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The 2018/19 Formula E season

Updated 1105 GMT (1905 HKT) July 18, 2019
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The 2018/19 Formula E season proved to be a thriller, with the exciting new Gen2 cars boasting top speeds of 280km/h. Eight different drivers won the first eight races in a season that went down to the wire. Handout/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne became the first double champion in the sport's history, defending the title he won last season thanks to three race victories. Handout/Getty Images North America/FIA Formula E via Getty Images
Robin Frijns won his second E-Prix of the season, storming to victory in the final race of 2018/19 in New York. Handout/Getty Images North America/FIA Formula E via Getty Images
Former world champion Sebastian Buemi claimed his first victory of 2018/19 at the first of a double-header in New York. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Jean-Eric Vergne strengthened his grip on the title with his third victory of the season in Bern, extending his lead to 38 points at the top of the championship. Handout/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
An ecstatic Lucas Di Grassi celebrated in style after dominating the Berlin E-Prix to close the gap at the top of the drivers' championship. BRITTA PEDERSEN/DPA/AFP/Getty Images
Formula E finally got its first repeat winner of the season in race nine, as Jean-Eric Vergne led from pole to finish to secure his second victory of the season. Alastair Staley / LAT Images
Dutch driver Robin Frijns claimed victory in Paris on the day his country celebrated its national King's Day. The Envision Virgin Racing man was the eighth different driver to win the eight races so far this season. Giorgio Perottino/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images for Kaspersky Lab
Mitch Evans victory at the Rome ePrix was Jaguar's first in motorsport since 1991. The Kiwi is the only driver to score points in the seven races so far this season. ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Jean-Eric Vergne put an end to a miserable run of form that saw him go pointless for three straight races by taking victory in Sanya, the first time the championship had visited the south China city Handout/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
Edoardo Mortara backed up his third place in Mexico by claiming top spot in Hong Kong, Venturi's first ever victory in Formula E. Sam Bird had initially crossed the line in first place but after a four-hour investigation, was demoted for smashing into the back of race leader Andre Lotterer. Handout/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
Former world champion Lucas Di Grassi celebrates his victory at the Mexico ePrix, arguably the most thrilling race in the sport's five seasons. Race leader Pascal Wehrlein's battery died just meters from the line, allowing Di Grassi to swoop past on the inside and snatch victory. Handout/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
On a sweltering afternoon in Santiago, Chile -- the hottest ePrix in history -- Sam Bird stormed to victory at the Parque O'Higgins Circuit. After finishing third overall last season, the Briton will have hopes of coming out on top this time around. Handout/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Jerome d'Ambrosio followed up his podium finish in Saudi Arabia with victory in Marrakesh -- his third in Formula E -- to take an early lead at the top of the championship. Handout/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The season got off to a thrilling start in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, as Portuguese driver Antonio Felix da Costa edged out Jean-Eric Vergne and Jerome d'Ambrosio to claim the second Formula E win of his career. Handout/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images