Is a once wide-open title fight already over?

Is a once wide-open title fight already over?

After its first eight races had eight different winners, the first title fight of Formula E's Gen2 era seemed as though it would conclude with a season finale battle royale featuring multiple contenders. But has one driver stolen too much of a march?

The 2018-19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers' championship looked as if it was building into yet another fiercely contested battle that would go down to the wire. When eight different drivers won the first eight races of the season, it seemed likely that more than half the field would be heading to this weekend's season finale in New York with a shot at claiming the crown.

But then Jean-Eric Vergne turned the screw.

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