A couple of minutes earlier than the ultimate of Euro Football, Sam Bird leads the colours of England to victory, on the event of the second race in New York. After a pole place earlier in the day, the Jaguar rider was in the lead from begin to end, dealing with this hectic E-Prix completely in the peloton.
Behind the rostrum is accomplished by Nick Cassidy and Antonio Felix Da Costa. Sam Bird thus turns into the one driver to have gained two races this season.
Behind, the race was catastrophic for the leaders in the championship. Edoardo Mortara, in the lead earlier than the race completed out of factors after a collision, inflicting the Intervention of the Safety Car. Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne had to retire firstly after his automotive went into “failure” mode.
Robin Frinjs, tied with Mortara, finishes with solely 4 factors after beginning in final place on the grid. As a end result, Sam Bird takes the lead in the championship with 81 factors.
The subsequent assembly will stay in an English-speaking nation for the reason that pilots will go to London from July 24 to 25. With solely 4 races remaining, the title race continues to be unsure.