Maximilian Günther (GER) celebratedin the eighth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season. In the third of six races making up the season finale at Berlin-Tempelhof (GER), Günther first secured second place on the grid and then, late on, overtook Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA, DS Techeetah), who had been leading until that point, to take the lead.
He brought the car home with the narrowest lead in the history of Formula E; he finished 0.128 seconds ahead of the rapidly approaching Robin Frijns (NED, Envision Virgin Racing). In the overall standings, Günther has moved up into second place with 69 points. Alexander Sims (GBR) in tenth also picked up a point. In the team standings, BMW i Andretti Motorsport remains in second place.
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