or five years".
The first corner at the Battersea Park circuit has come under significant fire from drivers as a huge bump in the tarmac has caused the delay of the second Free Practice session.