Marrakesh ePrix (2016)
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Renault e.dams senior Team Manager Jean-Paul Driot says Sebastien Buemi’s success in the Marrakesh ePrix will be vital to his and the team's chances of defending their Formula E titles.
Formula E rookie Maro Engel lost a likely second consecutive points finish after his second car refused to start during the pitstop in the Marrakesh ePrix.
Jean-Eric Vergne was left frustrated and demanding an investigation into issues that halted a potential victory in Marrakesh on Saturday.
Sebastien Buemi was victorious in the second round of the Formula E championship season in Marrakesh, fighting back from seventh on the grid.
Formula E is set for one of its most energy-sapping races at the first ever Marrakesh ePrix on Saturday, with the race becoming the longest in the championship history.
Formula E points leader Sebastien Buemi has been handed a five-place grid penalty for the Marrakesh ePrix following post-qualifying technical checks.
Formula E rookie Felix Rosenqvist will start from pole position for the Marrakesh ePrix after clocking the best time in the Super Pole session at the Circuit Moulay El Hassan.
Sebastien Buemi was fastest in final Marrakesh ePrix practice, taking the top spot with a late 200kw lap before the session was red-flagged due to Sam Bird crashing into the barriers.
Lucas di Grassi set the fastest time in the first official practice session for the Marrakesh ePrix in Morocco on Saturday.
The Marrakesh ePrix will be the first ePrix to take place in Morocco and indeed on the African continent.
Formula E is the official partner event of the UN Climate Conference “COP22"