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.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?


from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just