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How an open title fight was defused in just two races

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It was open season as Formula E returned to action, with the championship contenders all close on points ahead of the six-part Berlin E-Prix. But after just two races, Antonio Felix da Costa's dominance this week has all but defused the title fight…

The optimism of 11 Formula E teams as they served a 36-hour quarantine in individual Berlin hotel rooms didn't account for one all-important factor: Antonio Felix da Costa.

After a 158-day coronavirus hiatus, he arrived atop the standings but by an entirely surmountable 11-point margin. Yet to be a repeat winner this season and with 180 points on the table, this was a championship battle on course to go down to the wire.

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