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Bird swoops for Buenos Aires victory

Updated 1345 GMT (2145 HKT) February 8, 2016
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A joyous Sam Bird gives a one-fingered victory salute after the Formula E ePrix in Buenos Aires. Sam Bloxham/Sam Bloxham
Sebastien Buemi (left) embraces Bird after the pair's epic battle at the Buenos Aires ePrix on Saturday. Sam Bloxham/Sam Bloxham
Bird in his DS Virgin Racing car (left) and Sebastien Buemi of Renault e.dams fought an incredible battle in the closing laps of the race. The Swiss, who started from last place at the Puerto Madero Street circuit, couldn't find a way past and had to settle for second place. Getty Images Latam/Getty Images South America
Buemi, Bird and third-placed Lucas di Grassi (far right) pose for the cameras on the podium in Buenos Aires. Zak Mauger/Formula E
Buenos Aires hosted round four of the 2015-16 Formula E World Championship. Zak Mauger/Formula E
Green, clean and fast: Formula E is the world's first all-electric racing series. Sam Bloxham/Formula E
Formula E aims to bring fans closer to the sport. The Fan Boost vote means the audience can even give their favorite driver a 100kJ surge of power during the race. Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne, pictured, proved popular with the fans in Uruguay. Sam Bloxham/Formula E
CNN SuperCharged presenter Nicki Shields out on an electric bike in Buenos Aires before Saturday's race. The city has embraced electric transport in recent years. Stef Blendis/CNN
In our new show SuperCharged, Shields will be giving you an insight not only into race weekends but the electric technologies that are becoming more prominent on the streets of towns and cities all over the world. The first show airs on Saturday February 13. For show times visit CNN's motorsport page Stefanie Blendis/CNN