Rosen­qvist wins in Mar­rakech

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FELIX ROSEN­QVIST (Mahindra Rac­ing) took vic­tory in the Mar­rakech ePrix af­ter start­ing in third place. He snatched the win from pole-starter Se­bas­tian Buemi (DAMS) and Sam Bird (Vir­gin Rac­ing) to jump into the lead in the Formula E cham­pi­onship stand- ings for the first time ever. Pre­vi­ously lead­ing the cham­pi­onship, Bird fin­ished in third place and is now four points be­hind Rosen­qvist.

The 33 lap Mar­rakech ePrix was the third round in the 2017-2018 ABB FIA Formula E cham­pi­onship and marked the sec­ond time an ePrix was be­ing held on the 2.98km street cir­cuit. With the win, Mahindra Rac­ing has in­creased their lead in the team’s cham­pi­onship over Vir­gin Rac­ing by 18 points. The next round of rac­ing is sched­uled for San­ti­ago, Chile in early Fe­bru­ary.

Felix Rosen­qvist and team­mate Nick Hei­d­feld with the Mahindra Rac­ing team to com­mem­o­rate Rosen­qvist’s Mar­rakech vic­tory

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