Formula E 2015 - Battersea race report

Dramatic final race for inaugural season

Battersea Park saw a dramatic conclusion to Formula E's first ever season. Nelson Piquet Jr of Team China racing took the championship win just a single point ahead of rival Sebastien Buemi.

Buemi did however manage to bring home the title for team E.dams-Renault.

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Driver Stephane Sarrazin of Venturi GP was leading for the majority of the race after qualifying in first. He then dropped down to 15th after a huge 49 second time penalty for consuming too much battery power.

Michelin's custom 18-inch treaded tyre performed admirably throughout the race, despite the difficulties that the track presented.

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50,000 people turned up to witness the Battersea park race, 20,000 more than expected.

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