Jean-Eric Vergne wins Formula E title

Frenchmen Jean Eric Vergne wins the 2016/17 Formula E Championship. He dedicated his victory to his friend Jules Bianchi who passed away 3 years ago because of a head injury and was in a coma. He died from injuries sustained while racing in the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.

“I can’t believe it. What a crazy race. God, it feels good!” said an emotional Vergne. “Now just France to win tomorrow. Allez le bleu!” he screamed on the radio. With the Teams’ championship title still at stake, it’s not over yet for the Frenchman.

“This team has never let me down, so I would never let them down now,” he shouted down the radio”

Championship points

Pos Driver Pts
1 Jean-Éric Vergne 198
2 Lucas di Grassi 144
3 Sam Bird 143
4 Sébastien Buemi 125
5 Daniel Abt 120
6 Felix Rosenqvist 96
7 Mitch Evans 68
8 André Lotterer 64
9 Nelson Piquet Jr. 51
10 Oliver Turvey 46
11 Nick Heidfeld 42
12 Maro Engel 31
13 Edoardo Mortara 29
14 Jérôme d’Ambrosio 27
15 António Félix da Costa 20
16 Alex Lynn 17
17 José María López 14
18 Tom Dillman 12
19 Nico Prost 8
20 Tom Blomqvist 4
21 Luca Filippi 1
22 Stéphane Sarrazin 0
23 Ma Qing Hua 0
24 Kamui Kobayashi 0
25 Neel Jani 0

The 2018/19 FIA Formula E championship gets underway on December 15 in the Saudi Arabian city of Riyadh.

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